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Original name: Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1152 af 2011) af lov om sygedagpenge.
Name: Consolidated Sickness Benefit Act (No. 1152 of 2011).
Country: Denmark
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-12-12
Entry into force:
ISN: DNK-2011-L-89976
Bibliography: Act online in Danish Act online in Danish Ministry of Employment, Retsinformation,, Denmark, 19 pp. PDF in Danish PDF in Danish (consulted on 2012-05-22)
Abstract/Citation: Consolidates Act No. 85 of 2011 (amendments through August 2011 including Act No. 1539 of 2010, Act No. 1599 of 2010, Consolidated Act No. 920 of 2011). Contains 7 sections and 32 chapters concerning, inter alia:

Section I - Purpose and target groups:
Chapter 1: Purpose.
Chapter 2: Target groups.
Chapter 3: Stay and taxation in the country.
Chapter 4: Payment of sickness benefits.

Section II - General conditions for entitlement to sickness benefits:
Chapter 5: Disability.
Chapter 5 a: Employer follow-up.
Chapter 6: Referral and follow-up.
Chapter 7: Loss of right to sickness benefits.
Chapter 8: Time limitations.
Chapter 9: Extending sickness benefit period.

Section III - Sickness benefits to employees:
Chapter 10: Employment requirements in relation to employer.
Chapter 11: Employment requirements in relation to the municipality.
Chapter 12: Review of sickness absence and documentation.

Section IV - Sickness benefits to self-employed:
Chapter 13: Date of entitlement to sick pay.
Chapter 14: Employment requirements.
Chapter 15: Review of sickness absence and documentation.
Chapter 16: Sickness allowance to self-employed.

Section V - Calculation of sickness benefits:
Chapter 17: Calculation of sickness benefits.
Chapter 18: Size of sickness benefits.

Section VI - Reimbursement and financing, etc:
Chapter 19: Employer's right to reimbursement of sickness benefits.
Chapter 20: Sickness insurance for private employers.
Chapter 21: Agreement for reimbursement of sickness benefits for long-term or chronic illness, etc.
Chapter 22: Notification of claims.
Chapter 23: Withdrawal of employer right to reject.
Chapter 24: Financing.
Chapter 25: Adjustment of sickness benefit amounts.
Chapter 26: Contributions to the labour market supplementary pensions.

Section VII - Other provisions:
Chapter 27: Administration etc.
Chapter 28: Regulations respecting appeals.
Chapter 29: Claims against a responsible offender.
Chapter 30: Employment council.
Chapter 31: Attempt arrangements.
Chapter 32: Entry into force and transitional provisions.
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