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

    Expanded Senior Citizen Act of 2010 (R.A. No. 9994)- - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-15 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-27 | PHL-2010-L-89257

    An Act granting addition benefits and privileges to senior citizens, further amending Republic Act No. 7432, as amended.

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

    Social Security Condonation Law of 2009 (R.A. No. 9903). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-01-07 | Date of entry into force: 2010-05-15 | PHL-2010-L-89255

    An Act granting the social security system a one-time authority to condone penalties on unremitted or delinquent contributions by employers.

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

    Pre-Need Code of the Philippines 2009 (R.A. 9829). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-03 | PHL-2009-L-83681

    Regulates, through the establishment of a government agency, pre-need companies in order to ensure stable and sustainable growth in the industry. These are defined as companies that provide pre-need plans for social insurance benefits such as education, pension, life and interment benefits.

  4. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and Regulations implementing Republic Act No. 8972 (on benefits and priviledges to single parents), 2000. - http://www.bwyw.dole.gov.ph

    Adoption: 2000-11-07 | PHL-2000-R-64987

    Made under Solo Parents' Welfare Act, 2000. Provides for benefits and priviledges to single parents and their children. Divided into 7 parts. Parts 1-3 contain preliminary provisions and definitions of terms. Part 4 sets forth criteria for support. Any single parent whose income in the place of domicile is below or equal the poverty threshold set by the Statistical Coordination Board, and subject to the assessment of a duly appointed social worker, is eligible for assistance. Part 5 provides for benefits, and Parts 6 and 7 contain administrative and final provisions.

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

    Retirement Age of Underground Mine Workers (Republic Act No. 8558). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-02-26 | PHL-1998-L-77602

    Amends article 287 of the Labor Code by reducing the retirement age of mine workers from 60 to 50 years.

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

    Government Service Insurance Act. (Republic Act No. 8291 of 1997). - English translation

    Adoption: 1997-05-30 | PHL-1997-L-60229

    Amends Presidential Decree No. 1146, expanding and increasing the benefits of the government service insurance system.

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

    Social Security Act of 1997 (No. 8282). - Legislation on-line English translation

    Adoption: 1997-05-01 | Date of entry into force: 1997-08-12 | PHL-1997-L-48577

    Further strengthens the Social Security System (SSS) and Social Security Commission, and provides for the administration thereof. Coverage shall be compulsory for all employees under the age if 60 (including domestic workers, provided their income is above a specified amount), spouses engaged in full-time house-keeping, self-employed professionals, and, on a voluntary basis, Filipinos recruited by foreign-based employers. Beneficiaries shall include spouses, dependent children, and children born outside of marriage. Also sets forth benefits, which include a monthly retirement pension, dependents' pension, permanent disability benefits, funeral grant, sickness benefit, and maternity benefit.

  8. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order No. 407 providing for the guidelines on the allocation, release and management of the 1997 Poverty Alleviation Fund.

    Adoption: 1997-04-01 | PHL-1997-R-48581

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

    Executive Order No. 284 declaring civilian victims of internal armed conflicts as part of a priority sector under the Social Reform Agenda.

    Adoption: 1996-11-11 | PHL-1996-R-45473

    Civilian victims of internal armed conflicts shall be treated as a sub-sector under the priority sector of the victims of disasters and calamities, and thus be granted access to assistance under the Social Reform Agenda, including the Flagship Program and Comprehensive Integrated Delivery of Social Services.

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

    National Health Insurance Act of 1995 (R.A. No. 7875). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-02-14 | PHL-1995-L-43355

    Provides a National Health Insurance Program for all Filipinos and establishes the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation for that purpose. S. 2 sets forth guiding principles of the Program, including universality, equity, social solidarity, devolution, informed choice, and cost sharing. Also provides for the establishment of local health insurance offices, regulations concerning accreditation of health care providers, and procedures for grievances and appeals.

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

    Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 7699 - www.sss.gov.ph

    Adoption: 1994-05-20 | PHL-1994-R-69787

    Made pursuant to Republic Act No. 7699:
    Rule I . Coverage
    Rule II . Interpretation
    Rule III . Definition of Terms
    Rule IV . Limited Portability of Funds
    Rule V . Totalization
    Rule VI . Responsibility
    Rule VII . Applicability
    Rule VIII . Effectivity

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

    Portability Law (Republic Act No. 7699) An Act of Instituting Portability Scheme in the Social Security Insurance Systems by Totalizing the Workers' Creditable Services or Contributions in Each of the Systems. - English translation

    Adoption: 1994-05-01 | PHL-1994-L-77595

    Institutes a scheme for totalization and portability of social security benefits with the view of establishing within a reasonable period a unitary social security system.

  13. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Retirement Pay Law - Act to Amend the Labor Code (Republic Act No. 7641). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992-12-09 | PHL-1992-L-31980

    Amends article 287 of Presidential Decree No. 442 (the Labor Code) by providing retirement pay for qualified private sector employees in the absence of any retirement plan in the establishment.

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

    Executive Order No. 441, increasing medicare benefits under the Philippine Medical Care Plan.

    Adoption: 1990-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-01 | PHL-1990-R-21989

    Extends medical care benefits to certain pensioners and dependents.

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

    Republic Act No. 6963 granting special financial assistance and benefits to the family or beneficiary of any police or military personnel or fireman killed or permanently incapacitated while in the performance of his duty or by reason of his office or position and for other purposes.

    Adoption: 1990-09-04 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-04 | PHL-1990-L-21982

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

    Rules and Regulations for the Coverage and Payment of Insurance Benefits to Barangay and Sanggunian Officials as mandated by R.A.6942.

    Adoption: 1990-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 1990-04-07 | PHL-1990-R-21976

    Regulations made under the Government Service Insurance System.

  17. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order No. 402, granting Medical Care Benefits to Social Security System Old-Age Pensioners and their Dependents.

    Adoption: 1990-04-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-04-27 | PHL-1990-R-21061

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

    Executive Order No. 400 granting supplemental pensions to social security system (SSS) total permanent disability pensioners.

    Adoption: 1990-04-26 | Date of entry into force: 1990-05-01 | PHL-1990-R-30260

    Effective 1 May 1990, the total permanent disability pensioners of the social security system (SSS) shall be entitled to a monthly supplemental pension of three hundred pesos, without requiring additional contributions from members.

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

    Republic Act No. 6683 providing benefits for early retirement and voluntary separation from the Government Service, as well as Involuntary separation of Civil Service officers and employees pursuant to various Executive Orders authorizing Government reorganization after the ratification of the 1987 Constitution, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1988-12-02 | PHL-1988-L-9470

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

    Agreement between the Department of Labor and Employment and the Social Security System on the coverage of Filipino seafarers aboard foreign vessels under the Philippines social security, medical care and employees' compensation laws.

    Adoption: 1988-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 1988-03-24 | PHL-1988-M-7613

    Done at Quezon City.

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

    Executive Order No. 307 establishing an occupational and health center in the employees' compensation commission.

    Adoption: 1987-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 1987-11-04 | PHL-1987-R-9673

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

    Memorandum Circular No. 35 modifying Memorandum Circular 163 Dated March 5, 1968 and Enjoining Strict Observance thereof, particularly on the Hiring or Reappointment of Retired Government Pensioner or Annuitant.

    Adoption: 1987-08-24 | PHL-1987-M-9471

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

    Executive Order No. 250 increasing, integrating and rationalizing the insurance benefits of Barangay officials under R.A. 4898, as amended, and members of Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Sangguniang Panlungsod and Sangguniang Bayan under P.D. 1147, and for other purposes.

    Adoption: 1987-07-25 | PHL-1987-R-3981

    Provides for insurance coverage for local government officials who do not receive a fixed salary or compensation. The coverage extends to cases of sickness, injury, disability and death.

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

    Executive Order No. 269 amending Presidential Decree No. 1519, entitled "Revising the Philippines Medical Care Act of 1969 [LS 1974-Phi. 1B (cons.)].

    Adoption: 1987-07-25 | PHL-1987-R-3984

    In particular, amends s. 19 of the Presidential Decree in regard to collection of contributions to the health insurance fund (deduction from wages, etc.).

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

    Executive Order No. 179 further amending Title II, Book Four the Labor Code of the Philippines (Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended).

    Adoption: 1987-06-01 | PHL-1987-R-3692

    Amends the definition of "wages" or "salary" in paragraph (w) of s. 167 of the Code (published as s. 165 in LS 1974 - Phi. 1A), for purposes of social security. Also amends s. 191 (published as s. 189), in regard to temporary total disability under the workers' compensation scheme, and s. 194(d) in regard to funeral benefits.

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

    Amended Rules on Employees' Compensation. - English translation

    Adoption: 1987-06-01 | PHL-1987-M-77590

    Implements the provisions of Title II, Book IV of the Labor Code. It provides, inter alia, for compulsory coverage for workers' compensation (Rule 1), registration of employers in the System (Rule 2), criteria for the payment of compensation (Rule 3), liability (Rule 4), employers' contributions (Rule 5), types of benefits (Rule 7), medical services and rehabilitation services (Rules 8 and 9), entitlement to full or partial disability payments (Rules 10-12) and death benefits (Rule 13).

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

    Executive Order No. 119 reorganizing the Ministry of Health, its attached agencies and for other purposes.

    Adoption: 1987-01-30 | PHL-1987-R-3573

    Outlines the responsibilities of various bodies in relation to health policy and programmes, including inter alia maternal and child health, family planning services, radiation health services, health manpower development and training. Repeals or amends legislation inconsistent with this text.

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

    Executive Order No. 102 further amending certain sections of Republic Act No. 1161, as amended, otherwise known as the "Social Security Law".

    Adoption: 1986-12-24 | PHL-1986-R-3134

    Upgrades the base of contributions, adjusts the benefit structure and makes changes in the administration of the Social Security System. Amends ss. 3(a), 4(c), 8(f) and (n), 12(b), 12-B(d), 13-A(c), 13-B, 14(a)(1), 18(a), 25 and 26 of the Social Security Act.

  29. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order No. 106 on restructurating the medical care benefits under the Philippines Medical Care Plan.

    Adoption: 1986-12-24 | PHL-1986-R-3276

    Sets maximum rates for medical care benefits for beneficiaries covered by the Social Security System and the Government Service Insurance System.

  30. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order No. 28 further amending certain provisions of Republic Act 1161, as amended, otherwise known as the Social Security Law.

    Adoption: 1986-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 1986-07-10 | PHL-1986-R-9671

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

    Presidential Decree No. 1692 further amending Title II, Book Four of the Labor Code of the Philippines (Presidential Decree 442, as amended).

    Adoption: 1980-05-01 | PHL-1980-R-5107

    Amends s. 194 of the Labor Code by upgrading the benefits structure for secondary beneficiaries in case of the worker's death or permanent total disability.

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

    Presidential Decree No. 1694 on the organization and administration of the Welfare Fund for Overseas Workers. - Decree on-line

    Adoption: 1980-05-01 | PHL-1980-R-5108

    The Welfare Fund is established for the purpose of providing social and welfare services for Filipino overseas workers, including insurance coverage, legal assistance, placement assistance and remittance services (s. 1). Sets forth the funding, administration, management and powers of the Fund.

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

    Presidential Decree No. 1636 further amending Republic Act No. 1161, otherwise known as the Social Security Law [LS 1954-Phi.1...1960-Phi.1].

    Adoption: 1979-09-07 | PHL-1979-R-12318

    Numerous amendments.

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

    Presidential Decree No. 1519 revising the Philippines Medical Care Act of 1969.

    Adoption: 1978-06-11 | PHL-1978-R-9670

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

    Presidential Decree No. 1368 amending further certain provisions of title II, book four of the Labor Code of the Philippines.

    Adoption: 1978-05-01 | Date of entry into force: 1978-05-01 | PHL-1978-R-9669

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

    Presidential Decree No. 1202 further amending Republic Act No. 1161, otherwise known as the Social Security Act [LS 1954-Phi.1...1960-Phi.1].

    Adoption: 1977-09-27 | PHL-1977-R-13333

    Miscellaneous amendments.

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

    Revised Government Service Insurance Act of 1977 (Presidential Decree No. 1146).

    Adoption: 1977-05-31 | PHL-1977-L-13332

    Presidential Decree No. 1146 amending, expanding, increasing and integrating the social security and insurance benefits of government employees and facilitating the payment thereof under Commonwealth Act No. 186, as amended, and for other purposes.

  38. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 891 further amending Title II, Book IV (Employees' Compensation and State Insurance Fund) of Presidential Decree No. 442 entitled "Labor Code of the Philippines" [LS 1974-Phi. 1A].

    Adoption: 1976-02-09 | PHL-1976-R-14010

    Amends ss. 166, 190 and 193.

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

    Presidential Decree No. 735, further amending certain ss. of Republic Act No. 1161 as amended, otherwise know as the "Social Security Law" [LS 1954 - Phi. 1... 1960 - Phi. 1].

    Adoption: 1975-06-27 | PHL-1975-R-14562

    Numerous amendments.

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

    Employees' Compensation and State Insurance Fund, Presidential Decree No. 626 (as amended by PD 850, PD 856-A and PD 891) further amending certain articles of Presidential Decree No. 442 entitled "Labor Code of the Philippines". - Decree on-line Decree on-line

    Adoption: 1974-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1975-01-01 | PHL-1974-R-9668

    SECTION 1
    Chapter 1. Policy and Definitions
    Chapter II. Coverage and Liability
    Chapter III. Administration
    Chapter IV. Contributions
    Chapter V. Medical Benefits
    Chapter. VI. Disability Benefits
    Chapter VII. Death Benefits
    Chapter VIII. Provisions Common to Income Benefits
    Chapter IX. Records, Reports and Penal Provisions
    SECTION 2 - Art. 209. Medical Care
    SECTION 3 - Art. 292. Money claims
    SECTION 4 - Art. 297. Termination of the workmen's compensation program
    SECTION 5 - Art. 300. Disposition of pending cases
    SECTION 6 - Numbers of articles
    SECTION 7 - coming into force

  41. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 347, further amending certain ss. of Republic Act No. 1161, as amended, otherwise known as the Social Security Law [LS 1954 - Ph. 1 ... 1960 - Ph. 1].

    Adoption: 1973-12-21 | PHL-1973-R-16106

    Amends ss. 3, 12, 13, 17 and 28 and inserts a new s. 13A (permanent disability benefits).

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

    Presidential Decree No. 220, exempting social security benefits, retirement gratuities, pensions and other similar benefits from payment of income taxes.

    Adoption: 1973-06-20 | PHL-1973-R-16105

  43. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 177, further amending certain sections of Republic Act No. 1161, otherwise know as the Social Security Law, as amended [LS 1954 - Phi. 1]...1960 - Phi. 1].

    Adoption: 1973-04-23 | PHL-1973-R-16104

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  44. Philippines - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Law of 1954 (R.A. No 1161). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954-12-24 | PHL-1954-L-7297

    A. Administration
    B. Definitions
    C. Scope of the System
    D. Benefits
    E. Sources of Funds - Employment Records and Reports


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