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Name: Decision of the Constitutional Review Chamber of the Supreme Court No. RT I, 12.05.2017, 8 of 11 May 2017 "On the Constitutional Control on Sub-Paragraph 6 of Paragraph 5 of the Law "On Labour Market Services and Benefits" and Sub-Paragraph 6 (1) 1 of the Law "On Unemployment Insurance".
Country: Estonia
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts; Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-05-11
Entry into force:
ISN: EST-2017-L-107077
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line Riigi Teataja, Estonia PDF in Estonian PDF in Estonian (consulted on 2018-08-31)
Abstract/Citation: Declares part 4) of sub-paragraph (5) of Paragraph 6 (Registration as unemployed or as job-seeker) of the "Labor Market Services and Benefits" act and part 1) of sub-paragraph (1) of Paragraph 6 (Right to receive unemployment insurance benefit) of Law "On Unemployment Insurance" to be in conflict with the Constitution and repeals the mentioned clauses to the extent that they exclude the payment of unemployment insurance benefits to insured persons specified in subsection 3 (1) of the "Unemployment Insurance" act, who would have the right to receive unemployment insurance benefits pursuant to Paragraph 6 of the same act, solely on the basis that the person is a member of the management board of a company, a procurator, a partner authorised to represent a general or limited partnership, the director of a branch of a foreign company or manager of another permanent establishment of a non-resident.
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