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  1. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act amending the Act on the Pension Fund for Civil Servants, No. 1/1997, as amended (amending Section A of the Fund), No. 127/2016. (L÷g um breytingu ß l÷gum um LÝfeyrissjˇ­ starfsmanna rÝkisins, nr. 1/1997, me­ sÝ­ari breytingum (breyting ß A-deild sjˇ­sins)) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-22 | ISL-2016-L-104417

  2. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Injury Insurance Regulations No. 670/2012. (Regluger­ um slysatryggingar vi­ heimilisst÷rf nr. 670/2012 ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-12 | ISL-2012-L-91292

    Provides the grounds under which a person may be entitled to injury insurance.

  3. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on the entry into force of EU Directives on Social Security (Rights to Pension and Child Benefits (I)) No. 443/2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-12 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | ISL-2012-R-91314

    Repeals Regulations Nos. 589/2000, 590/2000, 830/2000, 882/2001, 523/2002, 357/2003, 781/2004, 12/2006, 468/2007, 791/2007, 473/2008 and 900/2008.

  4. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on Senior Citizens No. 1/2011. (Regluger­ um FramkvŠmdasjˇ­ aldra­ra nr. 1/2011) - Legislation on-line in Icelandic

    Adoption: 2011-01-04 | ISL-2011-R-91289

    Regulations implementing Law No. 125/1999. Regulates the funding and organisation of care for the elderly.

  5. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on the calculation of disability and income insurance for disability pensioners who have received lump sum payments No. 661/2010. (Regluger­ um ˙treikning ÷rorkulÝfeyris og tekjutryggingar hjß ÷rorkulÝfeyris■egum, sem fengi­ hafa eingrei­slu ska­abˇta nr. 661/2010) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-08-05 | ISL-2010-R-91293

    Contains six articles. Deals with the calculation and reassessment of disability benefits.

  6. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on the calculation, recalculation and settlement of income-related benefits and contributions No. 598/2009. (Regluger­ um ˙treikning, endurreikning og uppgj÷r tekjutengdra bˇta og vistunarframlags nr. 598/2009.) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-06-23 | ISL-2009-R-91290

    Regulates the calculation, reassessment and settlement of benefits for retirement and old age.

  7. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act on the Affairs of the Elderly, No. 125/1999. (L÷g um mßlefni aldra­ra nr. 125/1999) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999 | ISL-1999-L-82809

    Ensures that the elderly have access to the health and social care services they require and that such services are provided at the most appropriate level of service based on the needs and condition of the elderly person in question.

  8. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Disability Regulations No. 379/1999. (Regluger­ um ÷rorkumat nr. 379/1999) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999 | ISL-1999-L-91294

    Sets out the criteria that need to be met in order to be eligible for a disability benefits. Lists in the Appendix the different levels of disability with respect to physical abilities.

  9. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law on Pension Fund Contributions No. 155/1998. L÷g um S÷fnunarsjˇ­ lÝfeyrisrÚttinda - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-12-28 | ISL-1998-L-91296

  10. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act on Compulsory Pensions Insurance and the Activities of Pension Funds, No. 129/1997. (L÷g um skyldutryggingu lÝfeyrisrÚttinda og starfsemi lÝfeyrissjˇ­a) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | ISL-1997-L-53079

    The Act incorporates twelve Chapters on the following matters: Chapter I. Compulsory insurance,contribution and insurance protection. Chapter II. Pension savings. Chapter III. Pension rights in pension funds. Chapter IV. General conditions for the operation of a pension fund. Chapter V. Operating licenses for pension funds. Chapter VI. Function and internal surveillance. Chapter VII. Investment policy of pension funds. Chapter VIII. Annual account and audit. Chapter IX. Supervision. Chapter X. Supervisor. Chapters XI and XII contain various administrative provisions. The Act repeals Act No. 27 of 1991 on the annual account and audit of pension funds, Act No. 91 of 1980 on the registration of pension fund benefit rights and Act No. 55 of 1980 on working terms and pension rights insurance.

  11. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 2 of 1997 on the Pension Fund for Nurses.

    Adoption: 1997-01-10 | ISL-1997-L-53065

    The Act is a consolidation of Act No. 16 of 1965 on the Pension Fund for Nurses as amended through Act No. 14 of 1969, Act No. 17 of 1978 and Act No. 141 of 1996. It contains detailed provisions concerning contributions of benefits, retirement age, assessment of disability, disability benefit, survivors' benefit and old age benefit.

  12. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 702 of 1996 on the General Pension Fund.

    Adoption: 1996-12-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-30 | ISL-1996-R-46639

    Rules regarding payments of old age benefits, disability benefits and survivor's benefits.

  13. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 125 of 1996 to amend Act No. 50 of 1984 on the Pension Fund for Farmers.

    Adoption: 1996-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-13 | ISL-1996-L-46336

    Minor amendments.

  14. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 485 of 1995 on supplementary benefits according to Act No. 117 of 1993 on Social Security.

    Adoption: 1995-09-05 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-05 | ISL-1995-R-46670

    The authority of this regulation arises out of Act No. 117 of 1993 on national insurance. It contains provisions concerning supplementary benefits for the elderly and for the disabled.

  15. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act on pension for the elderly No. 113/1994 . (L÷g um eftirlaun til aldra­ra, nr. 113/1994) - Legislation on-line in Icelandic

    Adoption: 1994-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1994-06-28 | ISL-1994-L-46624

    Provisions concerning old age benefit, disability benefit and survivor's benefit for members of labour unions.

  16. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 304 of 1994 regarding the right of self-employed workers to receive unemployment benefits.

    Adoption: 1994-05-25 | Date of entry into force: 1994-05-25 | ISL-1994-R-46658

    The authority of this regulation arises out of Act No. 93 of 1993 on unemployment benefits. It contains provisions regarding the eligibility of self-employed workers.

  17. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 94 of 1994 on the Pension Fund for Seafarers.

    Adoption: 1994-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | ISL-1994-L-46393

    Incorporates all seafarers on Icelandic vessels, including those providing maintenance. Members who retire at sea have the right to continue as members of the fund provided they continue working within the fishing industry.

  18. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 126 of 1989 to amend Act No. 50 of 1984 on the Pension Fund for Farmers.

    Adoption: 1989-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 1984-06-01 | ISL-1989-L-36761

    Consolidated text.

  19. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 58 of 1985 to amend Act No. 55 of 1980 on working terms and pension rights insurance.

    Adoption: 1985-06-19 | ISL-1985-L-36949

    Should a pension fund member, who has the right to take maternity leave under the Act No. 97 of 1980, decide to leave her/his former job, the fund shall be obliged to grant the member continued membership on the same basis for up to 7 years, provided the member undertakes to pay the part of the contribution payable by the employer as well. Such member shall have rights equal to those of other members, inter alia, concerning loans.

  20. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 20 of 1985 to amend Act No. 50 of 1984 on the pension fund for farmers.

    Adoption: 1985-05-28 | ISL-1985-L-36442

    Amendment concerning calculation of benefits.

  21. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 2 of 1985 on pensions for the elderly.

    Adoption: 1985-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 1980-01-01 | ISL-1985-L-36690

    Divided into two categories: payments to members of pension funds and payments of benefits in general. All elderly persons shall receive retirement benefits from the age of 70 if they have retired. A person who has reached the age of 75 shall receive benefits regardless of continuing work. Chapter III has general provisions on retirement benefits, disability benefits and survivor's benefits. Repeals Act No. 63 of 1971 with the same title.

  22. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 430 of 1984 as amended through Regulation No. 429 of 1989 on members of the Pension Fund for Farmers and their contributions to the fund.

    Adoption: 1984-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 1984-11-14 | ISL-1984-R-46685

    Provisions concerning eligibility and the amount of contributions.

  23. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 50 of 1984 on the pension fund for farmers.

    Adoption: 1984-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 1984-01-01 | ISL-1984-L-36441

    Members of the Fund are farmers and their spouses (including common-law marriages) and agricultural workers over 16 years old who are not members of other funds. Contains provisions on administration, investment of assets, amount of the contributions and calculations of benefits. Each member who has paid his contributions for 12 months or longer has the right to retirement benefits at the age of 67 but can defer the retirement until the age of 70. Art. 10 contains provisions on disability benefits for disabilities estimated at 40 percent or more. Art. 11 and 12 contain provisions on survivor's benefits. Repeals Act No. 101 of 1970 on the Pension Fund for Farmers.

  24. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 194 of 1981 on working terms and pensions rights insurance.

    Adoption: 1981-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1981-03-31 | ISL-1981-R-46686

    Contains provisions regarding compulsory membership of pension funds and provisions on contribution and its reimbursement.

  25. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 91 of 1980 on the registration of pension fund's benefit rights.

    Adoption: 1980-12-23 | ISL-1980-L-36405

    Stipulates a general registration of the pension fund's benefit rights of all Icelanders. Every worker, employer, pension fund and fiscal authority shall provide the Ministry of Finance with all the required information.

  26. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act on Working Terms and Pension Rights Insurance, No. 55/1980. (L÷g um starfskj÷r launafˇlks og skyldutryggingu lÝfeyrisrÚttinda nr. 55/1980) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-06-09 | ISL-1980-L-36768

    Wages and other working terms agreed between social partners shall be considered minimum terms for all workers in the relevant occupation. Contracts on worse terms shall be void. All workers and those who run businesses or private enterprises shall be members of the pension fund in the field of activity in question. Provisions respecting contributions of workers and employers. All employers shall be obliged to pay to the sickness benefit fund and holiday allowance fund of the relevant labour union.

  27. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 17 of 1978 to amend Act No. 16 of 1965 on the pension fund for nurses.

    Adoption: 1978-04-28 | ISL-1978-L-36406

    Amendment concerning the investment of the fund's assets.

  28. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 14 of 1969 to amend Act No. 16 of 1965 on a pension fund for nurses.

    Adoption: 1969-03-19 | Date of entry into force: 1965-04-24 | ISL-1969-L-36732

    Contains provisions on the establishment of a pension for nurses and sets out the working rules of the fund. Consolidated text.

  29. Iceland - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 114 of 1940 to amend Act No. 86 of 1938 on a pension fund for midwives.

    Adoption: 1940-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 1938-06-11 | ISL-1940-L-36716

    Consolidated text.


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