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  1. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 94 of 1994 on the Pension Fund for Seafarers.

    Adoption: 1994-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | ISL-1994-L-46393

    Incorporates all seafarers on Icelandic vessels, including those providing maintenance. Members who retire at sea have the right to continue as members of the fund provided they continue working within the fishing industry.

  2. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 118 of 1993 on social assistance. - English translation

    Adoption: 1993-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-01 | ISL-1993-L-46317

    According to the Act, social assistance incorporates inter alia benefits for single parents, young students, the disabled, widows and widowers and supporters of sick and disabled children.

  3. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 93 of 1993 on unemployment benefits.

    Adoption: 1993-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-30 | ISL-1993-L-46315

    Provides for unemployment benefits for employees and independent workers on the conditions set out in Chapter IV. The exceptions to the rule are listed in section 21. Chapter V contains provisions regarding the calculation of benefits, and Chapter VI contains provisions concerning the method of payment. Consolidation incorporating the amendments made since the promulgation of Act No. 96 of 1990 on unemployment benefits.

  4. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 194 of 1992 on Patient's Share of Health Service Cost.

    Adoption: 1992-05-26 | Date of entry into force: 1992-06-01 | ISL-1992-R-35918

  5. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 150 of 1992 on financial aid for the providers of handicapped and sick children.

    Adoption: 1992-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | ISL-1992-R-35916

    The regulation states that the providers of handicapped and sick children from the age of 3 months to 16 years have the right to financial aid in special cases. The State Social Security Institute (SSSI) decides on the benefits and the Regulation provides for different cases in which providers can be granted financial aid. The SSSI must decide the length of the period, which cannot exceed three years. If necessary, the SSSI can decide on another period. Benefits can also be granted retroactive to two years. The Municipal Center for the Handicapped shall receive all necessary information from the SSSI.

  6. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Municipalities' Social Services Act, No. 40/1991. (Lög um félagsţjónustu sveitarfélaga nr. 40/1991) - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1991-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 1991-03-27 | ISL-1991-L-46311

    Provides for social services for children, senior citizens, alcohol and drug abusers, and the disabled. Also provides for services dealing with housing, job placement and unemployment.

  7. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 299 of 1990 as amended through Regulation No. 201 of 1991 on the construction fund for the elderly.

    Adoption: 1990-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-16 | ISL-1990-R-46668

    Administrative and financial provisions.

  8. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 126 of 1989 to amend Act No. 50 of 1984 on the Pension Fund for Farmers.

    Adoption: 1989-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 1984-06-01 | ISL-1989-L-36761

    Consolidated text.

  9. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 82 of 1989 on the affairs of the elderly.

    Adoption: 1989-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | ISL-1989-L-36760

    Provides for health care and social service for the elderly. Provisions on administration, financing, service at home, organisation of services in general, etc.

  10. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 34 of 1988 on payments of the Unemployment Insurance Fund to fishery workers.

    Adoption: 1988-05-18 | ISL-1988-L-36757

    Administrative provisions concerning payments to fish-industry companies on behalf of their employees. Repeals Act No. 55 of 1986 with the same title.

  11. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules No. 59 of 1987 regarding social assistance for the visually disabled.

    Adoption: 1987-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 1987-02-04 | ISL-1987-R-46680

    Provisions regarding auxiliary devices for the visually disabled.

  12. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 58 of 1985 to amend Act No. 55 of 1980 on working terms and pension rights insurance.

    Adoption: 1985-06-19 | ISL-1985-L-36949

    Should a pension fund member, who has the right to take maternity leave under the Act No. 97 of 1980, decide to leave her/his former job, the fund shall be obliged to grant the member continued membership on the same basis for up to 7 years, provided the member undertakes to pay the part of the contribution payable by the employer as well. Such member shall have rights equal to those of other members, inter alia, concerning loans.

  13. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 20 of 1985 to amend Act No. 50 of 1984 on the pension fund for farmers.

    Adoption: 1985-05-28 | ISL-1985-L-36442

    Amendment concerning calculation of benefits.

  14. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 2 of 1985 on pensions for the elderly.

    Adoption: 1985-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 1980-01-01 | ISL-1985-L-36690

    Divided into two categories: payments to members of pension funds and payments of benefits in general. All elderly persons shall receive retirement benefits from the age of 70 if they have retired. A person who has reached the age of 75 shall receive benefits regardless of continuing work. Chapter III has general provisions on retirement benefits, disability benefits and survivor's benefits. Repeals Act No. 63 of 1971 with the same title.

  15. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 430 of 1984 as amended through Regulation No. 429 of 1989 on members of the Pension Fund for Farmers and their contributions to the fund.

    Adoption: 1984-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 1984-11-14 | ISL-1984-R-46685

    Provisions concerning eligibility and the amount of contributions.

  16. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 50 of 1984 on the pension fund for farmers.

    Adoption: 1984-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 1984-01-01 | ISL-1984-L-36441

    Members of the Fund are farmers and their spouses (including common-law marriages) and agricultural workers over 16 years old who are not members of other funds. Contains provisions on administration, investment of assets, amount of the contributions and calculations of benefits. Each member who has paid his contributions for 12 months or longer has the right to retirement benefits at the age of 67 but can defer the retirement until the age of 70. Art. 10 contains provisions on disability benefits for disabilities estimated at 40 percent or more. Art. 11 and 12 contain provisions on survivor's benefits. Repeals Act No. 101 of 1970 on the Pension Fund for Farmers.

  17. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 40 of 1981 to amend Act No. 112 of 1976 on day-care centers for children.

    Adoption: 1981-05-26 | ISL-1981-L-36404

    Consolidated text.

  18. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 194 of 1981 on working terms and pensions rights insurance.

    Adoption: 1981-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1981-03-31 | ISL-1981-R-46686

    Contains provisions regarding compulsory membership of pension funds and provisions on contribution and its reimbursement.

  19. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Act (No. 64/1981)

    Adoption: 1981 | Date of entry into force: 1981-07-01 | ISL-1981-L-35587

    Contains some provisions about Unemployment Insurance Fund premium. Makes provisions for the right to benefits and the payment of benefits.

  20. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 91 of 1980 on the registration of pension fund's benefit rights.

    Adoption: 1980-12-23 | ISL-1980-L-36405

    Stipulates a general registration of the pension fund's benefit rights of all Icelanders. Every worker, employer, pension fund and fiscal authority shall provide the Ministry of Finance with all the required information.

  21. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act on Working Terms and Pension Rights Insurance, No. 55/1980. (Lög um starfskjör launafólks og skyldutryggingu lífeyrisréttinda nr. 55/1980) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-06-09 | ISL-1980-L-36768

    Wages and other working terms agreed between social partners shall be considered minimum terms for all workers in the relevant occupation. Contracts on worse terms shall be void. All workers and those who run businesses or private enterprises shall be members of the pension fund in the field of activity in question. Provisions respecting contributions of workers and employers. All employers shall be obliged to pay to the sickness benefit fund and holiday allowance fund of the relevant labour union.

  22. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 17 of 1978 to amend Act No. 16 of 1965 on the pension fund for nurses.

    Adoption: 1978-04-28 | ISL-1978-L-36406

    Amendment concerning the investment of the fund's assets.

  23. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 112 of 1976 on day-care centers for children.

    Adoption: 1976-12-31 | ISL-1976-L-36403

    Repeals Act No. 29 of 1973 on State's participation in the construction of day-care centers.

  24. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 14 of 1969 to amend Act No. 16 of 1965 on a pension fund for nurses.

    Adoption: 1969-03-19 | Date of entry into force: 1965-04-24 | ISL-1969-L-36732

    Contains provisions on the establishment of a pension for nurses and sets out the working rules of the fund. Consolidated text.

  25. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 27/1968 on State-owned housing. (Lög nr. 27/1968 um íbúđarhúsnćđi í eigu ríkisins)

    Adoption: 1968-04-25 | ISL-1968-L-36740

    The main rule is that the State only provides housing for civil servants in special parts of the country where it is considered necessary. The Act sets out rules regarding rental payments. The State pays all taxes, duties and maintenance cost.

  26. Iceland - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 114 of 1940 to amend Act No. 86 of 1938 on a pension fund for midwives.

    Adoption: 1940-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 1938-06-11 | ISL-1940-L-36716

    Consolidated text.

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