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  1. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Compulsory Insurance of Damages Caused by Third Parties as a Result of Accidents Caused by Vehicles. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-09 | IRN-2016-L-103153

    Chapter 1: General Provisions
    Chapter 2: Rights and obligations of the insurer and the insured
    Chapter 3: Rights and obligations of the Insurance Fund
    Chapter 4: Compensation
    Chapter 5: Other Assignments Related to Institutions and Agencies
    Chapter 6: Criminal provisions
    Chapter 7: Final Provisions

  2. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on medical equipment and supplies. - Legislation on-line in Persian

    Adoption: 2015-11-15 | IRN-2015-R-105833

    Chapter 1. Definitions and abbreviations
    Chapter 2. Safety and Usage of Medical Equipment
    Chapter 3. Production
    Chapter 4. Import
    Chapter 5. Service after sale
    Chapter 6. Export
    Chapter 7. Pricing, Distribution and Supervision
    Chapter 8. Exposition, general information

  3. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Increasing Pensions for Veterans, Retired People and Persons with Disabilities. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-04-22 | IRN-2015-L-103141

    This law aims to increase the pensions for 15% for all veterans, retired people and persons with disabilities.

  4. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution on Hundred Percent Coverage of Medical Expenses of Retired Veterans and their Dependents. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-12 | Date of entry into force: 2014-03-16 | IRN-2014-R-97832

    This Resolution provides full coverage of medical expenses for retired veterans and their dependent individuals through the respective pension funds.

  5. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Determination of Social Security Provision for Persons Who Have Paid their Insurance Premium for Ten Years or Less. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-11-08 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-26 | IRN-2014-L-97847

    According to this Law persons who have paid their insurance premium for at least ten years before applying for retirement and in case they are a 60 year-old man or a 55 year-old woman, are entitled to receive retirement pension from the Social Security Organisation. The Social Security Organisation is required to pay pension also to spouses and children of deceased insured person who has made his/her insurance premium contribution over ten years (or less).

  6. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Provision of Basic Commodities for Vulnerable Groups. - Official Gazette 1392-03-08 (2013-05-29)

    Adoption: 2013-05-29 | IRN-2013-L-103140

    This law provides basic commodities (consumer basket composed of essential food products) for persons covered by Imam Khomeini Relief Committee and the State Welfare Organization.

  7. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution on the transfer of the Pension Fund of Workers in the Steel Industry to the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 2012-11-20 | IRN-2012-R-96168

    According to this regulation the Pension Fund of the steel industry workers along with its responsibilities, property, assets and obligations (including obligations such as legitimate demands of pensioners) shall be transferred to the ownership of the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare. The law contains a table which illustrates the details of the transfer.

  8. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Non-Requirement of Mandatory Insurance for Seasonal Workers and Inhabitants of Towns with a Population Less than Twenty Thousand who are Insured with the Social Insurance Fund for Rural and Nomadic Population. - Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1391-19-01 (2012-04-07)

    Adoption: 2012-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-07 | IRN-2012-L-94392

    This law gives exemption from mandatory insurance to seasonal workers and inhabitants of towns with less than twenty thousand population who benefit form health care services for rural and nomadic population.

  9. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Integration of the Pension Fund for the Employees of the Ministry of Agriculture Jahad into the State Pension Fund. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 2012-02-01 | IRN-2012-L-94435

    Within the framework of regulating the Civil Service law and regulations of the Pension Fund this Law incorporates the Pension Fund for the employees of the Ministry of Agriculture Jahad (including all the powers, duties, assets, facilities, equipment, and manpower) into the State Pension Fund.

  10. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Statut of the Health Insurance Organisation of Iran.

    Adoption: 2012-01-29 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-29 | IRN-2012-M-97788

    Chapter 1. Definitions and Concepts
    Chapter 2. Duties and Powers
    Chapter 3. Pillars
    Chapter 4. Financial Issues and Funds

  11. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on Provision of Housing to Prisoners of War, Veterans and Families of Martyrs. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-19 | Date of entry into force: 2011-09-19 | IRN-2011-R-94698

    According to this regulation veterans, prisoners of war, family members (spouse, children and parents) of deceased veterans, prisoners of war and martyrs shall be provided housing or receive relevant payments for housing issued through the banks.

  12. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Improving Health of the Administrative System and Combating Corruption. - Legislation on-line in Persian

    Adoption: 2011-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05-19 | IRN-2011-L-97718

    Chapter 1. Definitions and Persons Subject to the Law
    Chapter 2. Institutional Assignments/Duties for Prevention of Administrative Corruption
    Chapter 3. Public Duties

  13. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on the Incremental Coverage of Rehabilitation and Protection of Persons with Disabilities and Female Heads of Households by State Welfare Organisation. - Official Gazette, 1387-04-05 (2008-06-25) No. 18478

    Adoption: 2008-05-25 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-02 | IRN-2008-L-91519

    Authorizes the Government to transfer funds from savings to the State Welfare Organization in order to extend the coverage of rehabilitation services and support to persons with disabilities and female householders.

  14. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on the Payment of Pensions to Children of Deceased Women under the Coverage of the Law of Social Security and Other Pension Funds. - Official Gazette, 1386-10-05 (2007-12-26) No. 18329

    Adoption: 2007-12-26 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-20 | IRN-2007-L-91501

    According to this law, when a pension is payable to parents, upon their death, this pension shall be paid to their children.

    This law repeals the Law on Payment of Allowances to the Children of Deceased Employees (Official Gazette, 1355-11-03 (1977-01-03) No. 9373).

  15. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on the Comprehensive Welfare and Social Security Organizational Structure. - Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1383-02-21 (2004-05-10)

    Adoption: 2004-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-29 | IRN-2004-L-91516

    Provides for Government duties and responsibilities to promote services in the field of social security.

    CHAPTER I - OBJECTIVES, SCOPE AND FUNCTIONS
    Article 1. Comprehensive Social Security System Based on the Terms and Conditions of the Act
    [Article 1(3), inter alia, provides certain conditions under which foreign citizens residing in Iran can benefit from the comprehensive system of social security]
    Article 2. Three Sectors of the Social Security System
    Article 3. Aims and Responsibilities of the Insurance Sector
    Article 4. Objectives and Responsibilities of the Protection and Rehabilitation Sector
    Article 5. Objectives and Responsibilities of the Relief Sector

    CHAPTER II - PRINCIPLES AND GENERAL POLICIES
    Article 6. Principles and Structural Policies of the Comprehensive Social Security System
    Article 7. Financial Principles and Policies of the Comprehensive Social Security System
    Article 8. Determining Minimum Wages
    Article 9. Principles and Executive Policies of the Comprehensive Social Security System
    Article 10. Subsidy Policies

    CHAPTER III - ORGANIZATION
    Article 11. The Ministry of Welfare and Social Security: Realization of the Comprehensive Social Security System and Implementation of the law.
    Article 12. Four principle bodies of the Comprehensive Social Security System
    Article 13. Supreme Council of Welfare and Social Security
    Article 14. Composition of the Supreme Council of Welfare and Social Security
    Article 15. Responsibilities of the Supreme Council of Welfare and Social Security
    Article 16. The Authority Ministry of Welfare and Social Security
    Article 17. Obligations of the Ministry of Welfare and Social Security
    Article 18. Enactment of the Law
    Article 19. Repeals all sections of social security, medical insurance services, protection and relief regulations which contradict this law.

  16. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Summary of the Amendment to Employment Regulations Governing the Insurance Sector and the Central Insurance Company of Iran.

    Adoption: 1999-10-27 | IRN-1999-R-56242

    Provides that companies are legally bound to pay nine per cent of the total salary and expenses provided to each official employee to a special retirement fund every month.

  17. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Council of Ministers concerning the increase of all retirement pensions.

    Adoption: 1999-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 1999-03-21 | IRN-1999-R-52840

    Increases the retirement pensions for all former employees of the health sector by 16.5 per cent.

  18. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation amending the Regulation of 16 February 1987 allowing the right of transfer of pension schemes and retirement benefits.

    Adoption: 1998-11-02 | IRN-1998-R-52037

    Ensures that employees who are subscribers to the Office of Social Security's welfare fund will be able to transfer their pension or retirement rights when hired by a new employer. Furthermore sets the amount to be paid at 7 per cent for an employee and 11 per cent for an employer (for a total of 18 per cent).

  19. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law amending s. 5 of the Public Medical Service Insurance Act (GH-4474).

    Adoption: 1995-11-04 | IRN-1995-L-51601

  20. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Articles of Association of the Medical Service Insurance Organization (Decree of the Councils of Ministers H/14861t/21778).

    Adoption: 1995-05-09 | IRN-1995-R-51602

    Establishes the Public Medical Service Insurance Organization which shall manage the funding of public medical insurance.

  21. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Public Medical Service Insurance Act (No. GH-3481).

    Adoption: 1994-11-08 | IRN-1994-L-51600

    Provides for Public Medical Service Insurance. Establishes a Medical Service High Council and a Medical Insurance Organization within the Ministry of Health to manage the scheme. The Insurance shall cover civil servants, villagers, self-employed workers, and other persons not covered by private insurance schemes.

  22. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation concerning reform of notaries' and their first counsellors' pension funds and income insurances.

    Adoption: 1994-05 | Date of entry into force: 1994-12-15 | IRN-1994-R-41551

    Approved by the National Assembly to cover the condition of subscription, the amount received at age of retirement or disability, and the pension beneficiaries in the case of death.

  23. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Law 1369/6/26 (September 1990) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1990 | IRN-1990-L-72341

    Provides unemployment benefit for persons who lose their employment through no fault of thier own and who have contributed to the insurance fund for at least six months. Retired persons or persons who are totally disabled, the self-employed and the voluntarily insured, and foreigners residing in Iran are not covered by the Law. In relation to contribution period, the benefit shall be:
    6-24 months: 6 months benefit (single); 12 months (with dependents)
    25-120 months: 12 months benefit (single); 18 months (with dependents)
    121-180 months: 18 months benefit (single); 26 months (with dependents)
    181-240 months: 26 months benefit (single); 36 months (with dependents)
    more than 241 months: 36 months benefit (single); 50 months (with dependents) (maximum)

    Benefit shall be 55% of average daily wage or salary in last 90 days of employment. This amount shall be increased by 10% for each dependent, for a maximum benefit of no more than 80% of the base wage.

  24. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Retirement of the Disabled War Veterans and Persons Employed in General, Arduous and Hazardous Occupations who are Injured. - Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1367-09-01 (1988-10-22)

    Adoption: 1988-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 1988-10-30 | IRN-1988-L-91855

    Sets forth provisions for retirement of disabled war veterans, as well as persons with disabilities in the general population, persons who have job related disabilities, or those who fallen ill as a result of their job. Provides for the procedures for retirement applications after twenty years of acceptable service upon their written request and approval of the application by the Administrative Council.

  25. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Law. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1975-06-24 | IRN-1975-L-14248

    Chapter 1: Definitions
    Chapter 2: Organs and organization
    Chapter 3: Sources of income - Basis for calculation of contributions and manner of collection
    Chapter 4: Financial provisions
    Chapter 5: Accidents, illness, pregnancy and confinement
    Chapter 6: Disability
    Chapter 7: Retirement
    Chapter 8: Death
    Chapter 9: Marriage grant and family allowances
    Chapter 10: Grant regulations for benefits
    Chapter 11: Violations, criminal provisions
    Chapter 12: Miscellaneous

  26. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Council of Ministers' Decree amending the Workers' Social Insurance Act of 1960 as approved on 10 May 1963.

    Adoption: 1963-07-13 | IRN-1963-R-50162

    Available in English.


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