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  1. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law N 156(I) of 2014 on the Independent Institution of Social Support. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2014-10-27 | Date of entry into force: 2014-10-27 | CYP-2014-L-100738

    Article 2 provides for the definition of the following terms: "financially disadvantaged persons", "Special Fund", "Committee", "Minister", "Institution". Article 3 regulates the establishment of the Institution. Article 4 settles the resources of the Institution. Article 5 stipulates that the purpose of the establishment and function of the Institution is to provide financial support to financially disadvantaged persons. Article 6 provides for the establishment and article 7 for the function of an Administration Committee. Article 8 regulates the economic statements and Article 9 the inspection over the Institution. Article 10 regulates the winding up of the Institution. Article 11 sets the date of entry into force of the present Law.

  2. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law N 6(I) of 2014 on the establishment and function of the Solidarity Fund for Employment and Social Cohesion. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2014-02-05 | CYP-2014-L-100586

    Article 1: Title of the Law
    Article 2: Construction of the following notions: "Extraordinary Contribution of Solidarity", "Fund" and "Minister"
    Article 3: Establishment of the Fund
    Article 4: Resources of the Fund
    Article 5: Purpose of the Fund
    Article 6: Administration, Budget and Final Accounts of the Fund

  3. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law N 64(I) of 2013 amending the Law on the Public Financial Assistance and Services (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-07-12 | CYP-2013-L-100156

    Amends Laws N 95(I) of 2006 and 67(I) of 2012 on the Public Financial Assistance and Services, by deleting the 7th phrase of article 3.

  4. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law N 180(I) of 2012 amending the Law on the Child's Benefit Grant. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | CYP-2012-L-100082

    Amends Laws N 167(I) of 2002, 22(I) and 57(I) of 2003, 136(I) and 194(I) of 2007, 55(I) of 2010 and 189(I) of 2011 on the Child's Benefit Grant, by introducing amendments to the Appendix concerning the eligibility criteria, the amount of the benefit, its readjustment and the amount of the family income.

  5. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Regulations No. 320(III) of 2010 - Public Contributions and Services (Highest Amount Covering Basic Needs) Regulations 2010. (Δημόσιων Βοηθημάτων και Υηρεσιών (Ανώτατο Ποαό για την Κάλυψη Βασικών Αναγκών) Κανονισμοί του 2010) - Cyprus Gazette on-line

    Adoption: 2010-07-16 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-16 | CYP-2010-L-86403

    It fixes the basic amount to 226,00 Euro. It also includes an amount of 226,00 Euro for each dependent of at least 14 years old, and of 135,60 Euro for each dependent under 14 years old. It also repeals the provisions of 2009 on Public Contributions and Services.

  6. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Regulation No. 288(III) of 2010 on Social Insurance (Allowances). (Οι περί Κοινωνικών Ασφαλίσεων (Παροχές) Κανονισμοί του 2010)

    Adoption: 2010-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-09 | CYP-2010-L-86394

    - It stipulates the deadlines for applications submission related to marriage allowance, pregnancy allowance, funeral allowance, retirement pension, disability allowance, missing person allowance, orphanage allowance, death allowance, maternity benefit, illness benefit, unemployment benefit.
    - It stipulates the procedure for granting those allowances.
    - It stipulates the deadlines for the payment of those allowances.
    - It stipulates the daily allowance related to unemployment.
    - It revokes the provisions of 1997 on Social Insurances (Allowances).

  7. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Regulation No. 289(III) of 2010 on Social Security (Contributions). (Οι περί Κοινωνικών Ασφαλίσεων (Εισφορές) Κανονισμοί του 2010)

    Adoption: 2010-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-09 | CYP-2010-L-86396

    Definitions of the terms "Provincial Bureau of Social Insurances", "salaried", and "law".

    It provides for:
    - The registration of employers.
    - The registration of salaried workers and independent workers.
    - Information about the hiring of salaried workers.
    - Maintenance of a book of wages.
    - The amount related to insignificant wages.
    - The maximum amount of insured wages.
    - The insured wages of dock workers.
    - The deadline of contributions payments by the employers.
    - The way and place of the contributions payments.
    - The occupational certificate for the salaried worker.
    - The contribution deduction for those with jail sentence.
    - The insured contributions for those participating in training programs.
    - The contribution deduction for the independent workers.
    - The deadline for the contributions payments by the independent workers.
    - The additional fee due to late payment.
    - Information about the termination of the activity of an independent worker.
    - Tax refund.
    - Responsibility of the salaried worker for the contributions payments.
    - Booklet of contributions.
    - Deadlines for the contributions payments.
    - Way and place of payment.
    - Contributions for annual licenses and for excess in personnel.
    - Employer's exemption from the responsibility paying contributions.

  8. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law 53(I) of 2006, amending the Social Insurance Laws.

    Adoption: 2006-04-07 | CYP-2006-L-81245

    Amends article 2 on definitions; replaces article 27 of the basic law related to medical councils; replaces article 74 of the basic law related to demands for social assistance; amends article 78 of the basic law related to social assistance of the clergy.

  9. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 917 of 2003 concerning public assistance and services. - Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance

    Adoption: 2003 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-01 | CYP-2003-R-72899

    Lays down the amount of financial assistance to which disabled persons and their dependants are entitled.

  10. Cyprus - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. 23(I)/1995 to amend all laws on the Treasury of Care (Provision).

    Adoption: 1995-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-17 | CYP-1995-L-40625

    Amending article 21: any gain from the Treasury of Care is not seized according to the Civil Procedures Law 228/1989. Amending article 29: in the event of employer's conviction for non payment of contributions to the Treasury of Care, the employer is obliged to pay to the Treasury the amount neglected.


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