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  1. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  2. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  3. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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

  4. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  5. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  6. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  7. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  8. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  9. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  10. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  11. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  12. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - 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.

  13. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on procedures for payment of state pensions granted in Republic of Latvia to persons departing for permament residence in foreign states, 2002 (No. 134). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2002-03-26 | LVA-2002-R-68552

    Sets forth procedures for payment of State pensions granted in Republic of Latvia to persons departing for permanent residence in other countries.

  14. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State Pensions.

    Adoption: 2001-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | LVA-2001-L-62660

    The amendments concern definition of insurance periods and insurance payments as well as special provisions for different categories of the insured and survivor's benefits.

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

    Amendments to the Law on fire-safety.

    Adoption: 2001-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-22 | LVA-2001-L-60593

    Amendments provide for government compensation to the family of fire-fighters in case of occupational death.

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

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 235/2001 on the State funded pension scheme's activity report.

    Adoption: 2001-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | LVA-2001-R-60596

    Determines the procedure and contents of the annual report of the state funded pension scheme.

  17. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 254/2001 on implementation of the state funded pension scheme.

    Adoption: 2001-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | LVA-2001-R-60602

    Determines registration procedures of socially insured persons within the state funded pension scheme and other administrative procedures for implementation of the state funded pension scheme.

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

    Law on State Funded Pensions. (Likums "Valsts fondēto pensiju likums") - Unofficial English translation (as amended) Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2000-02-17 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | LVA-2000-L-56841

    Provides for future recipients of state pensions to invest their pension capital on a voluntary basis into securities, real estate and other investments.

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

    Law on Amendments to the Law on state pensions.

    Adoption: 1999-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 1999-12-08 | LVA-1999-L-56395

    Provides for the right to early retirement, the procedure for application for early retirement and loss of pension in the event the person has continued to work after application for early retirement.

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

    Law on Amendments to the Law on state pensions.

    Adoption: 1999-08-05 | Date of entry into force: 1999-12-07 | LVA-1999-L-56394

    Amendments concern the change of age benchmarks for becoming eligible to receive old-age state pensions. Amendments provide that the minimum pension shall not be below the amount of social security aid benefit.

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

    Law on Amendments to the Law on private pension funds.

    Adoption: 1998-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 1999-10-03 | LVA-1998-L-56370

    Amendments concern the administration of the funds.

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

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 444 on the order of reviewing the size of state pensions, disability benefit, and survivor's benefit.

    Adoption: 1998-11-24 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-01 | LVA-1998-R-56372

    Determines the order according to which state pensions, disability and survivors benefits are increased along with the increase of prices of goods.

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

    Law on Amendments to the Law on state pensions.

    Adoption: 1998-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | LVA-1998-L-56371

    Amendments concern calculation of various types of pensions and of the mandatory state social insurance installments.

  24. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Law on amendments to the Law on enterprises' annual reports.

    Adoption: 1998-09-10 | Date of entry into force: 1998-10-14 | LVA-1998-L-56351

    Adds private pension funds to the subjects of this Law.

  25. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 155 on professions of employees for which there may be envisaged special pension plans within private pension funds.

    Adoption: 1998-04-28 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | LVA-1998-R-56375

    Lists occupations where earlier retirement age may be envisaged.

  26. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 91 on procedures for issuing licenses to private pension funds.

    Adoption: 1998-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 1998-03-20 | LVA-1998-R-56352

    Procedure for licensing private pension funds.

  27. Latvia - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 36 on voluntary participation in the state pension insurance.

    Adoption: 1998-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 1998-02-06 | LVA-1998-R-56373

    Provides for the procedure of joining the State pension insurance and the procedure for registration of persons in the State Social Insurance Agency.

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

    Act on private pension funds, 1997. - Unofficial English translation (as amended up to 2002)

    Adoption: 1997-06-05 | LVA-1997-L-68561

    Regulates operation of private pension funds. Comprises 7 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-5) contains general provisions. Part 2 (s. 6-8) provides for establishment of pension funds. Part 3 (s. 9-14) makes provision for pension plan and participation therein. Part 5 (s. 15-19) deals with pension plan committees and their operation. Part 6 (s. 20-24) regulates management and holding of funds by pension fund. Part 7 (s. 25-29) contains miscellaneous provisions.

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

    Law on State Pensions. (Likums "Par valsts pensijām") - Unofficial English translation (as amended) Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 1995-11-02 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | LVA-1995-L-43911

    Determines the principles of the compulsory pension insurance system based on social insurance contributions and the order in which state social insurance pensions in the case of retirement, disability or loss of the supporter are granted.


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