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  1. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 19 June 2017 to amend and supplement the Maternity and Parental Benefits Act (Text No. 1295). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopuni Zakona o rodiljnim i roditeljskim potporama) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | HRV-2017-L-106241

    Amends article 1a specifying this Act is in accordance with Directives 92/85/EEZ, 2010/18/EU, and 2010/41/EU.

  2. Croatia - Maternity protection - 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 - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 11 March 2011 to amend and supplement the Maternity and Parental Benefits Act (Text No. 767). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o rodiljnim i roditeljskim potporama) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2011-03-11 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-30 | HRV-2011-L-89268

    Contains a number of minor amendments, inter alia, in article 7 on the definition of working parent, article 8 on the rights of maternity and parental assistance to asylum seekers, articles 12, 13, 14 and 15 on the length of maternity and parental leave.

  4. Croatia - Maternity protection - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of 12 February 2009 on obtaining rights for work with shortened work hours for childcare reasons (Text No. 544). (Pravilnikom o uvjetima i postupku stjecanja prava na rad u skraćenom radnom vremenu radi pojačana briga i njega djeteta) - Narodne novine Regulations on-line in Croatian

    Adoption: 2009-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 2009-03-04 | HRV-2009-R-84008

    Specifies medical conditions of the child which allow one parent to obtain the right to shortened work hours after the period of maternity leave.

  5. Croatia - Maternity protection - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 29 January 2009 on conditions and means of implementation of the right to rest period for breast feeding and rights for pregnancy or breast feeding leave (Text No. 532). (Pravilnik o uvjetima i postupku ostvarivanja prava na stanku za dojenje djeteta i prava na trudnički i dojenački dopust s pravom na naknadu plaće) - Narodne novine Act on-line in Croatian

    Adoption: 2009-01-29 | Date of entry into force: 2009-02-23 | HRV-2009-R-84013

    Provides for conditions and procedures for working mothers to obtain the right to rest period for breast feeding, and work conditions that allow for pregnancy or breast feeding leave.

  6. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Maternity and Parental Benefits Act of 9 July 2008 (Text No. 2727). (Zakona o rodiljnim i roditeljskim potporama) - Act on-line in Croatian

    Adoption: 2008-07-09 | Date of partial entry into force: 2009-01-01 | HRV-2008-L-81607

    Contains definitions of persons eligible for maternity and parental assistance. Specifies their rights in relation to employment, including maternity and parental leave, part-time work and financial assistance.

  7. Croatia - Maternity protection - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 9 June 2004 to amend the Regulations on rights, conditions and means of realizing rights derived from basic health insurance (Text No. 1606).

    Adoption: 2004-06-09 | Date of entry into force: 2004-06-24 | HRV-2004-R-67902

    Amends Sections 69, 73 and 114 relating to payment of maternity benefits.

  8. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 3 March 2004 to amend and supplement the Labour Act (Text No. 825).

    Adoption: 2004-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | HRV-2004-L-66782

    Amends sections 58, 59, 62 and 228 relating to maternity leave.

  9. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 14 July 2003 to amend and supplement the Act on health insurance (Text No. 1644).

    Adoption: 2003-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-23 | HRV-2003-L-64724

    Amends sections 23, 27, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37 and 68 on employment accident and maternity benefits.

  10. Croatia - Maternity protection - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 22 November 2001 on means of realization of the right to financial compensation for maternity leave of an unemployed mother who acquired the right to compensation with the Croatian Employment Agency, of an unemployed mother who has the right to disability benefit for work disablement and of a mother who is a pensioner (Text No. 1733).

    Adoption: 2001-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2001-11-28 | HRV-2001-R-59971

  11. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 21 September 2001 to amend and supplement the Act on Health Insurance (Text No. 1401).

    Adoption: 2001-09-21 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-01 | HRV-2001-L-59775

    Amends provisions relating to unemployed mothers and maternity benefits.

  12. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 21 September 2001 to amend and supplement the Act on maternity leave for self-employed and unemployed mothers (Text No. 1402).

    Adoption: 2001-09-21 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-01 | HRV-2001-L-59776

    Amends, inter alia, provisions relating to the right to maternity leave for unemployed mothers and duration of maternity leave.

  13. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 21 September 2001 to amend and supplement the Employment Act (Text No. 1404).

    Adoption: 2001-09-21 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-01 | HRV-2001-L-59778

    Amends provisions relating to maternity benefit for twins and multiple children.

  14. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 21 September 2001 to amend and supplement the Labour Act (Text No. 1405).

    Adoption: 2001-09-21 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-01 | HRV-2001-L-59779

    Amends provisions relating to maternity leave for twins and multiple children.

  15. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 3 October 1997 to amend and supplement the Act on maternity leave for self-employed and unemployed mothers (Text No. 1662).

    Adoption: 1997-10-03 | Date of entry into force: 1997-10-20 | HRV-1997-L-48990

    Provides inter alia for the rights of mothers giving birth to twins or several children and applies to Croatian citizens who have been living permanently in Croatia at least 3 years from the demand application.

  16. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 3 October 1997 to amend and supplement the Act on Health Insurance (Text No. 1663).

    Adoption: 1997-10-03 | Date of entry into force: 1997-10-20 | HRV-1997-L-48991

    Amends provisions relating to maternity benefit.

  17. Croatia - Maternity protection - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 8 November 1996 on conditions and means of implementation of the right to rest period for breast feeding (Text No. 1999).

    Adoption: 1996-11-08 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-06 | HRV-1996-R-46076

    Concerns the right provided for in section 60 of Labour Act. To be entitled to that right, a woman should inform her employer and introduce a request to the Institute for Health Insurance at least 15 days before.

  18. Croatia - Maternity protection - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 8 November 1996 on conditions and procedure to benefit from the right to pregnancy leave or leave for breast feeding (Text No. 2000)

    Adoption: 1996-11-08 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-14 | HRV-1996-R-46077

    Provides for the right granted to women working in jobs threatening their health or life or their child's, or if it is necessary for their health. The leave begins from the day of the doctor's certificate issuance.

  19. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 28 June 1996 to amend and supplement the Act on Health Insurance of 30 July 1993. (Text No. 1072)

    Adoption: 1996-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-18 | HRV-1996-L-45061

    Promulgated by Decision of 2 July 1996. Modifies provisions related to, inter alia, maternity leave and breast feeding under conditions of sections 57 and 60 of the Labour Code.

  20. Croatia - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Act of 15 March 1996 on maternity leave for self-employed and unemployed mothers (Text No. 429).

    Adoption: 1996-03-15 | Date of entry into force: 1996-04-02 | HRV-1996-L-49045

    The mother is entitled to compulsory maternity leave 28 days before birth and until her child is six months, but can begin her leave 45 days before birth. She can go back to work before six months but at least 42 days after the birth. Also provides that the beneficiary is entitled to a monetary compensation under sections 25, 33 and 34 of the Act on health insurance of 1993.


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