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Original name: Tapaturmavakuutuslaki
Name: Employment Accident Insurance Act (608/1948).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1948-08-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, consolidated to 1996, provided by ISSA, 66 p. (PDF 163KB)
ISN: FIN-1948-L-66765
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=66765&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, consolidated to 1996, provided by ISSA, 66 p. PDF 163KB PDF 163KB
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Finlex, Finland PDF PDF (consulted on 2006-06-27)
Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-05-27)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on employment accidents insurance. Divided into 8 parts Part 1 (s. 1-13) contains general provision. Part 2 (s. 14-28a) regulates accident compensation. Part 3 (s. 29-38d) makes provision for insurance institutions and legal relationships between these and policy-holders. Part 4 (s. 39-52) deals with application for, determination and payment of accident compensation. Part 5 (s. 53-54a) regulates appeals. Part 6 (s. 55-56a) contains penal provisions, Part 7 (s. 57-57a) provisions regarding voluntary insurance, and Part 8 (s. 58-67) miscellaneous provisions.
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