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  1. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 30 June 2017 to amend and supplement the Anti-Discrimination Act (Text No. 1606). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o ravnopravnosti spolova) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-21 | HRV-2017-L-106310

    Supplements article 1 with corresponding legal acts of the European Union, and article 2 on protection of persons reporting discrimination.

  2. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 17 December 2014 to amend and supplement the Maternity and Parental Benefits Act (Text No. 2867). (Zakon o izmjenama I dopunama zakona o rodiljnim I roditeljskim potporama) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2014-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-22 | HRV-2014-L-99235

    Amends articles 18 and 23 on the Council for professional rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities, and article 36 on parental leave.

  3. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Constitution

    Act of 28 September 2012 to amend and supplement the Anti-Discrimination Act (Text No. 2430). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o suzbijanju diskriminacije) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-09-28 | Date of entry into force: 2012-10-18 | HRV-2012-C-92776

    Supplements article 1 with corresponding legal acts of the European Union, amends article 2 on indirect discrimination, and article 9 on exceptions in anti-discrimination, including exceptional and temporary measures.

  4. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Gender Equality Act 2008 (Text No. 2663). (Zakon o ravnopravnosti spolova) - English translation Law in Croatian

    Adoption: 2008-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-15 | HRV-2008-L-83909

    Lays down a general framework for the protection and promotion of gender equality as a fundamental value of the constitutional order of the Republic of Croatia and it defines and regulates the method of protection from discrimination on grounds of sex and establishment of equal opportunities for women and men.

  5. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 9 May 2008 on the suppression of discrimination (the Anti-Discrimination Act) (Text No. 2728). - Act on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-05-09 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | HRV-2008-L-81608

    I - General provisions
    II - Forms of discrimination [Definitions of forms of discrimination, including direct and indirect discrimination, sexual discrimination and scope of application which includes discrimination in the labour force]
    III - Prohibition of discrimination
    IV - Institutional framework
    IV - Proceedings before the Court
    V - Penalty provisions

  6. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National policy for the promotion of gender equality 2006-2010 (Text No. 2527). (Nacionalna politika za promicanje ravnopravnosti spolova 2006-2010) - English translation Text in Croatian

    Adoption: 2006-10-13 | HRV-2006-M-74614

    Describes the situation in Croatia in the field of gender equality and defines a strategy for the implementation of the policy and plan of action: rights of women, equal opportunities on the labour market, targeted education, equality in the decision process, elimination of violence against women, women and health, institutional mechanisms and means of implementation.

  7. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 3 March 2004 to amend the Act on health insurance (Text No. 824).

    Adoption: 2004-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | HRV-2004-L-66781

    Amends several sections relating to parental leave.

  8. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 3 March 2004 to amend and supplement the Act on maternity leave for self-employed and unemployed mothers (Text No. 826).

    Adoption: 2004-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | HRV-2004-L-66785

    Amends several sections relating to maternity leave and maternity benefit.

  9. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Gender Equality Act of 14 July 2003 (Text No. 1585). - English translation Act in English

    Adoption: 2003-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-30 | HRV-2003-L-64728

    Establishes general principles for the protection and promotion of sex equality and defines the means of protection from discrimination and creation of equal opportunities for men and women. Chapter IV deals with discrimination in the fields of employment and work. Unofficial French translation available.

  10. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 3 April 2003 on the right to leave or to part-time work for the parents of a child with serious development problems to take care of their child (Text No. 1175).

    Adoption: 2003-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 2003-05-12 | HRV-2003-R-64078

    Provides for the conditions to be fulfilled to benefit from these advantages and details the types of development problems concerned.

  11. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Constitution

    Constitutional Act of 13 December 2002 on rights of national minorities (Text No. 2532). (Ustavni zakon o pravima nacionalnih manjina) - English translation English translation

    Adoption: 2002-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2002-12-23 | HRV-2002-C-62807

    Provides for rights and liberties of national minorities, commissions and representatives of national minorities, Council for National Minorities and control procedures.

  12. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National policy for the promotion of sex equality, with the programme for the realization of the national policy for the promotion of sex equality in the Republic of Croatia from 2001 to 2005 (Text No. 1853).

    Adoption: 2001-12-04 | HRV-2001-M-60403

    The National policy aims at promoting women's rights in all areas of human activity, allowing the participation of women in all fields, creating conditions for the resolution of problems, ensuring support to women for the realization of their rights. The priorities of the programme are, inter alia, the collection of information on the state of women's rights, education of women, financial support. Contains provisions on women's human rights, women and health, violence againt women, women and armed conflicts, women and the economy, women and education, women and protection of the environment, women in positions of power and decision-making, women and the media.

  13. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 19 October 2001 on family benefits (Text No. 1588).

    Adoption: 2001-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | HRV-2001-L-59970

    Provides for categories of beneficiaries, level and payment of benefits, financing and control.

  14. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 28 June 2000 to amend and supplement the Act on Family Benefits (Text No. 1407).

    Adoption: 2000-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-12 | HRV-2000-L-56714

    Provides, inter alia, that a non-married couple has the same rights concerning family benefits as a married one. Also contains provisions on calculation of benefits.

  15. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 13 April 2000 to amend the Act on Family Benefits (Text No. 956).

    Adoption: 2000-04-13 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-18 | HRV-2000-L-56088

  16. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 18 January 2000 on declaration and means of establishment of total income of family members to exercise the right to family benefits (Text No. 85).

    Adoption: 2000-01-18 | Date of entry into force: 2000-03-01 | HRV-2000-R-55417

  17. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 30 June 1999 on Family Benefits (Text No. 1364).

    Adoption: 1999-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | HRV-1999-L-53350

    Provides for beneficiaries, granting conditions and level of benefits.

  18. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 19 June 1998 on the funds for family benefits (Text No. 1192).

    Adoption: 1998-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | HRV-1998-L-51238

    Provides that the payment of family benefits is funded by the State budget of the Republic.

  19. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 30 April 1996 on implementation of rights to leave up to the seventh year of the worker's child and to part-time work to take care of the child with serious development problems. (Text No. 917)

    Adoption: 1996-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-14 | HRV-1996-R-44945

    Provides for conditions and procedure for leave and part-time work. Concerns workers with children whose disability is linked with psychic or physical development and who are not able to be independent. Disability is evaluated by a specialized commission. The right to leave or part-time work is granted to only one of the parents if they have a full time job, or to the parent who is alone, to care for the child. The right can also be granted to one employed parent if the second is not employed and is unable to care for the child.

  20. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 12 April 1996 on jobs that cannot be occupied by women. (Text No. 858)

    Adoption: 1996-04-12 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-13 | HRV-1996-R-44924

    For psycho-physical specificities and to protect their life and health (in the event of pregnancy for example), women must not have a job requiring physical strength, in underground or underwater professions, or under a high atmospheric pressure. Lists other specific professions not to be occupied by pregnant or breast-feeding women.

  21. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 27 July 1994 on conditions regarding the right to assistance in purchasing supplies for a newborn child (Text No. 1064).

    Adoption: 1994-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 1994-08-08 | HRV-1994-R-48636

  22. Croatia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Constitution

    Constitutional Act of 4 December 1991 on human rights and liberties and on rights of ethnic and national communities or minorities in Croatia (Consolidation) (Text No. 2072).

    Adoption: 1991-12-04 | HRV-1991-C-57504

    Provides for human rights and liberties, cultural autonomy and other rights of ethnic and national communities or minorities, proportional participation in representative bodies, and international control and cooperation. Available in English.


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