|Original name:||Allgemeinen Sozialversicherungsgesetzes|
|Name:||General Social Security Act 1955 (ASVG) (BGBl. No. 189/1955).|
|Subject(s):||Social security (general standards)|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||SOZDOK edition, 1998, Ministry of Labour, 2 vols.
Act on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF of Act in German as amended to BGBl. I Nr. 76/2012 (consulted on 2012-09-04)
|Abstract/Citation:||General provisions: Scope, extent of insurance, mandatory and optional insurance, reports and obligation to give information, funding of social insurance, contributions and benefits, adjustments in social insurance, exemption of contribution, penal dispositions. Sickness insurance benefits: common provisions, different kinds of benefits. Accident insurance benefits: common provisions, prevention of accidents, different kinds of benefits. Old age insurance benefits: workers, employees and miners. Relationship between the insurers. Relationship between the insurers and medical personel. Procedural provisions. Organization of administration. Special provisions for agriculture and forestry, employees of railroads, employees of transport companies in the Vienna City and notaries. Final and transitory provisions. Appears annually in the SOZDOK edition.|