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  1. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Law on Unemployment Benefits No. 54/2006. (Lög um atvinnuleysistryggingar) - Legislation on-line National Website Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-06-03 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | ISL-2006-L-91316

    Chapter I - Scope, objectives and definitions
    Chapter II - Administration
    Chapter III - Conditions for workers' unemployment insurance
    Chapter IV - Conditions for self-employed individuals unemployment insurance
    Chapter V - Circumstances resulting in the maintenance of unemployment benefits
    Chapter VI - Period during which unemployment benefit is paid
    Chapter VII - The amount of unemployment benefits
    Chapter VIII - Jobseeker and employment in another Member State of the European Economic Area and European Free Trade Association or the Faeroe Islands
    Chapter IX - Circumstances leading to reduction of unemployment benefits
    Chapter X - Waiting period for unemployment benefits
    Chapter XI - Sanctions
    Chapter XII - Miscellaneous provisions

  2. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 740 of 1997 regarding the right of self-employed workers to benefits under the Unemployment Insurance Fund.

    Adoption: 1997-12-29 | ISL-1997-R-53091

    Made under Act No. 12 of 1997 on unemployment benefits. Repeals Regulation No. 304 of 1994 regarding the right of self-employed workers to receive unemployment benefits. It sets out rules concerning the eligibility requirements for benefits and rules regarding contribution in the form of pay-roll tax.

  3. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 741 of 1997 on the Insurance Fund for Self-Employed Workers.

    Adoption: 1997-12-29 | ISL-1997-R-53092

    This Regulation states that Regulation No. 740 of 1997 regarding the right of self-employed workers to benefits from the Unemployment Insurance Fund covers farmers, truck-drivers and owners of small boats under the provisions of Act No. 46 of 1996 on the Insurance Fund for Self-employed workers. Made under Act No. 12 of 1997 on unemployment benefits.

  4. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 46 of 1997 on the Insurance Fund for Self-Employed Workers.

    Adoption: 1997-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 1997-07-01 | ISL-1997-L-53093

    Act providing coverage to farmers, owners of small boats, truck drivers and other groups of self-employed workers as defined in a regulation under this Act. Contains provisions regarding eligibility for benefits, maximum length of benefit periods and amount of benefits, calculation of benefits and loss of right to benefits.

  5. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 524 of 1996 on payments of unemployment benefits.

    Adoption: 1996-09-28 | Date of entry into force: 1996-09-28 | ISL-1996-R-46636

    The authority of this regulation arises out of Act. No. 93 of 1993 on unemployment benefits. It contains provisions concerning eligibility and rules regarding workers within the European Economic Area.

  6. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 308 of 1995 on payments from the Unemployment Insurance Fund regarding fishery workers.

    Adoption: 1995-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-24 | ISL-1995-R-46644

    The authority of this regulation arises out of Act No. 51 of 1995 on the Unemployment Insurance Fund regarding fishery workers. It contains rules concerning the procedure of payment in case of work stoppage.

  7. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - 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.

  8. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - 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.

  9. Iceland - Unemployment benefit - 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.


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