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  1. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 28.12.2017, 9 of 6 December 2017 "To Amend the Law "On Labour Market Services and Benefits"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2017-L-107083

    Rephrases paras 4), 5), 5.1) of sub-paragraph (5) of Paragraph 6 (Registration as unemployed or as job-seeker); also makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (11) of Paragraph 13 (Labour market training). Supplements Paragraph 19 (Business start-up subsidy) with para 6.1). Rephrases para 3) of sub-paragraph (3) of Paragraph 26 (Right to receive unemployment allowance).

  2. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 of 6 December 2017 "To Amend the "Law on Salaries of Higher State Servants" and other related Acts". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2017-L-107075

    In the Law No. RT I 2010, 1, 2 of 16 December 2009 "On Salaries of Higher State Servants", rephrases Paragraph 1 (Salary of higher state servants), sub-paragraph (2) of Paragraph 2 (Highest salary rate of higher state servants). Supplements the law with Paragraph 2.1 (Indexation of highest salary rate of higher state servants); also supplements Paragraph 3 (Coefficients applicable to salaries of higher state servants) with new sub-paragraph (8.1). Rephrases Paragraph 4 (Change in salary rate of higher state servants). Repeals Paragraph 17. Introduces new Paragraph 17.1 (Specification of application of highest salary rate resulting from indexation).
    Also amends the Law "On Income Tax": in particular, supplements sub-paragraph 3) of Paragraph 13 (Income from employment) with new parts 4.3-4.6.
    Also amends the Law "On Labour Dispute Resolution": in particular, makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (4) of Paragraph 10 (Participation of lay assessors in the work of Labour Dispute Committee).

  3. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 04.07.2017, 3 of 14 June 2017 "On Labour Dispute Resolution Act" - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2017-L-105068

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Labor dispute committee
    Chapter III: Procedure in labor dispute committee
    Chapter IV: Closing the procedure
    Chapter V: The decision of the labor dispute committee and its application
    Chapter VI: Implementing provisions.
    Repeals Individual Labor Dispute Resolution Act.
    Amends Employment Contracts Act, namely supplementing it with a new paragraph 31 (Limitation period for claim arising from employment relationship); adds sub-paragraph 9 to paragraph 29 (Amount of wages).
    Makes minor wording changes, inter alia, in article 13 of Income Tax Act; article 2 of the Code of Enforcement Procedure; article 2861 (8) of Aliens Act.

  4. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 29.06.2017, 1 of 14 June 2017 "To Amend the Law "On Work Ability Allowance" and other legal acts. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-09 | EST-2017-L-107080

    In the Law "On Work Ability Allowance", makes wording changes in para 13) of sub-paragraph (1) of Paragraph 13 (Right to receive work ability allowance), also supplementing the same paragraph with new sub-paragraph (3.1); also supplements Paragraph 13 (Amount of work ability allowance) with new sub-paragraphs (3.1), (3.2), (3.3). Introduces new Paragraph 19.1 (Continuation of payment of work ability allowance). Rephrases sub-paragraph (7) of Paragraph 27 (Transitional provisions) supplementing it with new sub-paragraphs (7.1), (7.2), (8.1).
    Also amends the Law "On Social Benefits for Disabled Persons": in particular, makes changes in Paragraph 2.1 (Preparation of rehabilitation plan); supplements Paragraph 2.4 (Term for making decision concerning degree of severity of disability and duration of degree of severity of disability) with new sub-paragraph (2.1); also adds sub-paragraph (1.1) to Paragraph 20 (Changes in payment of social benefits for disabled persons).
    Also amends Law "On Health Insurance": in particular, changes the wording of sub-paragraphs 3, 4 of Paragraph 33.1 (Dental care benefit for insured person of at least 19 years of age).
    Also makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (3) of Paragraph 64 (Rehabilitation waiting list) of Law "On Social Welfare".
    Also amends Law "On Labour Market and Benefits Act": in particular, rephrases sub-paragraph 6) of Paragraph 33 (Premature termination of payment of unemployment allowance).

  5. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    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". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 2017-05-11 | EST-2017-L-107077

    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.

  6. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 30.06.2015, 2 of 15 June 2015 to Amend the Labour Market Services and Benefits Act and other Acts. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | EST-2015-L-102033

    Makes, inter alia, wording changes in para (2) of article 1 (Purpose and scope of application of Act) also supplementing it with new para (21); introduces new wording to the title of Chapter 41 which now reads: "Annual Refunds To Low-Paid Employees", article 371, para (3) of article 372, para (4) of article 373, para (4) of 374, para (2) of 375, articles 376, 377; adds new article 432 (Implementation of Chapter 41 of this Act).

  7. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 13.12.2014, 1 of 19 November 2014 "On Work Ability Allowance", as amended to 24 December 2016 (Töövõimetoetuse seadus) - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-07-01 | EST-2014-L-105040

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Assessment of Work Ability
    Chapter III: Work Ability Allowance
    Chapter IV: Database of Work Ability Assessment and Work Ability Allowance, and Exchange of Information
    Chapter V: Settlement of Disputes
    Chapter VI: Administrative Supervision
    Chapter VII: Implementing Provisions.

  8. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 16.04.2014, 3 of 26 March 2014 to Amend Tax Administration Act and other Legal Acts. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | EST-2014-L-102021

    Amends, inter alia, Individual Labour Dispute Resolution Act: namely, makes changes in the wording of para (3) of section 25 (Entry into force of decision) and supplements the Act with new para (251) (Entry of decision into employment register).
    Also amends Health Insurance Act: namely, rephrases section 6 (Duration of insurance cover of officials, active servicemen, members of Riigikogu , President of Republic, members of Government of Republic, judges, Chancellor of Justice, Auditor General, Public Conciliator, members of councils of local authorities, members of city or rural municipality governments, mayors of rural municipalities or city districts), sections 8 (Duration of insurance cover of members of management or controlling bodies of legal persons), 9 (Duration of insurance cover of persons receiving remuneration or service fees on basis of contract under law of obligations), adds new paras to sections 13, 14, 19.
    Also amends State Family Benefits Act: namely, rephrases paras 13, 14 of section 31 (Entry of data concerning family benefits in register).
    Also amends Labour Market Service and Benefits Acts: namely, supplements the act with new section 431 (Specification for granting unemployment allowance) and section 26 (Right to receive unemployment allowance) with new para (31).
    Also amends Unemployment Insurance Act: namely, makes wording changes into paras (1), (2), (4) of section 7 (Unemployment insurance period), para (1) of section 8 (Conditions for payment of unemployment insurance benefit), para (1) of section 9 (Amount of unemployment insurance benefit), also making minor changes in sections 23, 35, adds new section 523 (Specification for calculation of unemployment insurance period).

  9. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law amending Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits and Law on Unemployment Insurance (RT I, 21.12.2010, 2). (Tööturuteenuste ja -toetuste seaduse ning töötuskindlustuse seaduse muutmise seadus) - Database of legal acts in Estonia Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2010-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | EST-2010-L-88250

    Amends para 2 of article 1 of the Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits giving a new definition of the purpose of the law. According to the this new amendment it regulates the maintenance of records concerning the unemployed and jobseekers, provision of labour market services, payment of labour market benefits, preparation of employment programme based on the needs of the labour market, settlement of disputes arising from the implementation of this Act and liability for the violation of this Act.
    Supplements the Law with new article 4 (1) (Employment Program).
    Amends, inter alia, Para 1 of article of the Law on Unemployment Insurance. Changes concern conditions and procedure of unemployment benefits allowance in the case of lose of employment; gives new edition of article 2 (Insurance from Unemployment).
    Amends and supplements the Law with articles 38(1) and 39 regulating issues related to the financing of special funds to finance the benefits provided by the Law.

  10. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law amending the Law on Employment Contracts and Other Related Laws (RTI, 27.06.2009, 36, 234). (Töölepingu seaduse ja sellega seonduvate seaduste muutmise seadus) - www.estlex.ee www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | EST-2009-L-84978

    Introduces an important number of amendments to the Law on Employment Contracts of 2008 which can be found in the consolidated version of the 2008 Act.

    Amends, inter alia, article 4 of the Law regulating cases of validity of employment contracts, rephrases article 40
    regulating issues of compensation of fees incurred while conducting occupational duties; rephrases article 50 and 51 regulating issues of limitation of work for night shifts and rest time during the day; supplements the Law by a new article 137(1) entitled Compensation of Non-used Vacation Accumulated Before Entry Into Force of this Law; and amends Articles 14 (1) and 14 (2) regulating issues of insurance compensation in case of staff reduction.

    Also makes minor amendments to the following laws:
    - Law on Services and Allowances in the Labour Market of 2005
    - Law on Unemployment Insurance of 2001
    - Law on Public Service of 1995
    - Law on Military Service of 2000 (Kaitseväeteenistuse seaduses)
    - Law on Preschool Childcare Institutions of 1999 (Koolieelse lasteasutuse seaduse)
    - Law on Boarder Guards 2007 (Piirivalveteenistuse seaduses)
    - Law on Police Service of 1998 (Politseiteenistuse seaduses)
    - Law on Primary Schools and Upper Secondary Schools of 1993
    - Law on Customs of 2004 (Tolliseaduse)
    - Law on Imprisonment of 2000
    - Law Rescue Service of 2008 (Päästeteenistuse seadust).

  11. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 429 of 5 June 2009 to Amend the Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits and other Related Laws. (Tööturuteenuste ja -toetuste seaduse ja sellega seonduvate seaduste muutmise seadus) - www.estlex.ee www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-01 | EST-2009-L-84979

    Makes a number of amendments to the original Law as well as minor amendments to a number of other laws. These are included in the consolidated version of the Act.

  12. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law of 17 December 2008 on Employment Contracts. (Töölepingu seadus) - English Translation from the Ministry of Social Affairs

    Adoption: 2008-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2010-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2011-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2013-01-01 | Date of partial end of application: 2013-01-01 | EST-2008-L-81840

    Repeals the Labour Code as well as a number of other laws concerning employment and working conditions.

    Chapter 1: General Provisions
    Chapter 2: Entry into Employment Contract
    Chapter 3: Duties of Employees and Employers
    Chapter 4: Limitations of Liability of Employers
    Chapter 5: Termination and Transfer of Employment Contract
    Chapter 6: Resolution of Disputes and State Supervision
    Chapter 7: Liability
    Chapter 8: Implementing Provisions

  13. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 319 of 1 of July 2008 on the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications. - www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2008-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | EST-2008-L-81842

    Sets up the order and procedure for recognition of foreign professional qualifications for employment in regulated professions. Consolidates the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications Act (RT1 I 2000, 29, 168).

  14. Estonia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I 1999, 101, 903 of 15 December 1999 on Income Tax as Amended to 18 February 2015. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 1999-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | EST-1999-L-102036

    Establishes general provisions defining, inter alia, the object of taxation, taxpayer, tax rates, receipt of tax, resident, non-profit associations, foundations and religious associations benefiting from income tax incentives (Chapters I,II); taxation of income of resident natural persons, income from employment, business income, income from rent and royalties, income on financial assets, dividends, taxation of income of legal persons located in low tax rate territories (Chapter III); deductions from income of resident natural persons (Chapter IV); taxation of income of non-residents, particularly non-resident¿s taxable income, non-residents whose income is not subject to income tax (Chapter V); taxation of income of contractual investment funds (Chapter VI); deductions from business income (Chapter VI); rules for calculation of taxable income (Chapter VII); withholding of income tax (Chapter VIII); declaration of income and payment of income tax (Chapter IX); special cases of payment of income tax (Chapter X); notification requirement (Chapter XI); implementing provisions (Chapter XII); amendment of legislation currently in force (Chapter XIII).


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