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  1. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-949 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Articles 8, 10, 21 of the Law No. IX-1675 "On Cash Social Assistance for Poor Families and Single Residents"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | LTU-2017-L-107105

    Rephrases sub-paragraphs 4 and 10 of Paragraph 1 of Article 8 (The amount of compensations). Also rephrases sub-paragraph 2 of paragraph 1 and sub-paragraph 2 of paragraph 3 of Article 10 (Real estate ratios). Also rephrases paragraph 11 of Article 21 (Funds for social cash assistance).

  2. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    The Law No. XII-2512 of 29 June 2016 to Amend the Law "On State Social Insurance Pensions". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | LTU-2016-L-104725

    Introduces a new version of the Law No. I-549 "On the Republic of Lithuania on State Social Insurance Pensions" with the following chapters:
    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Old-age pensions
    Chapter III: Work incapacity pensions
    Chapter IV: Widow’s/widower’s and orphan’s pensions
    Chapter V: Award, payment, and revision of social insurance pensions and consideration of disputes concerning pensions
    Chapter VI: Payment of pensions awarded before the entry into force of this law
    Chapter VII: Preservation of the rights acquired before the entry into force of this law
    Chapter VIII: Transitional provisions (establishing, inter alia, the value of the basic pension and pension point; the old-age retirement age and regulation of the obligatory insurance record for an old-age pension)
    Chapter IX: Compensation for special working conditions.

    Annex 1 ensures the implementation of the following European Union legal acts:
    1. Council Directive 2009/50/EC of 25 May 2009 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of highly qualified employment (OJ 2009, L 155, p. 17).
    2. Directive 2011/98/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on a single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State (OJ 2011 L 343, p.7).
    Annex 2: Periods recognized as equivalent to the insurance record
    Annex 3: Rates of work incapacity pension level multipliers
    Annex 4: Rates of annual accumulation participant multipliers
    Annex 5: Obligatory insurance record for an old-age pension
    Annex 6: Minimum and obligatory insurance record for a work incapacity pension.

  3. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. No. XII-2501 of 28 June 2016 to Amend the Law No. IX-110 "On Sickness and Maternity Social Insurance". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2016-07-16 | LTU-2016-L-104727

    Introduces a new version of the law with the following chapters:
    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Sickness benefit
    Chapter III: Maternity, paternity and childcare benefits
    Chapter IV: Vocational rehabilitation benefit
    Chapter V: State social insurance fund resources for sickness social insurance and maternity social insurance
    Chapter VI: Final provisions.

  4. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1772 of 1 December 2011 on Cash Social Assistance for Poor Families and Single Residents to Amend the Law on Cash Social Assistance for Law-Income Families (Single Residents). - Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2011-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | LTU-2011-L-90082

    Introduces a new edition of the previous Law on Cash Social Assistance for Law-Income Families (Single Residents) of 2003.

  5. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1772 of 1 December 2011 Amending Law on Cash Social Assistance for Poor Families and Single Residents. - Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2011-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | LTU-2011-L-90168

    Gives a new version of the previous Law on aw on Cash Social Assistance for Low-Income Families (Single Residents) of 2003.
    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Types of Cash Social Assistance and Conditions of Granting Therefore.
    Chapter III: Amounts of Cash Social Assistance
    Chapter IV: Establishment of the Ratio of Property Value for the Entitlement to Cash Social Assistance
    Chapter V: Calculation of Income for Receiving Cash Social Assistance
    Chapter VI: Provision of Cash Social Assistance
    Chapter VII: Duties of Persons Receiving Cash Social Assistance
    Chapter VIII: Recovery of Illegally Received Cash Social Assistance
    Chapter IX: Provision of Cash Social Assistance in Performing of Independent Functions of Municipalities
    Chapter X: Final Provisions

  6. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-639 of 22 December 2009 to amend and supplement article 6 of the previous law on Sickness and Maternity Social Insurance. (Ligos ir motinystės socialinio draudimo įstatymo 6 straipsnio pakeitimo ĮSTATYMAS) - Legal Acts Law on-line in Lithuanian

    Adoption: 2009-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | LTU-2009-L-84086

    Amends article 6 regulating the procedure of calculation and reimbursement of maternity and paternity allowances.

  7. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-533 of 8 December 2009 to amend and supplement article 22 of the previous law on State Social Assistance Benefits. (Valstybinių salpos ismokų įstatymo 22 straipsnio pakeitimo ĮSTATYMAS) - Legal Acts

    Adoption: 2009-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LTU-2009-L-84083

    Amends para 6 of article 22 regulating issues the recipient of social benefits payments in case of death of the beneficiary.

  8. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. X-1448 to amend the previous Law on State Social Insurance.

    Adoption: 2007-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 2008-02-02 | LTU-2007-L-78503

    Provides for state social assistance benefits for persons to whom the State assistance is provided because of their disabilities, age or other reasons. Defines the conditions and procedure for granting and paying such benefits.

  9. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law on Cash Social Assistance for Low-Income Families (Single Residents) (Law No. IX-1675) - English translation (Law as amended up to Law No. X-144 of 24 March 2005)

    Adoption: 2003-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2004-04-01 | LTU-2003-L-70819

    Provides for cash benefits to low-income families after an evaluation of their property and income. In order to be able to benefit, persons must be permanent residents in the Republic of Lithuania. This includes foreigners with permanent resident status.

  10. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 96 of 29 January 1999 to approve the Regulations on attribution and payment of material assistance pensions (social pensions) (Text No. 67).

    Adoption: 1999-01-29 | LTU-1999-R-54977

  11. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-906 of 22 October 1998 to amend and supplement sections 1, 2, 9, 10 of the Act on material assistance pensions (social pensions) (Text No. 298).

    Adoption: 1998-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | LTU-1998-L-55429

    Amends sections relating to categories of beneficiaries, pension levels and calculation.

  12. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-333 of 26 June 1997 to amend sections 6 and 11 of the Act on social services (Text No. 231).

    Adoption: 1997-06-26 | LTU-1997-L-48309

    Amends provisions relating to the functions of the head of the district in the field of social programmes.

  13. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act No. I-1579 on Social Services (Text No. 588). - English translation

    Adoption: 1996-10-09 | LTU-1996-L-45743

    Provides for types of social services, conditions of organization and grant of the services, and financing principles.

  14. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 427 of 24 March 1995 to approve Regulations on grant and payment of pensions of social assistance (social pensions). (Text No. 200)

    Adoption: 1995-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | LTU-1995-R-47227

    Provides for procedure and deadlines for grant and payment of pensions, recalculation of pensions when the case changes, compensations for care of invalids and mothers with numerous children.

  15. Lithuania - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Act No. I-675 of 29 November 1994 to amend the Act on social assistance pensions. - English translation (as amended up to 2005) Act on-line in Lithuanian [consolidated to 2010]

    Adoption: 1994-11-29 | LTU-1994-L-70073

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Social assistance pensions
    Chapter III: Orphans' social assistance pensions
    Chapter IV: Targeted compensations for nursing expenses
    Chapter V: Nursing allowances
    Chapter VI: Relief compensations
    Chapter VII: Procedure for granting and paying social assistance benefits
    Chapter VIII: Retention of the rights acquired prior to the entry into force of this law


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