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Name: Law No. RT I, 21.12.2016, 2 of 07 December 2016 to Amend the Law on Social Welfare and Related Laws.
Country: Estonia
Subject(s): Economic and social policy; Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-12-07
Entry into force:
ISN: EST-2016-L-105067
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line Riigi Teataja, Estonia PDF in Estonian PDF in Estonian (consulted on 2017-09-07)
Abstract/Citation: In the Law on Social Welfare, supplements the Division 2 of Chapter II with new sub-division 11-"Childcare service" with paragraphs 45 (1)-45 (4); also introduces wording changes into paragraphs 47 (Entitled persons), 50 (Maximum price, limit and contribution), 60 (Right to receive compensation for travel and accommodation expenses), 73 (Own contribution), 74 (Covering deficit of own contribution from state budget). Adds sub-paragraph 11 to paragraph 79 (Reimbursement of expenses to providers of special care services).
Repeals, inter alia, division 3 of Chapter V (Challenge Proceedings); also paragraphs 142 (Authorized processors of Social Services and Benefits Registry), 143 (Submission of data to Social Services and Benefits Registry and exchange of data), 145 (Access to registry data).
Rephrases paragraphs 117 (Persons entitled to receive substitute home service), 120 (Financing of substitute home service). Introduces new paragraphs 124 (1) (Family parent contract), 142 (1) (Data in Social Services and Benefits Registry), 156 (Social benefits financed from state budget).
Makes minor changes in paragraphs 123, 124 144, 151, 157, 160.
Also introduces minor wording changes into laws "On Child Protection", "On Family Law", "Code of Civil Procedure".
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