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  1. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Registration of Employees and Employers) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.R.O. 47)

    Adoption: 1988-10-11 | DMA-1988-R-55248

    Makes amendments to the Social Security (Registration of Employees and Employers) Regulations 1976 by adding Forms for applications for registration as employers and employees. Also amends various sections of the regulations including those regarding the issuing of registration cards.

  2. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Self-Employed Persons) Regulations, 1988 (S.R.O. 48 of 1988) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1988-10-11 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | DMA-1988-R-55283

    Provides for the insurance and payment of contributions of self-employed persons. Applies the Social Security Act, 1975 to self-employed persons as they apply to all other workers. Establishes the eligibility for insurance. Provides for the insurance of self-employed persons outside of Dominica. Regulates the consequences of the termination of a persons's self-employed status. Establishes rates of contributions and regulates the payment of contributions. Sets penalties for late payment. Governs exemptions from payment. Sets penalties for offences.

  3. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Financial and Accounting) Regulations 1987 (S.R.O. no. 66 of 1987) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-12-15 | DMA-1987-R-55282

    Provides for the financial organization and accounting system of social security funds. Part One establishes the financial organization of social security. Establishes three benefit branches: short-term (maternity and sickness benefits), long-term (old age, disability, survivors' and funeral benefits) and employment injury benefit branches. Establishes the principles for the funding of each branch. Part Two governs procedures for making yearly budget estimates. Part Three regulates financial control. Establishes the financial authrorities of staff. Provides for internal audits and reports. Part Four regulates accounts. Establishes the accounting system for the administration of funds. Regulates the distribution of the income of funds and the distribution of expenditures. Establishes working cash reserves and minimum reserve levels. Governs account audits.

  4. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Validation) Act, 1986 (Act no. 29 of 1986)

    Adoption: 1986-11-14 | DMA-1986-L-55259

    Establishes 1 February 1976 as the appointed day for the coming into force of various sections of the Social Security Act 1975 as they relate to the Social Security Scheme.

  5. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Employment Injury and Occupational Diseases Appointed Day) Order, 1985 (S.R.O. 3 of 1985)

    Adoption: 1985-01-08 | DMA-1985-R-55253

    Establishes 1 January 1985 as the appointed day for the coming into force of the provisions of Section 28 of the Social Security Act, 1985.

  6. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations (SRO 42 of 1984) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1984-12-27 | DMA-1984-R-3208

    Made under the Social Security Act 1975.

  7. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Amendment) Act, 1980 (No. 24 of 1980)

    Adoption: 1980-12-30 | DMA-1980-L-55277

    Makes numerous amendments to the Social Security Act No. 38 of 1975.

  8. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Persons Abroad and Voluntary Contributions) Regulations, 1976 (S.R.O. 7) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55237

    Regulates the payment of social security contributions for persons living abroad. Treats the continuation of employment outside of Dominica as insurable employment. Grants persons who are not gainfully employed outside of Dominica as well as self-employed persons working abroad with the option of becoming voluntary contributors. Treats certain persons (diplomatic and consular workers as well as any of their domestic servants) as normal residents of Dominica even when working abroad.

  9. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations, 1976 (S.R.O. 4 of 1976) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55256

    Regulates claims for benefits and the payment of benefits. Part One provides preliminary definitions. Part Two makes general provisions. Regulates notices of accidents and particulars to be given in such notices. Establishes the obligations of claimants and beneficiaries in receipt of benefits. Part Three governs claims. Establishes that claims are to be made to the Board in writing. Governs claim forms, information to be given and time limits for making claims. Regulates the overlapping of benefits and time limits for claiming benefits. Part Four concerns payments. Governs the time and manner of payment of benefits. Provides for the suspension of benefits and benefit increases. Provides for other times and methods of the payment of benefits. Extinguishes a beneficiary's right to sums payable after the prescribed time. Establishes the information to be given when obtaining the payment of a benefit. Part Five makes miscellaneous regulations. Governs the forfeiture of benefits, the suspension of proceedings or claims and the suspension of payment. Provides for payment in cases of persons unable to act and in the case of death. Sets penalties for breaches of regulations.

  10. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Determination of Claims and Questions) Regulations, 1976 (S.R.O. 8) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55257

    Regulates the determination of claims and questions with regard to social security benefits. Part One makes preliminary definitions. Part Two governs the determination of questions by the Social Security Board. Establishes the procedure for determination of questions by the board. Provides for reference to the Court by questions of law as well as for appeals against Board decisions on questions of law. Regulates the review of board decisions. Part Three governs the determination of claims and questions by the director or by an appeal tribunal. Regulates the submission of questions to the director. Provides for the hearing of appeals by an appeals tribunal and for the review of decisions by the director or by a tribunal. Part Four governs the determination of disablement questions. Regulates that disablement questions are to be determined by a medical board. Provides for the contitution of medical boards and the consequences of board decisions. Part Five regulates appeals or references to appeal tribunals on a point of law arising from the decisions of a medical board. Part Six makes miscellaneous regulations. Establishes miscellaneous powers of the Social Security Board and appeals tribunals. Provides for the review of medical board decisions and for the adjustment of benefits.

  11. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Classification) Regulations, 1976 (No. 6 of 1976) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55258

    Defines which employments are insurable or non-insurable for the purposes of social security benefits. Includes diplomats, local government workers, fishermen, and memebers of the armed forces as insurable employments. Defines non-insurable employments. These includes service as a foreign diplomat in Dominica and employment by a member of the employee's immediate family. Makes special provisions regarding persons to be included in a particular class of insured persons.

  12. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Collection of Contributions) Regulations 1976 S.R.O. 5 of 1976) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55261

    Establishes regulations on the collection of social security insurance contributions. Part One governs the payment of contributions. Establishes rates of contributions. Regulates the deduction of wages. Establishes the liability of employees between the ages of sixteen and sixty to pay contributions. Regulates the time of deductions and contributions. Grants employers the power to deduct employee's contributions from their wages. Provides for the calculation of deductions, the payment of contributions and the consequences of the failure to pay contributions. Part Two makes miscellaneous regulations. Governs the keeping of records by employers and for returns by employers. Provides for the inspection of an employer's records. Governs the consequences of the death of an employer. Sets penalties for offences.

  13. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Benefit) Regulations, 1976 (S.R.O. 10 of 1976) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55262

    Establishes eligibility for, rate of, duration of and other matters relating to benefits established under the Social Security Act, 1975. This includes the entitlement, rate and duration of sickness benefit, maternity benefit, invalidity benefit, old age pension, survivors benefit, employment accident benefit, and death allowance. Also establishes the conditions under which a person would be disqualified from receiveing these benefits. Regulates the manner for claiming benefits and for supporting such claims. Provides for contributions and the calculation of earnings for the purposes of disability benefits Governs medical expenses. Establishes the medical expenses for which an insured person is entitled to a refund in cases of occupational accident. Provides for the payment of these expenses during absences from Dominica. Regulates the payment of medical expenses incurred outside of Dominica. Governs the overlapping of benefits. Provides for the refunding of benefits improperly paid. The Schedule establishes precribed degrees of disablement for the purposes of employment accident benefits.

  14. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Contribution) Regulations, 1976 (S.R.O. 3 of 1976). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55360

    Makes regulations governing the payment of social security contibutions. Makes exemptions from liability to pay contributions in certain circumstances. Maintains the liability of an employer to make contributions with respect to employees on leave. Provides for the disposal of contribution improperly paid and for the return of contributions paid in error. Treats any contribution which is late or unpaid and is not the result of the employee as paid for the purposes of a worker's right to benefits. Provides for contributions which are unpaid because of ignorance and error. Makes regulations governing sickness, maternity, disability, old age and funeral grant benefits in cases of unpaid contribution. Provides for the refund of contributions to certain elderly entrants.

  15. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Registration of Employees and Employers) Regulations 1976 (S.R.O. 2 of 1976) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-20 | DMA-1976-R-55361

    Regulates the registration of employers and employees for the purposes of social security insurance. Establishes application procedures for employers and employees. Provides for the issuing of registration and deduction cards. Governs the custody and disposal of deduction cards. Establishes the obligations of employees with regard to deduction and registration cards.

  16. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Act (No. 38 of 1975) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1975-12-31 | DMA-1975-L-18687

    An Act to establish a Social Security Fund and for purposes connected therewith.

  17. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Overseas Officers Pensions Act (Act No. 19 of 1975)(Chapter 23:82). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1975-08-28 | DMA-1975-L-83861

    Implements the agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Dominica concerning overseas officers pensions.

  18. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    National Provident Fund Act (No. 18 of 1970)

    Adoption: 1970-10-01 | DMA-1970-L-17633

    An Act to establish a National Provident Fund and for purposes connected therewith.

  19. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Accidents and Occupational Diseases (Notification) Act, Chap. 89:51 (Act No. 29 of 1952) (Cap. 108 of 1961). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1952-02-11 | DMA-1952-R-55299

    Provides for the notification of accidents and occupational diseases. Establishes the processes of the notification of accidents. Grants the administrator in Council with the power to extend dangerous occurrences provisions to notification of accidents. Provides for inquests in cases of death by accident. Grants the Administrator the power to direct formal investigation of accidents and cases of occupational diseases. Sets penalties for offences. Applies the act ot public servants. Grants the Administrator with the power to make regulations for the purposes of carrying out the act. The Schedule provides Forms for use with the act.

  20. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pensions Regulations SRO 9 of 1944. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1944-09-25 | DMA-1944-R-108950

  21. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation (Appeals) Rules (S.R.O. L.I. 12/1938)

    Adoption: 1938-05-14 | DMA-1938-R-55265

    Establishes procedures on appeals concerning decisions on employment accident benefits. Regulates applications to Supreme Court judges or to the Court of appeal for leave to appeal. Provides for notices of appeal. Governs the recording of proceedings. Makes explicit the documents to accompany notices of appeal.

  22. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Workmen's Compensation Rules, Cap.122

    Adoption: 1938-05-14 | DMA-1938-M-69471

    Made under the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. Sets forth the procedures to be followed by workmen when applying for compensation for injuries suffered in the course of their employment.

  23. Dominica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation Ordinance, 1938 (Cap. 122)

    Adoption: 1938-03-01 | DMA-1938-L-55293

    Provides for the payment of compensation to workers for injuries suffered in the course of their employment. Establishes an employer's liability to pay compensation for injuries which result in disablement of a worker for more than three days and were not the result of that worker's misconduct. Establishes an employer's liability to pay compensation for diseases only in respect to diseases solely and directly attributable to injury arising through the course of employment. Sets the amount of compensation for death, permanent total disablement, the various states of partial disablement and temporary disablement. Regulates the method of calculating wages. Provides for the payment and distribution of compensation and for deductions for costs. Legislates that compensation is not to be assigned, attached or charged. Governs medical examinations. Provides for remedies against third parties. Regulates cases of the bankruptcy of an employer in connection with the payment of compensation. Governs the appointment of commissioners to hear cases and appeals. Estalbishes proceedings. Provides for the registration of orders and agreements and their enforcement. Establishes rules concerning the transfer of funds.

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