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  1. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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.

  2. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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.

  3. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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.

  4. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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).

  5. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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

  6. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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.

  7. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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.

  8. Iceland - Nursing personnel - 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.


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