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Original name: Νομοθεσία Κοινωνικών Ασφαλίσεων του 2010 - Νόμος που τροποποιεί και ενοποιεί τους περί κοινωνικών ασφαλίσεων νόμους του 1980 μέχρι του 2009
Name: Law No. 59(I) of 2010 on Social Insurance [consolidation of Acts from 1980 to 2009].
Country: Cyprus
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-07-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Episimi Efimeris, 2010-07-02, Part I(I), No. 4248, pp. 301-369 (Text in Greek) (INFORM - P60168)
ISN: CYP-2010-L-86413
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=86413&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Episimi Efimeris, 2010-07-02, Part I(I), No. 4248, pp. 301-369 Text in Greek Text in Greek (INFORM - P60168)
Law on-line in Greek Law on-line in Greek Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, Cyprus PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-09-27)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I - INTRODUCTORY CLAUSES
1. Title
2. Definitions
3. Purpose of the current law and area of implementation

Chapter II - INSURED PERSONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
4. Responsibility for contributions related to salaried workers
5. Amount of contribution for the salaried workers
6. Tax refund to salaried workers
7. Contribution to persons of the National Guard
8. Salaried worker with more than one employers
9. Insured person working as both salaried worker and as independent worker in the same period of contribution
10. Contribution deduction on salaried worker by the employer
11. Contribution obligations of the independent workers
12. Amount of contribution of the independent workers
13. Restriction on the retroactive payment of contributions
14. Optional insurance
15. Amount of contribution of the optionally insured persons
16. Age up to which the contributions should be paid
17. Periods of insurance
18. Amount of insurance revenues related to the periods of insurance
19. Transformation of insurance revenues into insurance points
20. Amount of basic insured revenues

Chapter III - CONTRIBUTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE DUE TO OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENTS
21. Types of contributions
22. Transformation of insurance points into insurance revenues
23. Conditions for the contributions payment
24. Periods of insurance taken into consideration for each type of contribution
25. Periods of contributions for which the employer omits paying contributions
26. Amount of contributions
27. Marriage allowance
28. Pregnancy allowance
29. Maternity benefit
30. Forfeiture of the right for maternity benefit
31. Disease and unemployment benefits
32. Restoration of the right for disease and unemployment benefits after their termination
33. Forfeiture of the right for disease benefit
34. Forfeiture of the right for unemployment benefit
35. Retirement pension
36. Decrease in the retirement age of miners
37. Increase in the amount of retirement pension due to contribution payments after retirement
38. Lump-sum payment of the retirement amount
39. Postponement of the retirement pension
40. Disability allowance
41. Widower benefit
42. Lump-sum payment of widower benefit
43. Orphanage benefit
44. Funeral assistance
45. Missing person allowance

Chapter IV - CONTRIBUTIONS DUE TO OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENTS
46. Types and amount of contributions
47. Definition of occupational accident
48. Physical disability allowance
49. Contributions due to disability
50. Increase in the level of disability in certain cases
51. Increase in disability benefit due to regular treatment
52. Contributions because of death
53. Informing the employer about the accident
54. Publishing of summaries of certain provisions at the workplaces
55. Responsibilities of the contributions claimants and beneficiaries
56. Occupational diseases
57. Forfeiture of the right of physical disability benefit or of disability pension
58. Implementation to persons serving in ships and planes

Chapter V - GENERAL PROVISIONS OF CONTRIBUTIONS
59. Free medical care
60. Coverage by the Fund of the expenses of professional training
61. Forfeiture of the right to contributions for the periods of incarceration or absence from the country
62. Increase in the contributions for the dependants
63. Thirteenth payment of retirement benefits and of other contributions
64. Contributions applications and payments
65. Rights merging for more than one contributions
66. Representation of deceased or disabled persons
67. Irrevocable right to contributions
68. Refund of illegally received contribution

Chapter VI - ADMINISTRATIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW AND ECONOMIC ISSUES
69. Inspectors' recruitment
70. Inspectors' competences
71. Establishment of Medical Councils and of a Secondary Medical Council
72. Council of Social Security
73. Social Security Fund
74. Administrative expenses
75. Certain payments from and to the Permanent Fund of the Republic
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