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  1. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Financial and Accounting) (Amendment) Regulations, 1996 (SRO No. 33 of 1996). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1996-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | DMA-1996-R-83850

    Makes amendments with respect to the employment injury benefits: repeals and replaces regulation 27 of the principal regulations; repeals regulation 28; and amends regulation 29.

  2. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Self-Employed Persons) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (No. 6 of 1994) - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1994-02-08 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-01 | DMA-1994-R-37053

  3. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (No. 5 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-02-08 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-01 | DMA-1994-R-37054

    Inserts a definition of "insurable earnings".

  4. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Anti-Duplication) Provisions 1989 (S.R.O. 30 of 1989) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-08-22 | DMA-1989-R-55250

    Establishes that no person is to be allowed to receive a benefit at a higher rate than the difference between his average weekly or monthly insurable wage and the weekly or monthly amount, if any, paid by the employer during the period of incapacity from work. Provides for the recovery of benefits erroneously paid.

  5. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Adjustment of Benefit) Regulations, 1989 S.R.O. 32 of 1989)

    Adoption: 1989-08-22 | DMA-1989-R-55251

    Allows the Board, with the approval of the Minister, to adjust the rate of benefits payable in respect to benefits made under the Social Security Act, 1975.

  6. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations, 1989 (S.R.O. 31 of 1989)

    Adoption: 1989-08-22 | DMA-1989-R-55255

    Amends the Social Security (Collection of Contributions) Regulations, 1976 (S.R.O. 5) as they relate to rates of contributions.

  7. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.R.O. 31)

    Adoption: 1989-08-22 | DMA-1989-R-55272

    Amends the Social Security (Collection of Contributions) Regulations 179 with regard to redundancy benefit fund contribution rates.

  8. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (no. 29 of 1989)

    Adoption: 1989-08-12 | DMA-1989-R-55249

    Makes various amendments to the Social Security (Benefit) Regulations, 1976.

  9. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 1989 (S.R.O. 9 of 1989)

    Adoption: 1989-04-04 | DMA-1989-R-55252

    Makes and amendment to the Social Security (Benefit) Regulations, 1976.

  10. Dominica - Administration and financing - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Self-Employed Persons) (Amendment) Regulations, 1989 (S.R.O. 3)

    Adoption: 1989-01-17 | DMA-1989-R-55233

    Makes minor amendments to the Social Security (Self-Employed Persons) (Amendment) Regulations, 1988.

  11. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  12. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  13. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  14. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  15. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  16. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  17. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  18. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.

  19. Dominica - Administration and financing - 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.


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