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  1. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  2. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  3. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  4. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  5. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  6. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  7. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

  8. Latvia - Social assistance and services - 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.

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

    Law providing for amendmends to the Law on social aid.

    Adoption: 1998-10-14 | Date of entry into force: 1998-11-17 | LVA-1998-L-56384

    Amendments to provide children entitlement to social aid in cases where child support cannot be levied through the court. Amendments enumerate the role of municipal governments in granting and distributing social aid.

  10. Latvia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law on Social Assistance.

    Adoption: 1997-12-05 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | LVA-1997-L-66768

    Provides for types of state social benefits and social assistance, persons entitled to receive social benefits and assistance, as well as responsibilities of state and local authorities in the provision of social assistance. Divided into 5 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-7) contains general provisions. Part 2 (s. 8-14) regulates procedure for provision of social assistance services. Part 3 (s. 16-31) provides for state social benefits. Part 4 (s. 32-41) deals with local authority providing social benefits. Part 5 (s. 46-49) regulates procedure for financing of social assistance, and also provides for Social Assistance Fund.


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