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  1. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Special Pensions Amendment Act, [No. 13 of 2008]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-09-19 | ZAF-2008-L-80022

    Amends the Special Pensions Act, 1996, so as to define and further define certain expressions. Extends the right to a pension to persons 30 years of age, but not yet 35 years of age, on 1 December 1996. Also extends the surviving spouse's pension, orphan's pension and funeral benefit to certain persons. Regulates the administration of the Act and amends Schedule 3 to the Act.

  2. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Funds Amendment Act [No 11 of 2007]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-08-26 | ZAF-2007-L-77168

    Amends the Pension Funds Act, 1956, inter alia, to clarify certain expressions and provisions in line with their practical application. Updates references to legislation and institutions. Deletes outdated provisions. Clarifies the provisions on the determination and apportionment of actuarial surplus in a pension fund. Provides for the application of the said Act to certain funds. Provides for the granting of a minimum pension increase to pensioners and extends and clarifies the provisions on deductions that may be made from pension benefits.

  3. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Funds Amendment Regulations, 2006 (No. R 1217). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-01 | ZAF-2006-R-75676

    Amends regulation 30 of the Regulations.

  4. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Funds Amendment Regulations, 2006 (No. R 491). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-05-29 | ZAF-2006-R-74019

    Amends certain definitions to the Regulations made under section 36 of the Pension Funds Act, 1956. Also makes minor amendments to the wording in Regulations 1, 8, 12, 13, 19, 22, and 30.

  5. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Funds Amendment Regulations, 2003 (No. R 1105). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-11-14 | ZAF-2005-R-72314

    Amends Schedule L of the regulations published by Government Notice No. R.98 of 26 January 1962 as amended concerning prescribed fees.

  6. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Special Pensions Second Amendment Act, 2003 (No. 30 of 2003) - Act No. 30 of 2003

    Adoption: 2003-11-12 | ZAF-2003-L-69530

    Amends s. 14 of the Special Pensions Act, 1996. Provides, inter alia, that the right to a pension under the Special Pensions Act ceases when the right to a pension in terms of the Government Employees Pension Law, 1996, is recognised.

  7. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Special Pensions Amendment Act, 2003 (No. 21 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-10-07 | ZAF-2003-L-65813

    Amends Special Pensions Act, 1996. Authorises Special Pensions Board to condone certain applications for benefits received after closing date contemplated in Act. Also provides for some related matters.

  8. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Funds Amendment Regulations, 2003 (No. 558).

    Adoption: 2003-04-22 | ZAF-2003-R-65392

    Made under Pension Funds Act 1956. Makes provision for minimum pension increase for pensioner who was a deferred pensioner prior to retirement, establishment of contingency reserve accounts, and surplus apportionment dates for funds which are valuation exempt.

  9. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993: amendment of Schedule 4 of Act (No. 68 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-02-01 | ZAF-2002-R-61268

    Amends Schedule 4 of Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 with respect to manner of calculating compensation for different types of disablement.

  10. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Funds Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 65 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-12-06 | ZAF-2001-L-61007

    Amends Pension Fund Act 1956. Provides for definition of "fair value" under Section 1 of the Act. Clarifies position of registered pension fund to furnish guarantees in respect of housing loans granted to members by persons other than the fund, extends the concept of ownership, further regulates amount of loans and guarantees, extends Minister's powers to make regulations, and provides for deduction from deemed benefits in cases of default and transfers to other pension funds. Also deals with some related matters.

  11. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Funds Second Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 39 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-12-05 | ZAF-2001-L-61008

    Amends Section 1 of Pensions Funds Act 1956. Makes new provision for apportionement of actuarial surpluses and for minimum benefits. Also deals with several related matters.

  12. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Under Aged Persons Amendment Act, 1998 (No. R. 1361).

    Adoption: 2000-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2000-08-01 | ZAF-2000-R-58770

    Made under the Aged Persons Amendment Act, 1998. Makes provision for conditions of use of subsidy paid in terms of section 2 of this act, and several matters related to the management committee.

  13. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Transnet Pension Fund Act, 2000 (No. 41 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-10-27 | ZAF-2000-L-57946

    Amends Transnet Pension Fund Act 1990 with regard to, inter alia, the making of rules on the terms and conditions under which members may cede their rights and transfer assets commensurate with those rights from the Fund to the pension fund established by the employer. Also deals with guarantee of the financial obligations of the Second Fund by the employer, right of the Second Fund to recover from the pensioner money due to Transmed, power of the employer to establish a pension fund, as well as several related matters.

  14. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendment to the Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund (Notice 2252 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-23 | ZAF-2000-R-57390

    Amends Government Employees Pension Law of 1996 with regard to waiting period, additional pensionable service, and financial obligations of the Fund.

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

    Special Pensions Amendment Act, 1998 (No. 75 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 1998-11-27 | ZAF-1998-L-51183

    Amends the Special Pensions Act 1996 to extend the right to a pension to persons who suffer from terminal diseases, to advance the payment of benefits to the date on which a pensioner attains the age of 35 years, to further regulate the payment of benefits to pensioners holding office in a legislature, to abolish optional early pensions and to further regulate matters regarding members of the Special Pensions Board and the Special Pensions Review Board.

  16. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Funds Amendment Act, 1997 (No. 94 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-11-26 | ZAF-1997-L-49070

    Amends provisions of the Pension Funds Act, 1956 regarding, inter alia, payment of contributions to pension funds and the payment of benefits from one pension fund to another, the prohibition of a pension fund from investing or lending to the business of its members' employers any assets of that fund in excess of prescribed amounts, and the voluntary dissolution of a fund. Also repeals s. 19 of the Financial Institutions Amendment Act, 1992.

  17. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Special Pensions Act, 1996 (No. 69 of 1996). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-10-30 | ZAF-1996-L-45616

    Provides for the payment of pension to persons who were prevented from acquiring pension benefits because of activities seeking to establish a non-racist South Africa. Also provides for a lump-sum survivor's benefit to spouses and dependents of persons who died while participating in such activities.

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

    Tax on Retirement Funds Act, No. 38 of 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-07-03 | Date of entry into force: 1996-03-01 | ZAF-1996-L-49772

    An Act to provide for the taxation of interest and rental income of retirement funds and untaxed policy holder funds, and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  19. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendment of the Transnet Pension Fund Rules (No. 968).

    Adoption: 1996-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-01 | ZAF-1996-R-44796

    Amendments regarding calculation of contributions and benefits.

  20. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act, 1979 (No. R. 872 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-31 | ZAF-1994-R-37258

    Sets out options for members and pensioners attached to an associated institution regarding their continued status in relation to the Fund.

  21. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made under the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act, 1963 (No. R. 821 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-31 | ZAF-1994-R-37287

    Concerns membership options available to members and pensioners attached to an associated institution, and dormant members of the Fund. Made under the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act, 1963.

  22. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension and Other Benefits for Ministerial Representatives Act, 1993 (No. 154 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-10-01 | ZAF-1993-L-35110

    Regulates the payment of pension and other benefits to ministerial representatives.

  23. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act, 1979: Amendment (No. R. 2471)

    Adoption: 1992-09-04 | ZAF-1992-R-31278

    Amended in respect of the definition of "qualifying period".

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

    Coloured Persons Education Amendment Act (House of Representatives), 1992 (No. 112 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-07-02 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | ZAF-1992-L-29969

    This Act amends the Coloured Persons Education Act, 1963 in respect of conditions of service, pension rights, retirement benefits, transfer and secondment of persons in professional posts and of those employed at State schools, schools of industries, reform schools and certain State-aided schools.

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

    Regulations relating to the Age Limit of Teachers for Retirement on Pension (No. R. 1511 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-05 | ZAF-1992-R-29996

    These Regulations made under the Education Ordinance, 1956 provide that teachers must retire on pension at age 65, or may choose to retire with pension as early as age 60 if they fulfill specified requirements.

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

    Pension Funds Act, 1956: Amendment of Regulations (No R. 2361)

    Adoption: 1991-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 1991-09-30 | ZAF-1991-R-27208

    Under the authority of the Pension Funds Act, Regulation 28 of the regulations initially published as Government Notice No. 98 of 1962 is amended to prescribe maximum limits for the types of assets in which a registered pension fund may invest. The accompanying Schedule lists the categories of investments and the percentage amount of a pension fund which may be invested in each.

  27. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1989.

    Adoption: 1989-06-01 | ZAF-1989-L-20521

    Act providing for the further increase of certain benefits payable in terms of the provisions of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973.

  28. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendment of the Authorities' Service Pension Fund Regulations. Government Notice No. R. 2141.

    Adoption: 1988-10-21 | ZAF-1988-R-7403

    Amends the method of calculating service under the Black Authorities' Service Pension Act 1971 (No. 6).

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

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1988. No. 89.

    Adoption: 1988-07-15 | ZAF-1988-L-6551

    Amends a series of pension Acts to provide for regulations to be made and to adjust certain definitions. Inter alia, abolishes the Black Compensation Fund and transfers its funds, rights and liabilities to the Mines and Works Compensation Fund.

  30. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Regulations. Schedule of Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 1102.

    Adoption: 1988-06-10 | ZAF-1988-R-6543

    Replaces the Pension Regulations of 28 May 1971 (Government Notice No. R. 859) for the South African Transport Services.

  31. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Financial Institutions Amendment Act 1988. No. 51.

    Adoption: 1988-05-20 | ZAF-1988-L-6540

    Inter alia, amends the Pensions Act 1956 in relation to dependants' benefits.

  32. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Pension Benefits of Designated Members. Government Notice No. R. 188.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-M-6051

  33. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Government Service Pension Act 1973. Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 190.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-L-6052

  34. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Associated Institutions Pension Funds Act 1963. Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 191.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-L-6053

  35. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act 1979. Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 192.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-L-6054

  36. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1987. No. 88.

    Adoption: 1987-10-16 | ZAF-1987-L-4634

    Inter alia, increase by ten percent certain benefits and special awards payable under the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973, as amended.

  37. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2121. Regulations under the Government Service Pension Act, 1973. Amendment.

    Adoption: 1987-09-21 | ZAF-1987-L-4631

    Contains a formula calculating pensionable service.

  38. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2122. Regulations under the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act, 1963. Amendment.

    Adoption: 1987-09-21 | ZAF-1987-L-4632

    Contains a formula for calculating pensionable service.

  39. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2123. Regulations under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act, 1979. Amendment.

    Adoption: 1987-09-21 | ZAF-1987-L-4633

    Contains a formula for calculating pensionable service.

  40. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Regulations. Schedule of Amendment No. R. 1156.

    Adoption: 1987-05-29 | ZAF-1987-R-3782

    Amends Regulation 37 of the Pension Regulations for Non-Whites, issued under the Railways and Harbours Pensions for Non-Whites Act 1974 (No. 43), as to when and how benefits from the pension fund are payable to a deceased member's relative or representative.

  41. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    South African Transport Services Notice No. R. 748. Pension Regulations. Schedule of Amendment.

    Adoption: 1987-04-10 | ZAF-1987-R-3467

    Amend Regulation 31 of the Pension Regulations for Non-Whites in regard to retirement due to inefficiency, mutual consent or reduction in reorganisation of personnel. Issued under the Railways and Harbours Pensions for Non-Whites Act 1974 (No. 43).

  42. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1986. No. 106

    Adoption: 1986-09-10 | ZAF-1986-L-2692

    Amends, inter alia, the Government Service Pension Act 1973, the General Pensions Act 1979 and the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act 1979. Increases certain benefits and special awards payable in terms of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973.

  43. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Regulations. Schedule of Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 908.

    Adoption: 1986-05-16 | ZAF-1986-R-2437

    Amends Reg. 23 (contributions to the Fund of members on leave or under suspension) of the Pension Regulations for Non-Whites (Government Notice No. R. 303 of 14 Feb. 1975) issued under the Railways and Harbours Pensions for Non-Whites Act 1974 (No. 43).

  44. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 622: Regulations under the Social Pensions Act 1973.

    Adoption: 1986-04-04 | ZAF-1986-L-2319

    Concerns taking income and other means into account in determining the amount of social pension to which a person is entitled. Replaces Reg. 14 of the Regulations published under Government Notice No. R. 140 of 1 Feb. 1974, as amended.

  45. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 848: Amendment of the Regulations under the Government Service Pension Act 1973 (Act No. 57 of 1973).

    Adoption: 1985-04-19 | ZAF-1985-L-1476

    Amends reg. 8.

  46. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Notice No. R. 763: Amendment of South Africa Transport Services Pensions Regulations (Government Notice No. R. 859 of 28 May 1971).

    Adoption: 1985-04-04 | ZAF-1985-R-1508

    Replace para. (1) of reg. 23 (pensionable emoluments).

  47. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 443: Amendment of the regulations under the Temporary Employees Pensions Act 1979 (Act No. 75 of 1979).

    Adoption: 1985-03-01 | ZAF-1985-L-1297

    Amends reg. 14.

  48. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1984.

    Adoption: 1984-07-12 | ZAF-1984-L-869

    Act to amend the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act 1963, so as to further regulate the membership of the pension fund for a pension scheme for persons in the service of associated institutions; to amend the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973, so as to make provision for the increase of certain one-sum benefits payable to certain persons suffering from compensatable diseases; to amend the Military Pensions Act 1976, so as to provide that a pension payable to a widow of a deceased member shall not be discontinued on the ground of her remarriage; and to amend the General Pensions Act 1979, so as to further regulate the preservation of pension rights of certain persons; and to increase certain benefits and special awards payable in terms of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973; to further regulate the pension benefits of persons who, in terms of the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act 1983, cease to be members of the President's Council; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  49. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Amendment of the Regulations [of 22 June 1973] under the Government Service Pensions Act 1973. No. R. 2689.

    Adoption: 1983-12-09 | ZAF-1983-L-47

    Amends Regs. 1, 5, 6 and 7.

  50. South Africa - Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit - Law, Act

    Judges's Pensions Act, 1982. Act No. 11.

    Adoption: 1982-07-05 | ZAF-1982-L-29014

    An act to provide for the payment of pensions to judges of the Supreme Court of South West Africa who retire or are removed from office on the grounds of certain circumstances, and to the dependants of judges or retired judges who die; and for matters connected therewith.

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