Legislation

Legislation

Lög og reglugerðirThis section of the site details available translations on legislation relating to the Ministry of Welfare in Iceland. In case of any discrepancies between the translations and the original text in Icelandic, the original text as published in the Icelandic Legal Gazette prevails.

  • Laws are passed by Althingi, the Icelandic Parliament.
  • Regulations are issued by the Minister of Welfare based on authorization in Laws passed by Althingi.