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  1. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Retired Persons (Incentives) (Amendment) Act, 2019 (No. 3 of 2019). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-03-30 | BLZ-2019-L-108330

  2. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Private Pensions (Amendment) Act, 2017 (No. 19 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-25 | BLZ-2017-L-104847

    AN ACT to make provision for the registration of private pensions; the supervision of private pensions; to offer better protection to private pensioners; and to provide for matters connected therewith and
    incidental thereto.

  3. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Private Pensions Act 2016 (No. 4 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-15 | BLZ-2016-L-104848

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

    Social Security (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. No. 88 of 2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-06-30 | BLZ-2003-R-68420

    Made under Social Security Act. Amends regulations 10 and 12 of Social Security (Collection of Contributions) Regulations. Inter alia deals with day of payment of contribution.

  5. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Amendment) (Reform) Act, 2003 (No. 16 of 2003). - Acts on-line

    Adoption: 2003-06-18 | BLZ-2003-L-65677

    Amends sections 2, 35, 45, 48 and 49.

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

    Social Security (Non-Contributory Pension for Women 65 Years or Over) Regulations, 2003 (S. I. No. 77 of 2003). - Social security legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | BLZ-2003-R-68421

    Establishes that non-contributory pension of $75.00 shall be payable to registered female person who (a) is 65 years of age or older; (b) is permament resident or citizen of Belize; and (c) has inadequate or no source of income. Also provides for establishment of Committee for determining these claims as well as for several related matters.

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

    Social Security (Self-Employed Persons) Regulations, 2002 (No. 125 of 2002). - Social security legislation on-line Social security documents on-line

    Adoption: 2002-10-18 | Date of entry into force: 2002-11-22 | BLZ-2002-R-63807

    Deals with various aspects of social security of self-employed persons. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions and definitions. Parts 2 and 3 regulate scope of application of regulations, as well as registration and contributions. Regulations apply to persons who (a) are between ages of eighteen and sixty years, (b) are currently resident in Belize, (c) are gainfully occupied in Belize and are not employed persons, and (d) have opted to join the Social Security Scheme. Contribution payable by self-employed person shall amount to 7 of declared weekly income. Part 4 contains miscellaneous provisions.

  8. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pensions Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 40 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2002-01-02 | BLZ-2002-L-61260

    Amends Pensions Act. Declares offices of open vote workers to be pensionable offices entitled to the same pensions and gratuities as offices of the permanent establishment. Repeals Regulations 17A and 29 of Government (Open Vote) Workers Regulations.

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

    Social Security (Amendment) Act, 2001 (No. 31 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-08-31 | BLZ-2001-L-60994

    Amends Chapter 44 of Social Security Act. Provides for National Health Insurance Scheme. All Belizean nationals and all persons legally resident in Belize are eligible for enrollment. Regulates contributions, enrollment, and provision of health care services. Also expands composition of the Social Security Board.

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

    Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 131 of 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | BLZ-2000-R-65678

    Amends Regulations with regard to sickness benefit.

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

    Social Security (Interest on Contributions) Regulations, 1999 (No. 104). - Social security legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 1999-09-13 | BLZ-1999-R-56008

    Provides for the payment of interest by the employer in case of failure to pay contributions within the prescribed time limit.

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

    Social Security (Registration of Employers and Employed Persons) (Amendment) Regulations, 1999 (No. 106 of 1999). - Social security legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-09-13 | BLZ-1999-R-56191

    Amends regulation 4 of the Social Security (Registration of Employers and Employed Persons) Regulations with regard to the employment of a person not registered under the Social Security Act.

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

    Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 1999 (No. 108 of 1999). - Social security legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 1999-09-06 | BLZ-1999-R-56192

    Amends Social Security (Benefit) Regulations with regard to the right to medical treatment of an insured person who suffers from a prescribed disease or injury during the course, and arising from, his or her insurable employment.

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

    Social Security (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations, 1999 (S.I. No. 103 of 1999). - Social security legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 1999-08-26 | BLZ-1999-R-56007

    Amends Social Security (Collection of Contributions) Regulations with regard to offences of a continuing nature. In such cases, a fine of one hundred dollars for every day the offence continues shall be imposed.

  15. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Retired Persons (Incentives) Act, 1999 (No. 11 of 1999). - Act (Revised Edition 2003)

    Adoption: 1999-04-19 | BLZ-1999-L-53866

    Allows retired citizens from specified nations to reside in Belize and be exempt from the payment of income taxes, provided that they maintain a specified amount of money (24,000 USD per annum) in a financial institution in Belize.

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

    Social Security (Financial and Accounting) (Amendment) Regulations, 1999 (No. 105 of 1999). - Social security legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-01-13 | BLZ-1999-R-56190

    Amends Social Security (Financial and Accounting) Regulations by providing that the income from the investment of the Employment Injury Benefits Reserve shall be allocated to the Employment Injury Benefits Branch.

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

    Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 89 of 1998). - Social security legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-08-06 | Date of entry into force: 1998-08-06 | BLZ-1998-R-51524

    Makes numerous amendments, including a change in the rate of sickness benefit.

  18. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Investment Fund Act, 1996 (No. 3 of 1996). - Act (Revised Edition 2000)

    Adoption: 1996-03-30 | BLZ-1996-L-46029

    Establishes a Social Investment Fund with the function of providing social assistance, financing small-scale projects in selected areas to improve living conditions, and promoting community participation in development projects.

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

    Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 1994 (No. 188 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-08 | BLZ-1994-R-40111

    Amendments in respect of retirement and lump sum payments in the event of retirement.

  20. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Amendment) Act (S.I. No. 16 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-12-20 | BLZ-1993-L-37051

    Amends the Social Security Act (Chapter 34) to restore the role of the Social Security Investment Committee to its original position.

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

    Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 1991.

    Adoption: 1991-07-24 | BLZ-1991-R-25277

    Regulations made under section 64 of the Social Security Act, Ch.34, Laws of Belize, 1980, amending 1980 Regulations made under the same section, in order to change amounts of benefits, and to include treatment abroad under medical expenses.

  22. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Widows' and Children's Pensions (Amendment) Act. No. 10.

    Adoption: 1991-06-26 | BLZ-1991-L-25288

    This Act amends the Widows' and Children's Pensions Act, Chapter 25 of the Laws of Belize 1980, to provide for a minimum annual pension for widows.

  23. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Amendment) Act, 1988 (S.I. No. 23 of 1988).

    Adoption: 1989-01-11 | BLZ-1989-L-8078

    Amends the Social Security Act, Chapter 34 of the Laws of Belize, 1980 to provide for the utilisation of a part of the Social Security Fund for social development purposes.

  24. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Settlement of Disputes (Essential Services). No. 51.

    Adoption: 1988-06-24 | BLZ-1988-M-6869

    Provides that the Settlement of Disputes (Essential Services) Act shall apply to the Social Security Scheme.

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

    Social Security (Classification) Regulations. (S.I. No. 89 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-17 | BLZ-1980-R-16289

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

    Social Security (Voluntary Contributors and Persons Abroad) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 90 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-17 | BLZ-1980-R-16290

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

    Social Security (Benefit) Regulations (S.I. No. 82 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-15 | BLZ-1980-R-16288

    Part I - Benefits in respect of sickness, maternity, invalidity, retirement and death
    Part II - Benefits for personal injury by accident and prescribed diseases
    Part III - Miscellaneous provisions

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

    Social Security (Registration of Employers and Employed Persons) Regulations (S.I. No. 79 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-15 | BLZ-1980-R-30919

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

    Social security (Collection of Contributions) Regulations (S.I. No. 80 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-15 | BLZ-1980-R-30920

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

    Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations (S.I. No. 81 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-15 | BLZ-1980-R-30921

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

    Social Security (Determination of Claims and Questions) Regulations (S.I. No. 83 of 1980). - Regulations

    Adoption: 1980-12-15 | BLZ-1980-R-30922

  32. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Contributions) Regulations (S.I. No. 85 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-15 | BLZ-1980-R-30923

  33. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Financial and Accounting) Regulations (S.I. No. 86 of 1980). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-12-15 | BLZ-1980-R-30924

  34. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Act 1979 (as amended)(Chapter 44). - Laws and Regulations Revised Edition 2003

    Adoption: 1979-10-04 | BLZ-1979-L-63809

    Comprehensive legislation on social security. Divided into 5 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 provides for insured persons and contributions. Every person between the age of 14 and 65 who is employed in insurable employment shall become insured under this act. Contributions shall be payable by insured persons and employers. Part 3 deals with benefits (in case of sickness, maternity, disability, retirement, and death). Provides also for benefits due to employment injury and occupational diseases. Part 4 regulates administration and finance. Part 5 contains miscellaneous provisions.

  35. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pensions Act (Cap. 30). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1979-01-01 | BLZ-1979-L-68412

    Regulates various issues related to pension. Inter alia makes provision for circumstances in which pension may be granted, pension and gratuity upon resignation, retirement on grounds of public interest, normal retirement age, maximum pension, suspension of pension on re-employment, pensions not assignable, pensions cease on bankruptcy, pensions cease on imprisonment, pensions on accepting certain appointments, gratuity where officer dies in service after retirement, gratuities to dependants when non-pensionable officer dies in service, pensionable officer dying after injury or contracting disease, war service to count for pension purposes, and several related matters.

  36. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Widows' and Children's Pension Act (Cap. 32). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-09-01 | BLZ-1976-L-68402

    Regulates granting of widows' and children's pensions. On death of contributor, Governor-General shall grant in respect of contributor's service: (a) where he leaves widow, pension to that widow; (b) where he had a wife, pension for the benefit of children of marriage. Pensions under this Act depend on deceased's eligibility for pension. Also provides for minimum benefit, cases in which widow's pension shall not be granted, bankruptcy of widow, payment of pension in case of desertion, beneficiaries and mode of payment of children's pensions, as well as some related matters.

  37. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation Regulations, 1971 (S.I. No. 67 of 1971) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1971-12-06 | BLZ-1971-R-55232

    Part I - Procedure on making application for compensation
    Part II - The memorandum of Agreement
    Part III - Application for review or for redemption of periodic payment and application for order where workman under legal disability or for variation of order
    Part IV - Payment of compensation into court
    Part V - Medical examination of worker
    Part VI - Order and execution
    Part VII - Miscellaneous

  38. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's compensation (Schedule Diseases) (Amendment) Order 1968. No. 47.

    Adoption: 1968-08-28 | BLZ-1968-R-18488

  39. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation (Scheduled Diseases) Order, 1964 (no. 13 of 1964)

    Adoption: 1964-02-21 | BLZ-1964-R-55231

    Amends the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance, 1959 with regard to the loading, unloading, and transport of merchandise and with regard to radioactive substances.

  40. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation Act [Cap. 303] (S.I. No. 32 of 1960). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1960-09-15 | BLZ-1960-L-68418

    Comprehensive legislation governing employment accident benefit. Divided into 9 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-15) regulates payment of compensation. Part 3 (s. 16-29) sets forth conditions of compensation. Part 4 (s. 30-32) deals with insurance. Part 5 (s. 33-34) contains provisions regarding alternative remedies. Part 6 (s. 35-36) deals with insolvency and bankruptcy of employer. Part 7 (s. 37-39) contains provision regarding application of Act to special classes of persons. Part 8 (s. 40-48) deals with procedural matters. Part 9 (s. 49-56) contains miscellaneous provisions.

  41. Belize - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation (Dangerous Operations) Order (No. 39 of 1960). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1960 | BLZ-1960-R-68685

    Determines which operations shall be deemed "dangerous operations" under Workmen's Compensation Ordinance 1959.


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