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  1. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act on the Directorate of Education, No. 91/2015. (Lög um Menntamálastofnun, 2015 nr. 91) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-07-10 | ISL-2015-L-101863

    The Act establishes the Directorate of Education. The Directorate is an administrative institution in the field of education and its main objective is to improve quality and support progress in education in accordance with law and government policies, best evidence and international standards.

  2. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Vocational Rehabilitation and the Operation of Vocational Rehabilitation Funds Law, No. 60/2012. (Lög um atvinnutengda starfsendurhćfingu og starfsemi starfsendurhćfingarsjóđa) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 2012-10-01 | ISL-2012-L-95344

    The purpose of the Law is to ensure to persons with reduced work abilitly due to illness or accidents, have access to occupational vocational rehabilitation which should be one element of a comprehensive system of rehabilitation where vocational funds and agencies at both the central and local government work together as much as possible and seek to define and perform their functions in a manner that provide people with the opportunity to be active in the labor market.

  3. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act on the recognition of professional qualifications for the pursuit of an activity in Iceland 2010 (No. 26/2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-31 | ISL-2010-L-101850

  4. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act on Compulsory Education, No. 91/2008. (Lög um grunnskóla) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-07-01 | ISL-2008-L-104423

  5. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 495/2001 respecting recognition of work and vocational training in industry in another EEA State. - English translation

    Adoption: 2001-06-06 | ISL-2001-R-67138

  6. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 367 of 1997 on the recognition of work and vocational training in industry within the European Economic Area.

    Adoption: 1997-05-30 | ISL-1997-R-53086

  7. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 37 of 1997 to amend Act No. 83 of 1993 on the recognition of education and diplomas.

    Adoption: 1997-05-16 | ISL-1997-L-53071

    Amendment to apply provisions of the European Economic Area Agreement.

  8. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 30 of 1997 to amend Act No.112 of 1984 on captains and steersmen on Icelandic vessels.

    Adoption: 1997-05-05 | ISL-1997-L-53068

    Minor amendments of Act No. 112 of 1984 with the same title.

  9. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 280 of 1997 on apprenticeship contracts and vocational training.

    Adoption: 1997-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-17 | ISL-1997-R-53083

    Concerns the relationship between the apprentice and the master craftsman or the company, contractual conditions, and annulation. The authority for this Regulation is based on Act. No. 80 of 1996 on Secondary Schools. It repeals Regulation No. 560 of 1995 regarding crafts, apprenticeship and master craftsmen.

  10. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 278 of 1997 on examinations for apprentices.

    Adoption: 1997-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-17 | ISL-1997-R-53084

    Contains detailed rules concerning the apprecticeship examinations. Made under Act No. 80 of 1996 on Secondary Schools.

  11. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 279 of 1997 on adult education and re-education.

    Adoption: 1997-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-17 | ISL-1997-R-53085

    Sets out rules concerning adult education in secondary schools or in special centers for adult education. Made under Act No. 80 of 1996 on Secondary Schools.

  12. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 560 of 1995 regarding crafts, apprenticeship and master craftsmen.

    Adoption: 1995-10-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-20 | ISL-1995-R-46648

    The authority of this regulation arises out of Act. No. 57 of 1988 on colleges. It states the different categories of recognized crafts and sets out rules concerning apprenticeship contracts and examinations.

  13. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 139 of 1995 regarding training of drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous substances.

    Adoption: 1995-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-03 | ISL-1995-R-46671

    The authority of the regulation arises out of Act No. 50 of 1987 regarding traffic. It contains provisions concerning training courses and certificates. The regulation makes reference to the European Economic Area Agreement and several directives of the European Union.

  14. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 76 of 1993 on the Research Institute for Pedagogic and Educational Affairs.

    Adoption: 1993-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-05-19 | ISL-1993-L-46314

    Sets out provisions regarding the establishment of the institute, its scope and its functions. Repeals Act No. 69 of 1988 with the same title.

  15. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Vocational Training (Business Sector) Act, No. 19/1992. - English translation (as amended up to 1996)

    Adoption: 1992-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 1992-05-15 | ISL-1992-L-35892

    The aim of the Act is to encourage workers to improve their working skills and increase their marketability as well as to increase productivity. This goal is to be reached through administrative initiative and general support from the authorities. The Act covers both courses in basic training and retraining. The Minister of Social Affairs appoints delegates to a council composed of seven members. Grants can be awarded in order to finance courses as well as to pay related expenses. It is a condition for obtaining a grant that admission fees include partial costs. The following parties have the right to apply for a grant: the union of employers, union of workers, private companies and educational councils of different trades. Documentation to apply for a grant must include the following information:aim and desciption of the course, duration, number of participants, supervisors, study demands and financial plan. The Act shall be revised in three years.

  16. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No.41 of 1975 on Social Advisors as amended through Act No. 48 of 1990.

    Adoption: 1990-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 1975-05-27 | ISL-1990-L-36748

    Educational qualifications.

  17. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 73 of 1989 to amend Act No. 58 of 1984 on nurses' aides.

    Adoption: 1989-05-31 | ISL-1989-L-36759

    Consolidated text.

  18. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law on Civil Social Services School No. 60/1989. (Lög um Félagsmálaskóla alţýđu nr. 60/1989) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-05-31 | ISL-1989-L-91328

  19. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 48 of 1986 on primary and secondary school teachers and headmasters.

    Adoption: 1986-05-02 | Date of entry into force: 1987-01-01 | ISL-1986-L-36445

    Provisions on educational qualifications for teachers in different sectors and rules concerning recruitment. Repeals Act No. 51 of 1978 on teachers and Headmasters.

  20. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 112 of 1984 on captains and steersmen on Icelandic vessels.

    Adoption: 1984-12-31 | ISL-1984-L-36439

    Divides vessels into different categories and sets out rules concerning minimum number of crew members for each category. Contains provisions on educational qualifications, rules concerning the certification of the time spent working at sea, and the rights related to that. A special committee, appointed by the Minister of Communications, can grant exemptions from these rules. Reapeals Act No. 81 of 1984 on Captains and Steermen on Iceandic Vessels.

  21. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 113 of 1984 on mechanics and engineers on Icelandic vessels.

    Adoption: 1984-12-31 | ISL-1984-L-36440

    Sets out rules concerning minimum number of crew members, educational qualifications, rules concerning certification of the time spent working at sea, and the rights related to that. A special committee, appointed by the Minister of Communications, can grant exemptions from these rules. Repeals Act No. 77 of 1984 on Mechanics and Engineers on Icelandic Vessels.

  22. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 58 of 1984 on nurses' aides.

    Adoption: 1984-05-28 | ISL-1984-L-36429

    Provisions concerning educational qualifications and the rights and duties of nursing assistants. Repeals art. 8 of Act No. 8 of 1974 on Nursing.

  23. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 660 of 1981 as amended through Regulation No. 459 of 1988 on the employment of policemen, school for policemen etc.

    Adoption: 1981-11-27 | Date of entry into force: 1981-11-27 | ISL-1981-R-46687

    Sets out rules regarding the qualifications for applicants. Contains detailed provisions regarding the school for policemen and the curriculum.

  24. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 42 of 1978 on industrial trade. - English translation (as amended up to 2000)

    Adoption: 1978 | ISL-1978-L-36750

    Act respecting permission to operate in industrial trade. (Handicraft is not included.) Provisions regarding granting of certificates for mastercraftmen. Apprentices may only work under the supervision of a mastercraftman.

  25. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 56 of 1972 on policemen.

    Adoption: 1972-05-29 | ISL-1972-L-36392

    Provisions concerning, inter alia, the administration of the police force, education and duties of policemen. Policemen have the same rights and duties as other civil servants.

  26. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 13 of 1962 on a school for the deaf.

    Adoption: 1962-03-31 | ISL-1962-L-36731

    Sets out provisions concerning a school for deaf children.

  27. Iceland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. 49 of 1961 on courses for foremen.

    Adoption: 1961-03-29 | ISL-1961-L-36729

    Provides for regular courses for the training of foremen. The expense shall be paid by the State.


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