Childcare Act

As of January 1, 2005, a new law for the child. The Childcare Act regulates the quality and funding of the child. The starting point is that childcare is a matter for parents, employers and government. For all these stakeholders are going to change things. Parents who work and care for their children can receive an allowance from the government.

 Who will soon pay for childcare?

The Childcare Act governs the funding of child care costs. Most parents now use a grant instead of a business place, these arrangements will lapse. In the new law, the parents conclude an agreement with the childcare themselves or childminding agency. The government shares the cost of childcare. Parents ask this response prevention itself. The Tax execute the scheme and pays the monthly contribution to your account. The Child Care Act, employers and parents themselves agree on the amount of the employer's cost of childcare. Both employers may not exceed one third of the cost of childcare tax refund together. Parents receive the contribution itself.

More information can be found in childcare costs


 How does the Law childcare quality?

The Child Care Act. The government regulates the quality of childcare. The law formulated basic quality which the child must meet. The law requires the childcare or childminding agency to ensure the safety and health of children. They are also informed about the policy. Mandatory parents each childcare or childminding agency is obliged to establish. The Parents Committee advise on matters such as the policy on safety, opening times and prices.

The municipality is responsible for supervising the quality. The Municipal Health Service, herefore performs regular inspections. Childcare centers and childminding agencies who meet all requirements will be included in a register of the municipality. You are only entitled to an allowance from the government as the childcare or childminding agency that you use is included in a register of the municipality. Your employer may ask for proof of registration. Childcare centers that already have a license are automatically recorded from the law.

More information about these Childcare Act

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