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Name: Law No. RT I, 28.12.2017, 8 of 6 December 2017 "To Amend the laws "On Social Welfare" and "On State Funeral Assistance", as well as other Legal Acts".
Country: Estonia
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-12-06
Entry into force:
ISN: EST-2017-L-107084
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line Riigi Teataja, Estonia PDF in Estonian PDF in Estonian (consulted on 2018-08-31)
Abstract/Citation: In the law "On Social Welfare", rephrases sub-paragraph 2 of Paragraph 55 (Requirements for seller or lessor of technical aid), also supplementing it with new sub-paragraph (2.1). Also makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (5) of Paragraph 131 (Subsistence benefit), sub-paragraph (1) of Paragraph 132 (Application for subsistence benefit). Supplements Paragraph 133 (Bases for calculating subsistence benefit) with new sub-paragraph (11), (6.1), also makes wording changes in other parts of the same paragraph, also rephrases sub-paragraph (4) of Paragraph 134 (Grant and payment of subsistence benefit). Repeals Paragraph 9 of Chapter 3. Supplements Paragraph 142.1 (Data in Social Services and Benefits Registry) with new para 8). Adds a new para also to Paragraph 144 (Obligation of local authorities, providers of social services and Social Insurance Board to enter data in Social Services and Benefits Registry). Rephrases sub-paragraph (1) of Paragraph 156 (Social benefits financed from state budget), supplementing it with new sub-paragraph (3.6), aslo making minor wording changes in other parts. Adds new sub-paragraphs 33-37 to Paragraph 160 (Transitional provisions).
Repeals the law "On State Funeral Assitance" No. RT I, 28.12.2017, 46 of 8 November 2000.
Amends, inter alia, the Law "On Labour Market Services and Benefits": in particular, rephrases para 3) of sub-paragraph (2) of Paragraph 26 (Right to receive unemployment allowance). Also amends the law "On Rescue", rephrasing sub-paragraph (2) of Paragraph 41 (Social guarantees of voluntary rescuer).
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