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

    Minister of Health Order No. 371352 of 29/11/2014. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-12 | Date of entry into force: 2015-03-12 | SAU-2014-R-98813

    Approves the Executive Regulation concerning Private Health Institutions.

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

    Order No. 81 of 2014 on Unemployment Insurance. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2014-09-01 | SAU-2014-R-99713

    Those who have lost their jobs will be entitled to up to 12 months of compensation, set at a rate of 60 % of the employee's average salary earned over the previous three years for the first three months and then 50 % for the following nine months.
    All Saudi workers in both the private and public sectors will be charged 1% of their monthly salary as a compulsory contribution and their employer will pay the same amount.

  3. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Order No. 295 of 01/8/2010 concerning Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 2010-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 2010-08-27 | SAU-2010-R-89814

    Section 37 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended concerning the expenses of preparation and repatriation of the contributor's body or self to their homeland, in the case of death from an occupational accident or if the person has been permanently and totally disabled from a work accident and is in need of his family's care.

    Section (2): Paragraph (1/c) of Section 38 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended as follows: female beneficiaries are entitled to pension payments at 55 years of age if they have contributed to the social insurance fund for a period of at least 120 months.

    Section (3): paragraph (2) of Section 38 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended as follows: upon turning 60 years old, a beneficiary whose has contributed for a period of at least 5 years but has not completed the number of months necessary to entitle them to the pension payment, may add a certain period to the allowed period not to exceed more than 5 years.

    Section (4): Paragraph 4 of Section 43 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended, excludes voluntary contributors from sub-paragraph (3/c) of Section 38.

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

    Minister of Health Decree No. 6131/30/1/D of 8/6/1430 [hijri], amending the the Executive Chart of the cooperative health insurance system and its Annexes and the Cooperative Health Insurance chart issued with a Royal Decree No. M/10 on 1/5/1420 hijri (12 august 1999).

    Adoption: 2009-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | SAU-2009-R-82972

    The Ministry of Health Amended the Executive Chart of the cooperative health insurance system, and the new one is as follows:
    Chapter one: Definitions
    Chapter Two: Beneficiaries
    Chapter Three: Insurance coverage according to the system.
    Chapter Four: Benefits
    Chapter Five: Restrictions of the financial commitments
    Chapter six: Working in health insurance
    Chapter Seven: Monitoring the parties
    Chapter Eight: The relationship between the parties of the insurance system
    Chapter Nine: Quality assurance
    Chapter Ten: Penalties (settlement dispute)
    Chapter Eleven: General provisions
    Chapter Twelve: Annexes

  5. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Decree No. 157 on Insurance.

    Adoption: 2008-02-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-11 | SAU-2008-R-81087

    Amends article 4 of the Minister of Labour and social services Decree No. 128. In addition it regulates the registration and subscriptions of employers and employees of the government sector.

  6. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Order No. 162, of 6/7/2007, regarding Social Insurance.

    Adoption: 2006-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-06 | SAU-2006-R-76965

    The Order contains 24 Articles defining who is entitled to social security benefits. It provides for the amount of money to be given to each category of person as well as how and the Government will receive income for the Social Security Fund.

  7. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Labour Decision No. 149 on Insurance.

    Adoption: 2005-08-23 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | SAU-2005-R-77010

    This Decision amends Para. 1, Article 19 of the Registration Chart of the General Association for Social Insurance Decision No. 847 of 16 August 2005.

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour No. 148 on Insurance.

    Adoption: 2005-05-05 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | SAU-2005-R-77008

    This Decision amends several Articles of the Social Insurance Law issued by the Royal Decree No. M/33. It changes the amount of monthly payment a person should pay.

  9. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33). - English translation

    Adoption: 2000-11-13 | SAU-2000-L-58178

    Covers benefits in case of occupational accidents or diseases, disability (non-occupational), old-age and death. Chapter I: Social Insurance Branches and Definitions. Chapter II: Scope of Application. Chapter III: Administrative Organization. Chapter IV: Revenues and Financial Organization. Chapter V: The Benefits. Chapter VI: General Provisions. Chapter VII: Transitional and Concluding Provisions.

    Replaces the Social Insurance Law issued by Royal Decree No. M/22 dated 15 November 1969. Approved by Royal Decree M/33 dated 29 November 2000.

  10. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs No. 128/Insurance of 2000. - English translation

    Adoption: 2000 | SAU-2000-R-71901

    Provides that the Registration and Contribution Regulations, the Annuities Branch Benefits Regulations, the Occupational Hazards Branch Benefits Regulations and the Medical Board Regulations shall be put into effect to implement the new Social Insurance Law of 2000.

    Repeals the regulations implementing the old Social Insurance Law of 1969.

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

    Annuities Branch Benefits Regulations. - English translation

    Adoption: 2000 | SAU-2000-R-71902

  12. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Registration and Contributions Regulations. - English translation

    Adoption: 2000 | SAU-2000-R-71903

    Deals with the application of the Social Insurance Law to citizens and migrant workers. Provides that the Occupational Hazards Branch shall apply to the Saudis and non-Saudis, but the Annuities Branch shall apply to the Saudis only. Application may be compulsory or voluntary, as set out in the law.

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

    Occupational Hazards Branch Benefits Regulations. - English translation

    Adoption: 2000 | SAU-2000-R-71904

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

    Medical Board Regulations. - English translation

    Adoption: 2000 | SAU-2000-R-71905

  15. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 105 of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs to apply social insurance to enterprises employing fewer than 20 workers.

    Adoption: 1991-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 1991-06-14 | SAU-1991-R-27642

    Extends the scope of Saudi Arabia's 1969 Social Insurance Code to enterprises employing between 10 and 20 workers. The occupational pension scheme is extended to Saudi workers only, but "occupational hazards insurance" cover both Saudi and foreign workers. The exceptions provided for in the Code continue to apply notably in respect of agricultural workers, seafarers, domestic servants, etc, who are subject to separate regulations.

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs No. 80/Insurance of 14 February 1984 concerning some provisions pertaining to the implementation of the Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 1984-02-14 | SAU-1984-R-46423

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

    Decision of the Governor of the General Organization for Social Insurance No. 421 of 13 April 1982 on procedures for Insurance under the Occupational Hazards Branch.

    Adoption: 1982-04-13 | SAU-1982-R-46429

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs No. 61/Insurance of 1 Febrary 1982 on issuing the Regulations and procedures for implementation of the Occupational Hazards Branch.

    Adoption: 1982-02 | SAU-1982-R-46428

  19. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 47/Insurance of 22 April 1981 amending the provisions of Article 34 of the regulations No. 2/Insurance of 17 February 1972 implementing the Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 1981-04-22 | SAU-1981-R-46426

  20. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 48/Insurance of 22 April 1981 amending some provisions of the Regulations for implementing the Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 1981-04-22 | SAU-1981-R-46427

    Replaces Articles 57, 58 and 61 of the Regulations No. 2/insurance of 17 February 1972.

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs No. 41/Insurance of 1st December 1980 amending the provisions of Article 2(J) of the regulations No. 2/Insurance of 17 December 1972 implementing the Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 1980-12-01 | SAU-1980-R-46424

  22. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, No. 42/Insurance of 1 December 1980, amending the provisions of Article 2(b) of the regulations No. 2/Insurance of 17 February 1972 implementing the Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 1980-12-01 | SAU-1980-R-46425

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

    Decision of the Minister for Labour and Social Affairs, No. 33/Insurance of 14 October 1978 applying the Social Insurance Law to agricultural and pastoral workers by Government agencies and public organizations.

    Adoption: 1978-10-14 | SAU-1978-R-46421

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, No. 10/Insurance of 7 September 1973 concerning the application of the Social Insurance Law, with effect from 1st October 1973, to workers who are subject to the Labour Law in Government agencies.

    Adoption: 1973-09-07 | Date of entry into force: 1973-10-28 | SAU-1973-R-46420

    Workers whose employment is expected to continue for not less than three consecutive months shall be subject to the Law on Social Insurance.

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

    Decree No. 939 of the Council of Ministers, to make regulations for the retirement of officials.

    Adoption: 1973-07-24 | SAU-1973-R-15596

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, No. 9/Insurance on applying the Law to cases where enterprises are undertaken by subcontractors.

    Adoption: 1973-07-17 | SAU-1973-R-46419

    The Social Insurance Law will apply to an employer if the total number of his employees plus the number of the subcontractors' workers equals or exceeds the number prescribed for the application of the Law.

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, No. 3/Insurance of 28 February 1973 on applying the Social Insurance Law to temporary seasonal workers in establishment employing 100 or more workers.

    Adoption: 1973-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 1973 | SAU-1973-R-46416

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, No. 4/Insurance of 28 February 1973 applying the Social Insurance Law to workers in establishments usually employing 50 or more workers.

    Adoption: 1973-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 1973-07 | SAU-1973-R-46417

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, No. 5/Insurance of 28 February 1973 concerning the application of the Social Insurance Law to workers who are subject to the Labour Law in public organizations

    Adoption: 1973-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 1973-07 | SAU-1973-R-46418

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs No. 2/Insurance of 17 December 1972, adopting regulations for the implementation of the Social Insurance Law in connexion with the registration of employers and workers, the assessment of contributions and collection thereof, the inspection and survey of establishments, and the submission of appeals against decisions and the procedure for consideration thereof.

    Adoption: 1972-12-17 | SAU-1972-R-46422

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

    Decision of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, No. 1/Insurance of 18 October 1972 on regulations of the Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 1972-10-18 | Date of entry into force: 1973-02-04 | SAU-1972-R-46415

    Extends the scope of the Social Insurance Law to enterprises employing 100 or more workers.

  32. Saudi Arabia - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Insurance Law. [amended up to April 1985]

    Adoption: 1969-11-15 | SAU-1969-L-46414

    Approved by Royal decree M/22 of 15 November 1969, and amended by Royal decree No. M/24 of 6 April 1982.


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