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  1. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pensions (Public Service) Act, 2017 (No. 24 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-23 | JAM-2017-L-108378

    Establishes a contributory pension scheme for the public service called the Public Service Pension Scheme.

  2. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    National Insurance (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. 18 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-18 | JAM-2016-L-104884

  3. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    The Pensions (Superannuation Fund and Retirement Schemes) (Validation and Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act No. 33 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-17 | JAM-2013-L-98284

    An Act to amend the Pensions (Superannuation Funds and Retirement Schemes) Act, 2004 to make clear provisions for the payment of licence fees both upon the initial grant and upon the renewal of a licence, and to validate and confirm the collection of fees by the Financial Services Commission, its officers, staff and other persons in support of those acts during the period commencing the 1st March 2005 and ending on the day of commencement of this Act.

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

    The Pensions (Superannuation Funds and Retirement Schemes) Act, 2004 (No. 22-2004) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2005-02-25 | JAM-2004-L-70140

    Part II regulates the licensing of administrators and investment managers and registration of trustees, approved superannuation funds and approved retirement schemes; Part III regulates investigations by the commission; Part IV regulates termination and winding up and Part VI deals with offences and penalties.

  5. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    The National Health Fund Act, 2003 (No. 23 of 2003)

    Adoption: 2003-12-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | JAM-2003-L-67376

    Provides for introduction of contributory health insurance system to be called National Health Fund. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Principal objective of act is to provide prescribed health benefits to all residents of Jamaica, regardless of age, gender, health or economic status. Part 2 (s. 4-8) establishes National Health Fund. Part 3 (s. 9-18) contains financial provisions; Part 4 (s. 19-27) miscellaneous provisions.

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

    National Insurance (Employers' Bonus) Regulations, 1977 (L.N. 63/77). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-01 | JAM-1976-R-98313

  7. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Self-Employed Persons' Wage-Related Contributions) Regulations 1973. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1973 | JAM-1973-R-98297

  8. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    National Heroes (Widows Pensions) Act (Act No. 11 of 1974). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1972-04-01 | JAM-1972-L-90363

    Provides survivors benefit for widows of national heroes as set out in the Schedule.

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

    National Insurance (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations, 1970 (L.N. 286/70). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-10-01 | JAM-1970-R-98306

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

    National Insurance (Employment Injuries) (Medical Certification) Regulations, 1970 (L.N. 281/70). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-10-01 | JAM-1970-R-98311

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

    National Insurance (Foreign Service Personnel) Regulations, 1970 (L.N. 282/70). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-10-01 | JAM-1970-R-98312

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

    The National Insurance (Mariners and Airmen) Regulations 1970 (L.N. 283/70). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-09-29 | JAM-1970-R-17620

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

    The National Insurance (Employment Injuries) (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1970 (L.N. 284/70). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-09-29 | JAM-1970-R-17621

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

    The National Insurance (Employment Injuries) (Benefit) Regulations 1970 (L.N. 285/70). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-09-29 | JAM-1970-R-17622

    Part II: Medical Treatment; Part III: Employment Injury Disablement Benefit; s. 4: assessment of disablement and prescribed degrees of disablement; First Schedule: rules relating to pharmaceutical products; limits on payment for prescribed medical treatment; Second Schedule: list of injuries with prescribed degree of disablement (percentage).

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

    National Insurance (Voluntary Contributions) Regulations, 1968 (L.N. 22/68). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1968-01-11 | JAM-1968-R-98304

  16. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Self-Employed Persons and Workers on Small Farms) (Entry into Insurance) Order, 1967 (L.N. 86/67). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1967-03-30 | JAM-1967-R-98314

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

    National Insurance Act (Act 38 of 1965). - Laws of Jamaica

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-L-31440

    This Act provides for the establishment of a national insurance providing pecuniary payments scheme for old age, old age benefit, widows' or widowers' benefit, orphans' benefit, special child's benefit, funeral grants, maternity benefit and benefit in relation to incapacity, disablement or death arising from injury in employment and providing for matters connected with or incidental thereto.

  18. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Classification) Regulations 1966 (L.N. 88/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98298

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

    National Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 97/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98299

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

    National Insurance (Collection of Contributions) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 90/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98300

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

    National Insurance (Contributions) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 93/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98301

  22. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Workers on Small Farms) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 92/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98302

  23. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Assessment of Wage-Related Contributions) (Employed Persons) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 91/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98303

  24. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (General Benefits) Regulations. 1966 (L.N. 96/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98305

  25. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Claims and Payments) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 94/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98307

  26. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Determination of Claims and Questions) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 95/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98308

  27. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Sugar Workers Transitional) Regulations, 1966 (L.N. 89/66). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-04-04 | JAM-1966-R-98310

  28. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    The Retiring Allowances (Legislative Service) Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1961-12-28 | JAM-1961-L-31833

  29. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Jamaica Social Welfare Commission Act (Act No. 33 of 1958). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1958-12-01 | JAM-1958-L-73496

    Provides for the constitution, incorporation and procedures of the Social Welfare Commission as well as the appointment of officers, functions, powers of the Minister to give directions, protection of the Commission and its members, its accounts and reporting.

  30. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pensions Act (Cap. 285). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1947-11-21 | JAM-1947-L-31038

    This Act provides for the circumstances in which pensions may be granted to public civil servants. It regulates issues such as the maximum pension, the liability of pensioners, suspension of pensions on re-employment, gratuity where an officer dies in service, pensions to dependants when an officer dies as a result of an injury or a disease contracted during his duty and death or injury owing to war conditions. Service which qualifies for earning an entitlement to pension is territorially expanded to service anywhere in the Commonwealth.

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

    Workmen's Compensation Directions 1942 (L.N. 35/42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1942-05-11 | JAM-1942-M-98295

  32. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation Act (Cap. 418). - Laws of Jamaica

    Adoption: 1938-07-30 | JAM-1938-L-31051

    This Act provides for compensation, conditions of compensation, alternate remedies, bankruptcy of employer, application to special classes of persons, the procedure to apply for compensation and regulations.

  33. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation Regulations (G.N 576/38). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1938-07-30 | JAM-1938-R-31445

  34. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    The Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Cap. 159). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1903-08-01 | JAM-1903-L-90364

  35. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Industrial and Provident Societies Act Regulations 1903. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1903-02-20 | JAM-1903-L-90365

  36. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Poor Relief Act, 1886. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1886-04-29 | JAM-1886-L-105732

  37. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    The Deceased Persons (Payment of Salaries and Pensions ) Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1872-07-19 | JAM-1872-L-31016

    Sums not exceeding $100 due for pension or salary to deceased party may be paid by Accountant-General.

  38. Jamaica - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Fatal Accidents Act. - Act on-line (as amended to 1979)

    Adoption: 1845 | JAM-1845-L-73491

    Provides an action may be bought against a person who caused the death of another person through wrongful act, neglect or default. It sets out the mode, manner commencement of the action and assessment of damages for such fault.


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