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  1. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 1503 of 17 December 2013 Regarding the Distribution of State Social Insurance Contribution Rate by State Social Insurance Types for 2014. - Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | LVA-2013-R-98118

    The Regulation prescribes the rate of compulsory State social insurance contributions and the rate of voluntary State social insurance contributions, as well as the distribution of the referred-to rates by the types of State social insurance for 2014. Namely defines, inter alia, the rates of compulsory contribution for various types of insurance: for the disabled persons, for employed persons serving the sentence of deprivation of liberty, for self-employed persons, for persons who are managers of immovable property and are registered as an economic activity income tax payers, for domestic employees at foreign employers; also separately defines the contribution rates for persons who have voluntarily joined the voluntary pension insurance, disability insurance, maternity and sickness insurance, parents insurance.

  2. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 868 of 11 December 2012 Regarding Division of the Rate of State Social Insurance Contributions According to the Types of State Social Insurance for 2013. - Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2012-12-11 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | LVA-2012-R-98119

    Prescribes the rates of compulsory State social insurance contributions and of voluntary State social insurance contributions, as well as the distribution of the referred-to rates by the types of State social insurance for 2013. Particularly defines, inter alia, the rates of compulsory contribution for all types of insurance: namely for the disabled persons, for employed persons serving the sentence of deprivation of liberty, for self-employed persons, for persons who manage immovable property and are registered as an economic activity income tax payers, for domestic employees at foreign employers; also separately defines the contribution rates for persons who have voluntarily joined the voluntary pension insurance, disability insurance, maternity and sickness insurance, parents insurance.

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

    Law No. LV 19 (4211) to Amend Law on Law on Social Services and Social Assistance (likums "Grozījums Sociālo pakalpojumu un sociālās palīdzības likumā" ("LV", 19 (4211) ) - Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2010-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-02 | LVA-2010-L-88281

    Amends article 13 regulating duties of the State in the provision of social services

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

    Law No. 4186 of 1 December 2010 to amend the Law on Unemployment Insurance. (Grozījumi likumā "Par apdro'ināanu bezdarba gadījumam") - BIB database of Latvian legislation Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LVA-2009-L-85633

    Introduces minor changes in wording in article 10 and adds a new para 15 in Transitional Provisions of the Law regulating the amount of unemployment allowances payment for the period between 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2012.

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

    Law No. 4056 of 16 June 2009 to amend the Law on Unemployment Insurance. (Grozījumi likumā "Par apdro "inā'anu bezdarba gadījumam") - BIB database of Latvian legislation Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LVA-2009-L-85632

    Amends article 5 regulating issues related to unemployment insurance contributions and unemployment allowance determination. Also amends article 8m clarifying cases under which unemployment insurance allowances can be terminated.

  6. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 4086 of 16 June 2009 to Amend the Law on State Social Insurance. (Grozījumi likumā "Par valsts sociālo apdrosināsanu") - Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | LVA-2009-L-85637

    Amends, inter alia, article 1 introducing minor changes related to occupational disease and care for child; article 22 clarifying mechanism of state social insurance financing from state budget and adds article 29 regulating the question of delivery of social insurance services and state allowances to the place of residency.

  7. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. LV 100 (4086) of 16 June 2009 on Payment of State Allowances during the Time Period from 2009 to 2012 (consolidation, 21 January 2010) (likums "Par valsts pensiju un valsts pabalstu izmaksu laika periodā no 2009.gada līdz 2012.gadam" (LV, 100 (4086)) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | LVA-2009-L-88311

    Aims at providing social security to population within the scope of available financing in accordance with the laws on the State budget for the current year during the time period from 1 July 2009 until 2012.

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

    Law No. 4029 of 12 March 2009 to Amend the Law on State Pensions. (Grozījumi likumā "Par valsts pensijām") - Laws on-line in Latvian Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-03-12 | Date of entry into force: 2009-04-01 | LVA-2009-L-85636

    Amends, inter alia, article 26 regulating the question of pension increase based on the Consumer Price Index. It namely provides that state pensions should be revised once a year and in case if the Consumer Price Index change is less than one percent then pensions are not revised.

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

    Governmental Decree No. 866 on Procedures for the Calculation of the Average Wage Subject to Insurance Contributions for the Determination of the Amount of Unemployment Benefit and Procedures for the Granting, Calculation and Disbursement of Unemployment Benefit and Funeral Benefit. (MK noteikumi Nr.866 "Vidējās apdro'inā'anas iemaksu algas aprēķināsanas kārtība bezdarbnieka pabalsta apmēra noteiksanai un bezdarbnieka pabalsta un apbedīsanas pabalsta pie'ķir'anas, aprēķinā'anas un izmaksas kārtība" ("LV", 167 (3951), 28.10.2008.) [stājas spēkā 01.01.2009.] ar grozījumiem.) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2008-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 2008-10-21 | LVA-2008-R-88292

    In accordance with the Law on Unemployment Insurance sets up; the procedures for the calculation of the average wage subject to insurance contributions for the determination of the amount of unemployment benefit; the documents certifying the right to unemployment benefit and funeral benefit; the procedures for the granting, calculation and disbursement of unemployment benefit and funeral benefit; and the procedures by which a person, on the basis of the relevant court judgement, shall reimburse the amount of the received unemployment benefit to the State social insurance employment special budget, if remuneration is being recovered in his or her favour from the employer for forced absence from work in the relevant period of receipt of the unemployment benefit.

  10. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law of 19 June 2008 on State Pensions (text as last amended on 19.06.2008). - BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2008-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | LVA-2008-L-81855

    Provides, inter alia, for 10% cuts for pension payments for unemployed pensioners and 70% for those who had been in employment.

  11. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State social insurance. - BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2008-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-23 | LVA-2008-L-81866

    Amends the 1997 Act by providing, inter alia, for temporary removal of the limitation on the maximum amount of taxable income conditioned to social security payments and changes in the social security payment deductions. Regulates issues related to percentage of non-taxable contributions to pension funds and accrual life insurance schemes.

  12. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Funded Pensions.

    Adoption: 2006-09-28 | LVA-2006-L-74739

    Concern gradual decreasing role of the State Treasury in management of pension funds.

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

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 542 on Procedures for the Payment of the State Pensions Granted in the Republic of Latvia to Persons After Departure for Permanent Residence in Foreign States. - Translation and Terminology Centre (English)

    Adoption: 2006-06-27 | LVA-2006-R-74737

  14. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Unemployment Insurance.

    Adoption: 2006-06-07 | LVA-2006-L-74645

    Concern financing of unemployment benefits.

  15. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Support for Unemployed Persons and Persons Seeking Employment.

    Adoption: 2006-05-25 | LVA-2006-L-74648

    Concern various employment promotion activities, their administration and financing.

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

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 310 on reviewing the state pensions and survivors and disability benefits. - Unofficial English translation (as amended)

    Adoption: 2006-04-25 | LVA-2006-R-74370

    The regulations determine the procedure for periodical review of the amounts of state pensions, survivors and disability social benefits, taking into account the changes in consumers index and cost of living.

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

    Amendments to the Law on Unemployment Insurance.

    Adoption: 2005-12-01 | LVA-2005-L-74344

    Amendments concern the method of calculation of unemployment benefits and the rights and procedures to appeal the decision of the Government agency with respect to the services rendered.

  18. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Social Security.

    Adoption: 2005-12-01 | LVA-2005-L-74345

    The Amendments provide for explicit anti-discrimination clauses with respect to providing social services, and the procedure for appealing the decisions of authorities in the Administrative court.

  19. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Private Pension Funds.

    Adoption: 2005-11-10 | LVA-2005-L-74383

    Comprehensive amendments regarding terminology used in the law, statutes and licensing of pension funds, supervision of pension funds, investment policy, mandatory information to be provided to the public, etc.

  20. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Private Pension Funds

    Adoption: 2005-11-10 | LVA-2005-L-74654

    Amendments concern private pension funds in other countries if they accept investment from Latvian nationals.

  21. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Social Insurance.

    Adoption: 2005-10-27 | LVA-2005-L-74381

    Technical amendments concerning care for a disabled child, adopted child and administration of social security payments.

  22. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Social Allowances.

    Adoption: 2005-10-27 | LVA-2005-L-74382

    Amendments concern benefits for caring for a disabled child and administration of social benefits.

  23. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Social Insurance

    Adoption: 2005-10-27 | LVA-2005-L-74650

    Amendments concern child support payments and foreign companies as well as social payment debt relief in special circumstances.

  24. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on state social benefits

    Adoption: 2005-10-27 | LVA-2005-L-74651

    The amendments concern disabled children's benefits.

  25. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Pensions

    Adoption: 2005-10-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | LVA-2005-L-74649

    The amendments address overlapping of several state pensions and regular financial adjustments of pensions.

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

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 561 on calculation and awarding of survivor's benefit and funeral grant

    Adoption: 2005-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | LVA-2005-R-72460

    Describe the procedure for determining, awarding and payment of survivor's benefit and funeral grant.

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

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 467 amending Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 24 of 20 January 2002 on the procedure for awarding status of the unemployed

    Adoption: 2005-06-28 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2006-01-01 | LVA-2005-R-72453

    Brief technical amendments concerning the unemployed status awarding procedure and coordination of information between state agencies.

  28. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 373 on the procedure for receiving social services and social assistance

    Adoption: 2005-05-31 | LVA-2005-R-72449

    Comprehensive new regulations describe the procedure for application and receiving of various kinds of social assistance administered by local governments.

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

    Amendments to the Law on State Funded Pensions.

    Adoption: 2005-05-05 | LVA-2005-L-72358

    The amendments concern regulations that govern promotion/advertising of management of state funded pensions.

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

    Amendments to the Law on State social insurance.

    Adoption: 2005-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-01 | LVA-2005-L-72350

    Amendments concerning employers who are foreigners (specifically, from the EU or EEA countries).

  31. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 8 amending Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 535 of 10 December 2002 on single compensation for Ministry of Interior employees in the event of harm to their health.

    Adoption: 2005-01-03 | LVA-2005-R-74357

    The amendments concern procedure of payment of a one-off compensation to Ministry of Interior employees in the event of damage to their health while on duty.

  32. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 1067 on the procedure to receive social rehabilitation services and requirements for institutions rendering such services.

    Adoption: 2004-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | LVA-2004-R-72348

    Describe in detail the procedure for receiving social rehabilitation services sponsored by the state, and specify requirements that institutions offering such services must comply with.

  33. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on state social benefits.

    Adoption: 2004-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | LVA-2004-L-72368

    The amendments concern elgibility for child support benefits and appeal procedures and institutions.

  34. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 801/2004 on procedure for mandatory insurance and benefits to public service employees of penitentiaries in the event of work related trauma or disability.

    Adoption: 2004-09-21 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | LVA-2004-R-69186

    Provide for mandatory health insurance for public service employees of penitentiaries as well as cash benefits and other compensations in the event of work-related trauma or disability.

  35. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 594/2004 regarding Amendments to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 24/2003 on Procedures for Granting the Status of an Unemployed Person.

    Adoption: 2004-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-17 | LVA-2004-R-69176

    The brief amendments permit a person to obtain status of unembployed if he/she is doing evening studies in secondary school.

  36. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 433/2004 on Procedures for submitting and reviewing proposals for restoration of employment and social guarantees.

    Adoption: 2004-04-27 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | LVA-2004-R-69177

    Describe the procedure for submitting and reviewing proposals for restoration of employment and social guarantees in the case they had been revoked, as well as payment of compensation.

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

    Amendments to the Law on State Funded Pensions.

    Adoption: 2004-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | LVA-2004-L-69154

    The amendments concern financial instruments of the EU member states.

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

    Amendments to the Law on Private pension funds.

    Adoption: 2004-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | LVA-2004-L-69155

    The amendments concern the rights of recipient of private pension in the event of moving to another EU member state.

  39. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 706/2003 on special health and end-of-service benefits to fire fighters emergency service employees.

    Adoption: 2003-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | LVA-2003-R-69148

    Regulations provide for a special rehabilitation benefit to fire fighters or emergency service employees in case of work-related accidents, and end-of service benefits.

  40. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 733/2003 on the State social insurance agency.

    Adoption: 2003-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | LVA-2003-R-69152

    The regulations describe the purpose, functions, responsibilities and management of the State social insurance agency.

  41. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Funded Pensions.

    Adoption: 2003-11-20 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | LVA-2003-L-69141

    The amendments concern management of state funded pension funds and risk management.

  42. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 430/2003 on State social security benefits and funeral grants. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2003-11-13 | LVA-2003-R-66042

    Regulations describe the procedure for benefit determination and reviewing as well as awarding and payment procedures for social security benefits and funeral grants.

  43. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Governmental Decree No. 291 on Requirements for Social Service Providers. (MK noteikumi Nr.291 "Prasības sociālo pakalpojumu sniedzējiem" ("LV", 85 (2850)) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2003-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2003-06-07 | LVA-2003-L-88282

    Pursuant to Section 17 of the Law on Social Services and Social Assistance prescribes the requirements to be complied with by social care, social rehabilitation and social work service providers.

  44. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 272/2003 on the activities of the state funded pension scheme.

    Adoption: 2003-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 2003-06-17 | LVA-2003-R-65497

    These regulations replace the previous regulations and concern the procedures for registering socially insured individuals in the state funded pensions scheme, procedures for changing investment and related matters.

  45. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 106/2003 on standard regulations for insurance of life pensions.

    Adoption: 2003-03-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | LVA-2003-R-65488

    Regulations provide for standard contracts for insurance of life pensions: what provisions must be included in the insurance contract and other terms.

  46. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on social services and social assistance. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-10-31 | LVA-2002-L-63233

    Determines principles for social work, care, assistance and rehabilitation (including vocational rehabilitation) services and persons eligible for such services as well as principles of financing social assistance.

  47. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on State social allowances. - Unofficial English translation (as amended up to 2004)

    Adoption: 2002-10-31 | LVA-2002-L-63234

    Determines types of state social benefits (family related, disability and death allowance), persons eligible for such benefits, conditions to receive the benefits and procedures for awarding benefits and appeal.

  48. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Funded Pensions.

    Adoption: 2002-10-31 | LVA-2002-L-63236

    Concerns supervision of pension schemes and conditions of investment.

  49. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Private Pension Funds.

    Adoption: 2002-10-10 | LVA-2002-L-63232

    Concern terminology used in the Law, requirements for shareholders of private pension funds and investment in stocks and shares in foreign countries.

  50. Latvia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Procedures for reviewing amount of State pensions, compensation for loss of ability to work and compensation for loss of provider (Regulation No. 304 of 2002). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2002-07-16 | LVA-2002-R-68585

    Presribes procedures by which amount of State pensions, compensation for loss of work ability and compensation for loss of provider shall be reviewed (indexed) up to 31 December 2010.

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