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Name: Act No. 165-FZ of 16 July 1999 on bases of compulsory social insurance.
Country: Russian Federation
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999-07-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial French translation, 16 p.
ISN: RUS-1999-L-59623
Bibliography: Unofficial French translation, 16 p.
Abstract/Citation: Governs compulsory social insurance in Russia. Defines legal status of persons subject to the system, and determines events giving rise to social insurance claims and obligations. Section 4 sets forth main principles of compulsory social insurance, and Section 5 regulates powers of federal authorities with respect to compulsory social insurance. Section 8 lists benefits covered by compulsary social insurance: sickness benefit, old age benefit, invalidity benefit, survivor benefit, temporary disability benefit, employment accident benefit, maternity benefit, unemployment benefit, death allowance, and benefits for treatment in spas. Chapter 2 regulates rights and obligations of insurers and insured persons, and Chapter 3 administration of compulsory social insurance system. Finally, Chapter 4 provides for compulsory social insurance financing.
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