|Name:||Law No. RT I, 30.12.2015, 5 of 9 December 2015 on "Social Welfare" (consolidation).|
|Subject(s):||Economic and social policy; Social security (general standards); Social assistance and services|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line (Unofficial translation) Riigi Teataja, Estonia PDF (in English) (as amended) (consulted on 2022-03-01)
|Abstract/Citation:||Establishes the general principles of coverage of social welfare, child welfare, the local government to organize social assistance; regulates the procedure of evaluation of social conditions of beneficiaries of social assistance, home assistance, social care for adults, asylum service, shelter service, social transportation service, finance, monitoring. Amends, inter alia, the Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits, making wording changes in articles 231 (Occupational rehabilitation), 26 (Right to receive unemployment allowance), 43 (Transitional provisions).
Repeals the previous law on Social Welfare No. RT I 1995, 21, 323.