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Social security schemes and freedom of movement of persons: implementing rules

This Council Regulation lays down practical rules for implementing Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 on the coordination of social security schemes for persons moving within the Community.

ACT

Council Regulation (EEC) No 574/72 of 21 March 1972 fixing the procedure for implementing Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the Community [See amending acts].

SUMMARY

The Regulation identifies the competent institutions in each Member State, the documents to be produced and the formalities to be completed in order to receive benefits. It sets out the procedures for administrative and medical checks and the reimbursement conditions for benefits provided by an institution in one Member State on behalf of an institution in another Member State. It also describes the functions of the Audit Board.

Repealing Regulation (EEC) No 574/72

Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 was adopted in order to simplify and clarify the coordination of Member States’ social security systems. This new reference framework will facilitate the free movement of European citizens within the Community territory. It strengthens the cooperation requirements of national administrations with regard to social security and makes electronic exchange of data between administrations obligatory.

Regulation (EEC) No 574/72 is repealed. However, some of the Regulation’s provisions remain in force in order to ensure the legal certainty of related Community acts and agreements.

References

Act

Entry into force

Deadline for transposition in the Member States

Official Journal

Regulation (EEC) No 574/72

01.10.1972

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OJ L 74 of 27.03.1972

Amending act(s)

Entry into force

Deadline for transposition in the Member States

Official Journal

Regulation (EEC) No 2864/72

01.01.1973

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OJ L 306 of 31.12.1972

Regulation (EEC) No 1392/74

08.06.1974

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OJ L 152 of 08.06.1974

Regulation (EEC) No 1209/76

26.05.1976

-

OJ L 138 of 26.05.1976

Regulation (EEC) No 2595/77

26.11.1977

-

OJ L 302 of 26.11.1977

Regulation (EEC) No 1390/81

01.12.1981

-

OJ L 143 of 29.05.1981

Regulation (EEC) No 2793/81

29.09.1981

-

OJ L 275 of 29.09.1981

Regulation (EEC) No 2001/83

22.08.1983

-

OJ L 230 of 22.08.1983

Regulation (EEC) No 1660/85

20.06.1985

-

OJ L 160 of 20.06.1985

Regulation (EEC) No 1305/89

16.05.1986

-

OJ L 131 of 13.05.1989

Regulation (EEC) No 2332/89

02.08.1989

-

OJ L 224 of 02.08.1989

Regulation (EEC) No 3427/89

16.11.1989

-

OJ L 331 of 16.11.1989

Regulation (EEC) No 2195/91

29.07.1991

-

OJ L 206 of 29.07.1991

Regulation (EEC) No 1247/92

01.06.1992

-

OJ L 136 of 19.05.1992

Regulation (EEC) No 1945/93

01.08.1993

-

OJ L 181 of 23.07.1993

Regulation (EC) No 3095/95

01.01.1996

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OJ L 335 of 30.12.1995

Regulation (EC) No 1290/97

04.10.1997 (Article 3.1 no later than 01.01.1999)

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OJ L 176 of 04.07.1997

Regulation (EC) No 1223/98

01.07.1998

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OJ L 168 of 13.06.1998

Regulation (EC) No 1606/98

25.10.1998

-

OJ L 209 of 25.07.1998

Regulation (EC) No 307/1999

01.05.1999

-

OJ L 38 of 12.02.1999

Regulation (EC) No 1399/1999

01.09.1999

-

OJ L 164 of 30.06.1999

Regulation (EC) No 89/2001

07.02.2001

-

OJ L 14 of 18.01.2001

Regulation (EC) No 1386/2001

01.09.2001

-

OJ L 187 of 10.07.2001

Regulation (EC) No 410/2002

25.03.2002

-

OJ L 62 of 05.03.2002

Regulation (EC) No 859/2003

01.06.2003

-

OJ L 124 of 20.05.2003

Regulation (EC) No 1851/2003

11.11.2003

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OJ L 271 of 22.10.2003

Regulation (EC) No 631/2004

01.06.2004

-

OJ L 100 of 06.04.2004

Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 Repeals Regulation No 574/72

20.05.2004

-

OJ L 166 of 30.04.2004

Regulation (EC) No 77/2005

09.02.2005

-

OJ L 16 of 20.01.2005

Regulation (EC) No 647/2005

05.05.2005

-

OJ L 117 of 04.05.2005

Regulation (EC) No 207/2006

28.02.2006

-

OJ L 36 of 08.02.2006

Regulation (EC) No 629/2006

28.04.2006

-

OJ L 114 of 27.04.2006

Regulation (EC) No 1791/2006

20.11.2006

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OJ L 363 of 20.12.2006

Regulation (EC) No 311/2007

12.4.2007

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OJ L 82 of 23.3.2007

Regulation (EC) No 101/2008

25.2.2008

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OJ L 31 of 5.2.2008

Regulation (EC) No 120/2009

2.3.2009

OJ L 39 of 10.2.2009

See also

  • The webpage of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities “Your social security rights”.

Last updated: 05.10.2009

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