Policy Document

Law on the amendment of the Law on Active Social Policies, the Law on State Education Grants, the Law on Child Allowances and the Advance Payment of Child Allowances, and other laws (Law 894 of 4 July 2013)






Family & Children


Family Allowances

Main implications

Providers for a child under 18 who participate in educational training approved as eligible according to the law on state educational grants can apply for the supplementary child benefit during periods of participation in work placement with salary or work placement grant. This is granted to single providers receiving the special child benefit and providers cohabitating with a partner in educational training, under conditions specified in § 23 of the act on active social policy. One supplementary child benefit is granted, irrespective of the number of children. The supplementary child benefit cannot be granted in periods in which the applicant receives the special child benefit under conditions specified in § 10 c (LBK 856 of 23 August 2012) or receives a state educational grant.

Benefits & Requirements

Coverage: Eligible groups or beneficiaries

Providers for children under the age of 18 who are in specific periods of their educational training.

Target group


Types of benefits guaranteed by this document


Conditions for accessing the benefit stipulated by this document

Attending educational training licenced as eligable for State Education Grant, in periods of work placement with salary or work placement grant.

Amount of the subsidy or contribution granted

55 per cent of the difference between the State Education Grant (as specified in Law on State Education Grant, § 8, stk. 1, no. 2, and § 10 b, part 1) and the current income (Salary or Work Placement Grant).

Read the Law

Original full text source in native language

Lovtidende A: Lov om ændring af lov om aktiv socialpolitik, SU-loven, lov om børnetilskud og forskudsvis udbetaling af børnebidrag og forskellige andre love; Beskæftigelsesministeriet; Arbejdsmarkedsstyrelsen, j.nr. 2013-0005891

Original full text web source in native language


Comments & Clarifications

Note that there is a difference between the special child benefit and the supplementary child benefit.


Lene Tølbøll
Department of Sociology and Social Work
Aalborg University

Data collected in the framework of the Population Europe Research Finder and Archive (PERFAR)

Cite as

SPLASH-db.eu (2014): Policy: "Act to amend various legislative provisions with age limits of 21 years (Act 579 of 19 December 1969)" (Information provided by Lene Tølbøll). Available at: https://splash-db.eu [Date of access].