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Original name: Kansaneläkelaki
Name: National Pensions Act (568/2007).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-05-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 2007-05-23, No. 568-587, pp. 1807-1835, ISSN: 0787-3182
ISN: FIN-2007-L-79782
Bibliography: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 2007-05-23, No. 568-587, pp. 1807-1835, ISSN: 0787-3182
Act on-line in Finnish Act on-line in Finnish Ministry of Justice,, Finland PDF in Finnish [as amended] PDF in Finnish [as amended] (consulted on 2011-04-18)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 15 chapters and 103 sections respecting, inter alia:
Chapter 1 - objectives, area of application and definitions
Chapter 2 - national pension
Chapter 3 - disability pension
Chapter 4 - grounds for the assessment of pension
Chapter 5 - survivors' pension
Chapter 6 - grounds for the assessment of continued pension for survivors
Chapter 7 - grounds for adjustment and suspension of continued pension
Chapter 8 - orphan's pension
Chapter 9 - general provisions respecting survivors' pension
Chapter 10 - right to child increase
Chapter 11 - provisions on execution and the procedure to apply for benefits
Chapter 12 - the procedure to appeal the Social Insurance Institution's decisions concerning pensions
Chapter 13 - secrecy provisions
Chapter 14 - the financing of pensions
Chapter 15 - special provisions (i.e. respecting retardation of the payment of pensions).

The Act repeals the National Pensions Act No. 347 of 1956 and the Survivors' Pensions Act (No. 38 of 1969).
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