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  1. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act amending the Act on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants, No. 1/1997, as amended (amending Section A of the Fund), No. 127/2016. (Lög um breytingu á lögum um Lífeyrissjóđ starfsmanna ríkisins, nr. 1/1997, međ síđari breytingum (breyting á A-deild sjóđsins)) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-22 | ISL-2016-L-104417

  2. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act on wages of members of certain trade unions within the Association of Academics (BMH) and the Association of Icelandic Nurses [Félag íslenskra hjúkrunarfrćđinga], 2015, No. 31. (Lög um kjaramál félagsmanna tiltekinna stéttarfélaga innan Bandalags háskólamanna og Félags íslenskra hjúkrunarfrćđinga, 2015 nr. 31 13. júní) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-13 | ISL-2015-L-101862

    Parliament enacted this Law to end the strike by the 17 member unions of these two associations.

  3. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act on Health Care Professionals, No. 34/2012. (Lög um heilbrigđisstarfsmenn nr. 34/2012) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-02 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | ISL-2012-L-91321

    The objective of this Act is to ensure quality health care and patient safety by identifying requirements for education, skills and practices of health care workers. The Act is divided into the following four chapters:

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Certified health care professionals
    Chapter III - Rights and obligations of health care workers
    Chapter IV - Miscellaneous provisions.

    Repeals the following Laws:
    - Law on Physicians, No. 53/1988;
    - Law om Dentists, No. 38/1985;
    - Law on Nursing No. 8/1974;
    - Law on Social Work, No. 95/1990;
    - Law on occupational therapy, no. 75/1977;
    - Law on Midwifery No. 67/1984;
    - Law on Pharmacists Act No. 35/1978;
    - Law on Biomedical Scientists No. 99/1980;
    - Law on Opticians, No. 17/1984;
    - Law on nurses aides No. 58/1984;
    - Law on physiotherapy, No. 58/1976;
    - Law on social pedagogues, No. 18/1978;
    - Law on on educational qualifications for workers within the health sector No. 24/1985;
    - Law on psychologists, No. 40/1976;
    - Law on qualifications of dental technicians No. 109/2000.

  4. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Laws concerning the Employees of the European Companies No. 27/2004 (Lög um ađild starfsmanna ađ evrópskum samvinnufélögum) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-03-27 | ISL-2004-L-91325

  5. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act amending Act on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants, No. 1/1997 and Act on the Pension Fund for Nurses, No. 2/1997, No. 142/1997.

    Adoption: 1997-12-23 | ISL-1997-L-53080

    Amendment concerning contributions.

  6. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 122 of 1997 to amend Act No. 50 of 1984 on the Pension Fund for Farmers as amended.

    Adoption: 1997-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | ISL-1997-L-53078

    Amendment concerning contributions.

  7. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 83 of 1997 to amend special provisions of Acts concerning rights and duties of civil servants.

    Adoption: 1997-05-27 | ISL-1997-L-53075

    Various administrative amendments.

  8. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 40 of 1987 to amend Act No. 42 of 1978 on manufacturing trade as amended.

    Adoption: 1997-05-06 | ISL-1997-L-53069

    Amendments to apply provisions of the European Economic Area Agreement.

  9. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants, No. 1/1997. - Act on-line in English

    Adoption: 1997-01-10 | ISL-1997-L-53064

    The Act divides the fund into two financially separate sections. It contains detailed provisions concerning membership of both divisions and the difference between benefits paid by them. Consolidates Act No. 29 of 1963 on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants and Act No. 141 of 1996 on pension rights of civil servants.

  10. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 2 of 1997 on the Pension Fund for Nurses.

    Adoption: 1997-01-10 | ISL-1997-L-53065

    The Act is a consolidation of Act No. 16 of 1965 on the Pension Fund for Nurses as amended through Act No. 14 of 1969, Act No. 17 of 1978 and Act No. 141 of 1996. It contains detailed provisions concerning contributions of benefits, retirement age, assessment of disability, disability benefit, survivors' benefit and old age benefit.

  11. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 144 of 1996 to amend Act No. 35 of 1991 on grants to artists.

    Adoption: 1996-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-27 | ISL-1996-L-46339

    Minor amendments.

  12. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 125 of 1996 to amend Act No. 50 of 1984 on the Pension Fund for Farmers.

    Adoption: 1996-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-13 | ISL-1996-L-46336

    Minor amendments.

  13. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 134/1996 to amend Act No.27/1968 on State-owned housing.

    Adoption: 1996-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-13 | ISL-1996-L-46338

    Amendments concerning contracts and rent in cases where the State provides for housing for civil servants.

  14. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act. No. 98 of 1996 to amend Act No. 29 of 1963 on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants with amendments.

    Adoption: 1996-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-01 | ISL-1996-L-46618

    Amendments concerning the rights of headmasters and teachers.

  15. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Police Act, No. 90/1996. (Lögreglulög) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-06-13 | ISL-1996-L-67133

  16. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 213 of 1996 on the rights and duties of teachers and headmasters of elementary and secondary schools.

    Adoption: 1996-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-01 | ISL-1996-L-46335

    Special provisions concerning the rights of teachers and headmasters in relation to communities taking over the management of elementary and secondary schools. The above-mentioned employees will maintain their acquired rights.

  17. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act on the Rights and Duties of Civil Servants, No. 70/1996. (Lög um réttindi og skyldur starfsmanna ríkisins) - Act on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-01 | ISL-1996-L-46626

    The Act spells out the rights and duties of government employees, such as pay days, holidays, sick leave, relations with superiors and conditions for dismissal. The Act divides government staff into two groups, civil servants and all other employees. The term "civil servant" will henceforth mainly apply to higher-echelon employees who will be appointed for a fixed period not exceeding five years. All other employees are appointed either temporarily or indefinitely with a three-month notice period. Lifetime appointments will no longer be made. The Act is divided into four main parts:

    Part I deals with the areas where the Act applies and it sets out rules on appointment, hiring and duties that apply to all government employees.

    Part II deals with those employees to whom the term "civil servant" shall apply, especially with reference to Paragraph 20 of the Constitution. This refers mostly to higher-echelon public servants and employees in security services who henceforth will be appointed for a fixed term of employment.

    Part III contains provisions for government employees other than civil servants. It lays down rules on hiring, termination, the right to bargain collectively and to strike.

    Part IV contains miscellaneous provisions, amongst others a temporary provision where those government employees who were appointed or hired on the basis of the 1954 Civil Service Act shall retain their acquired rights.

  18. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 8 of 1996 on technical specialists and design specialists.

    Adoption: 1996-03-11 | Date of entry into force: 1996-03-11 | ISL-1996-L-46617

    Act concerning educational requirements for specialists such as engineers, technicians, architects and industrial designers. Repeals Act No. 62 of 1986 regarding engineers, architects, landscape architects, furniture and interior designers, technicians and construction specialists. Also repeals Act No. 42 of 1982 on industrial specialists.

  19. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 156 of 1995 to amend Act No. 29 of 1963 on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants with amendments.

    Adoption: 1995-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-31 | ISL-1995-L-46330

    Amendments concerning the membership of hospital employees.

  20. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  21. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 136 of 1995 on rest periods for truck drivers within the European Economic Area.

    Adoption: 1995-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-01 | ISL-1995-R-46672

    The authority of the regulation arises out of Act No. 50 of 1987 on traffic. The regulation makes reference to the European Economic Area Agreement and several directives of the European Union.

  22. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 130 of 1994 on the merger of the Agricultural Society of Iceland and the Union of Farmers.

    Adoption: 1994-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 1994-12-20 | ISL-1994-L-46320

    Repeals Act No. 15 of 1928 on pension for the employees of the Agricultural Bank of Iceland.

  23. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 244 of 1994 as amended through Regulation No. 369 of 1994 regarding professional licenses of medical personnel according to the European Economic Area Agreement.

    Adoption: 1994-03-25 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-25 | ISL-1994-R-46656

    The authority of the regulation arises out of Act No. 83 of 1993 on the recognition of education and diplomas and out of Act No. 116 of 1993 to amend various acts regarding the health and insurance sector according to the European Economic Area Agreement. It contains provisions regarding inter alia doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacologists and dentists. The European Union directive is printed as an appendix (75/362/EBE).

  24. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 94 of 1994 regarding architects.

    Adoption: 1994-03-02 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-02 | ISL-1994-R-46652

    The authority of the regulation arises out of Act No. 83 of 1993 on the recognition of education and diplomas.

  25. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 426 of 1993 on professional licenses for nurses.

    Adoption: 1993-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-10-19 | ISL-1993-R-46664

  26. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 83 of 1993 on the recognition of education and diplomas.

    Adoption: 1993-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-01 | ISL-1993-L-46616

    Act respecting mutual recognition of diplomas encompassed by Dir. 89/48 EBE and by certain Nordic conventions.

  27. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 480 of 1992 on State-owned housing.

    Adoption: 1992-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | ISL-1992-R-46665

    Provisions regarding contracts and rent in cases where the State provides housing for civil servants.

  28. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No.35 of 1991 on grants to artists.

    Adoption: 1991-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 1991-03-27 | ISL-1991-L-46621

  29. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 65 of 1990 to amend Act No. 29 of 1963 on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants.

    Adoption: 1990-05-17 | ISL-1990-L-36764

    Amendment concerning membership.

  30. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  31. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  32. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 128 of 1989 to amend Act No 94 of 1986 on wages and terms of agreements of civil servants.

    Adoption: 1989-12-28 | ISL-1989-L-36762

    Consolidated text.

  33. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  34. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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

  35. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 64 of 1989 to amend Act No. 56 of 1972 on policemen.

    Adoption: 1989-05-29 | Date of entry into force: 1972 | ISL-1989-L-36758

    Consolidated text.

  36. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 457 of 1987 on educational qualifications for teachers.

    Adoption: 1987-09-23 | Date of entry into force: 1987-09-23 | ISL-1987-R-46681

  37. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 26 of 1987 to amend Act No. 56 of 1976 on policemen.

    Adoption: 1987-03-26 | ISL-1987-L-36450

    Amendment concerning compensation of damages caused by policemen.

  38. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act respecting wages and terms of agreements of civil servants.

    Adoption: 1986-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1986-12-31 | ISL-1986-L-35584

    Section I: Scope and applicability. Section II: Subject and terms for validity of agreements. Section III: Strikes. Section IV: Labour Court. Section V: Shop stewards at working stations. Section VI: Unemployment benefit.

  39. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 89 of 1986 to amend Act No. 29 of 1967 on grants to artists.

    Adoption: 1986-12-31 | ISL-1986-L-36446

    Consolidated text.

  40. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 82 of 1986 to amend Act No. 56 of 1976 on policemen.

    Adoption: 1986-12-31 | ISL-1986-L-36449

    Amendment forbidding policemen to go on strike.

  41. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 506 of 1986 regarding substitute teaching personnel of colleges.

    Adoption: 1986-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 1986-12-15 | ISL-1986-R-46682

    Authorizes the engaging of persons without teacher's education in cases where qualified teachers are not available.

  42. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 507 of 1986 regarding substitute teaching personnel of primary and secondary schools.

    Adoption: 1986-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 1986-12-15 | ISL-1986-R-46683

    Authorizes the engaging of persons without teacher's education in cases where qualified teachers are not available.

  43. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 45 of 1986 to amend Act No. 36 of 1911 on the priority of candidates from the University of Iceland to obtain civil positions.

    Adoption: 1986-05-02 | ISL-1986-L-36444

    Amendment concerning graduates in medicine.

  44. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  45. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act on Collective Bargaining of Civil Servants, No. 94/1986. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1986 | ISL-1986-L-104422

  46. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  47. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  48. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  49. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 47 of 1984 to amend Act No. 29 of 1963 on the pension fund for civil servants.

    Adoption: 1984-05-30 | ISL-1984-L-36425

    Amendment concerning the contribution of part-time workers. Consolidated text.

  50. Iceland - Specific categories of workers - 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.

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