This procedure offers a more detailed regulation on the development of social services covering long-term care: organisation of home care, day-care centres for the elderly, group homes, and institu
This regulation sets the weekly schedule for primary schools.
The '2005 Financial Act' introduced important changes to the previous legislation. First, it reduced and modified income brackets to four groups.
New: There is also the possibility to postpone the taking of unused prenatal rest when the new-born dies within the year after its birth.
The decree introduced the childcare allowance (GYES), a remuneration which was payable during the period of unpaid childcare leave.
A novelty of the decree is the introduction of divorce regardless of fault, differentiating between three types thereof: 1. permanent separation for at least five years; 2.
The dual system of child benefits and tax credits, which was eliminated in 1974, was reintroduced.
An employer may not dismiss a female employee for reasons connected with her being pregnant or having given birth.
Families (at first hand, mothers) receive an allowance per child every quarter, until the quarter following the child's 16th birthday.
The maternity insurance is made mandatory for almost all women (as it is tied to the universal health insurance), and the means-tested maternity allowance is thus abolished.