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Document 31980Y0609(03)

Updating of the Declarations of the Member States provided for in Article 5 of Council Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 of 14 June 1971 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the Community

OJ C 139, 9.6.1980, p. 1–22 (DA, DE, EN, FR, IT, NL)
Spanish special edition: Chapter 05 Volume 002 P. 189 - 210
Portuguese special edition: Chapter 05 Volume 002 P. 189 - 210

31980Y0609(03)

Updating of the Declarations of the Member States provided for in Article 5 of Council Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 of 14 June 1971 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the Community

Official Journal C 139 , 09/06/1980 P. 0001 - 0022
Spanish special edition: Chapter 05 Volume 2 P. 0189
Portuguese special edition Chapter 05 Volume 2 P. 0189


Updating of the Declarations of the Member States provided for in Article 5 of Council Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 of 14 June 1971 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the Community (1)

A. KINGDOM OF BELGIUM

I. Legislation and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2) of the Regulation

1. (a) Legislation relating to sickness and invalidity insurance for employed persons.

(b) As regards the Belgian State Railways' permanent staff and pensioners entitled to draw retirement or survivors' pensions as well as members of their families the special social security scheme of the Belgian State Railways (health services sector) established under Article 13 of the Law of 23 July 1926 and the Regulations annexed thereto.

2. Legislation relating to invalidity pensions for miners and similar categories of employed persons.

3. Old age benefits and survivors' benefits: (a) legislation relating to retirement pensions and survivors' pensions acquired through occupation as an employed person;

(b) pension schemes for manual workers, elerical staff, miners, mariners and other employed persons.

4. Benefits for accidents at work and occupational diseases: (a) legislation relating to accidents at work;

(b) legislation relating to occupational diseases.

5. Legislation relating to unemployment insurance.

6. Legislation relating to family allowances for employed persons.

II. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

Invalidity pensions for miners. (1) OJ No L 149, 5.7.1971, p. 2.

III. Benefits referred to in Articles 77 and 78 of the Regulation

1. Benefits referred to in Article 77 : the family allowances provided for in the coordinated laws relating to family allowances for employed persons.

2. Benefits referred to in Article 78 : the family allowances provided for in the coordinated laws relating to family allowances for employed persons.

B. KINGDOM OF DENMARK

I. Legislation and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2) of the Regulation

1. DENMARK WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GREENLAND (a) Sickness and maternity benefits: - law No 311 of 9 June 1971 on the public health service (lov om offentlig sygesikring), cf. consolidated law No 94 of 9 March 1976, as subsequently amended,

- law No 262 of 7 June 1972 on daily allowances in cases of sickness or childbirth (lov om dagpenge ved sygdom eller fødsel), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 66 of 21 February 1978,

- law No 324 of 19 June 1974 on hospital services (lov om sygehusvæsenet), as subsequently amended,

- law No 282 of 7 June 1972 on pregnancy hygiene and aid in childbirth (lov om svangerskabshygiejne og fødselshjælp), cf. consolidated law No 431 of 3 September 1975, as subsequently amended.

(b) Invalidity benefits, including benefits intended for the maintenance or improvement of earning capacity: - law No 219 of 4 June 1965 on invalidity pensions (lov om invalidepension), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 677 of 15 December 1978,

- law No 333 of 19 June 1974 on social assistance (lov om social bistand), as subsequently amended, with regard to benefits intended for the maintenance or improvement of earning capacity and referred to in paragraphs 42, 58 and 59.

(c) Old-age benefits: - law No 218 of 4 June 1965 on old-age pensions (lov om folkepension), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 676 of 15 December 1978,

- law No 46 of 7 March 1964 on supplementary pensions for employed persons (lov om arbejdsmarkedets tillægspension), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 203 of 3 May 1978.

(d) Survivors' benefits: - law No 70 of 13 March 1959 on pensions and aid to widows, etc. (lov om pension og hjælp til enker m.fl.) as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 678 of 15 December 1978 on widows' and others' pensions.

(e) Benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases: - law No 79 of 8 March 1978 on occupational risks insurance (lov om arbejdsskadeforsikring).

(f) Death grants: - law No 311 of 9 June 1971 on the public health service (lov om offentlig sygesikring), cf. consolidated law No 94 of 9 March 1976, as subsequently amended.

(g) Unemployment benefits: - law No 114 of 24 March 1970 on employment services and unemployment insurance etc. (lov om arbejdsformidling og arbejdsløshedsforsikring m.v.), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 308 of 29 June 1979.

(h) Family benefits: - law No 236 of 3 June 1967 on family allowances and other family benefits (lov om børnetilskud og andre familieydelser), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 609 of 29 November 1978.

2. GREENLAND (a) Sickness and maternity benefits: - consolidated law No 597 of 5 December 1974 on sickness benefits, etc. in Greenland including on removal to or during temporary residence in Denmark and the Faroe Islands (bekendtgørelse om sygehjælp m.v. i Grønland samt ved tilflytning til og under midlertidigt ophold i Danmark og på Færøerne), as subsequently amended,

- consolidated law No 42 of 1 February 1978 on public dental care in Greenland including on removal to or during temporary residence in Denmark and the Faroe Islands (bekendtgørelse om offentlig tandpleje i Grønland samt ved tilflytning til og under midlertidigt ophold i Danmark og på Færøerne), as subsequently amended.

(b) Invalidity benefits, including benefits intended for the maintenance or improvement of earning capacity: - regulation of the Regional Council of 19 February 1975 on public assistance concerning invalidity benefits (landsrådsvedtægt om hjælp fra det offentlige vedrørende ydelser ved invaliditet).

(c) Old-age benefits: - regulation of the Regional Council of 25 March 1975 on old-age pensions in Greenland (landsrådsvedtægt om aldersrente i Grønland), as subsequently amended.

(e) Benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases: - order No 558 of 28 December 1979 for Greenland on insurance against injury at work (anordning for Grønland om arbejdsskadeforsikring).

(f) Death grants: - order No 558 of 28 December 1979 for Greenland on insurance against injury at work (anordning for Grønland om arbejdsskadeforsikring).

(h) Family benefits: - regulation of the Regional Council of 6 January 1975 on family allowances in Greenland (landsrådsvedtægt om børnetilskud i Grønland), as subsequently amended.

II. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

1. DENMARK WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GREENLAND

None.

2. GREENLAND

None.

III. Benefits referred to in Article 77 of the Regulation

1. DENMARK WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GREENLAND - Law No 236 of 3 June 1967 on family allowances and other family benefits (lov om børnetilskud og andre familieydelser), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 609 of 29 November 1978.

2. GREENLAND - Regulation of the Regional Council of 6 January 1975 on family allowances in Greenland (landsrådsvedtægt om børnetilskud i Grønland), as subsequently amended.

IV. Benefits referred to in Article 78 of the Regulation

1. DENMARK WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GREENLAND - Law No 236 of 3 June 1967 on family allowances and other family benefits (lov om børnetilskud og andre familieydelser), as subsequently amended, cf. consolidated law No 609 of 29 November 1978.

2. GREENLAND - Regulation of the Regional Council of 6 January 1975 on family allowances in Greenland (landsrådsvedtægt om børnetilskud i Grønland), as subsequently amended.

C. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

I. Legislation and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) of the Regulation

1. Laws, regulations and administrative provisions governing legal sickness insurance, maternity insurance and death insurance (death grants): - law concerning social insurance (Reichsversicherungsordnung) of 19 July 1911 (mainly second volume), with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- law concerning sickness insurance for farmers (Gesetz über die Krankenversicherung der Landwirte) of 10 August 1972.

2. Laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the following legal insurance systems: (a) pension insurance for manual workers: - law concerning social insurance (Reichsversicherungsordnung) of 19 July 1911 (mainly fourth volume), with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- law concerning insurance for craftsmen (Handwerkerversicherungsgesetz) of 8 September 1960, in the version of 15 September 1969;

(b) pension insurance for clerical staff: - law concerning insurance for clerical staff (Angestelltenversicherungsgesetz) of 20 December 1911, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

(c) pension insurance for miners: - law concerning miners (Reichsknappschaftsgesetz) of 23 June 1923, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- regulation concerning face workers (Hauerarbeiten-Verordnung) of 4 March 1958;

- regulation concerning work assimilated to permanent underground work in the framework of the pension insurance for miners (assimilation regulation) of 24 May 1968;

(d) pension insurance for works in the iron and steel industry in the Saarland: - law concerning the complementary insurance for workers in the iron and steel industry (Hüttenknappschaftliches Zusatzversicherungs-Gesetz) of 22 December 1971.

3. Laws, regulations and administrative provisions governing the legal accident insurance - accidents at work and occupational diseases: - law concerning social insurance (Reichsversicherungsordnung) of 19 July 1911 (mainly third volume), with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- seventh regulation concerning occupational diseases (Siebente Berufskrankheiten-Verordnung) of 20 June 1968.

4. Laws, regulations and administrative provisions governing the unemployment insurance: - law on the provision of employment (Arbeitsförderungsgesetz) of 25 June 1969, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version.

5. Laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the grant of family allowances (allowances for children paid to the workers): - law concerning allowances for children (Bundeskindergeldgesetz) of 14 April 1964, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version.

II. Schemes referred to in Article 4 (2) of the Regulation by virtue of which the employer is responsible for providing certain benefits

1. Medical assistance for which the ship owner is responsible in case of sickness of crew members on board or in a foreign country: - law concerning mariners (Seemannsgesetz) of 26 July 1957, in the applicable version.

2. Benefits for which the employer is responsible in case of sickness of the insured person in a foreign country: - § 221 of the law concerning social insurance (Reichsversicherungsordnung).

III. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

None.

IV. Benefits referred to in Articles 77 and 78 of the Regulation

1. Benefits referred to in Article 77 of the Regulation: (a) increases or supplements for children to:

pensions in the case of invalidity preventing the exercise of the profession (Berufsunfähigkeit),

pensions in the case of invalidity preventing the exercise of any lucrative activity (Erwerbsunfähigkeit),

and old age pensions: - law concerning social insurance (Reichsversicherungsordnung) of 19 July 1911, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- law concerning insurance for clerical staff (Angestelltenversicherungsgesetz) of 20 December 1911, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- law concerning miners (Reichsknappschaftsgesetz) of 23 June 1923, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

(b) children's allowances, including supplementary children's allowances, paid to children of pensioners: - law concerning children's allowances (Bundeskindergeldgesetz) of 14 April 1964, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version.

2. Benefits referred to in Article 78 of the Regulation: (a) orphans' pensions by virtue of the legal pension insurances: - law concerning social insurance (Reichsversicherungsordnung) of 19 July 1911, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- law concerning insurance for clerical staff (Angestelltenversicherungsgesetz) of 20 December 1911, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

- law concerning miners (Reichsknappschaftsgesetz) of 23 June 1923, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version;

(b) children's allowances paid to orphans: - law concerning children's allowances (Bundeskindergeldgesetz) of 14 April 1964, with amendments and supplements, in the applicable version.

The laws, regulations and administrative provisions quoted above were in force on 1 October 1972, with the exception of the legislation referred to under IV 1 (b) concerning children's allowances, including supplementary children's allowances, which entered into force on 1 January 1979.

D. FRENCH REPUBLIC

A. UNDER ARTICLE 4 (1) AND (2) OF THE REGULATION

I. General scheme for employed persons or persons treated as such in non-agricultural occupations

Legislation applicable in metropolitan France concerning: (a) general organization of social security, volume I of the social security code (code de la sécurité sociale);

social security disputes (volume II of the social security code);

(b) general provisions governing the social insurance scheme : insurance covering sickness, maternity, invalidity, old age, death (volume III of the social security code);

(c) allowance for elderly employed persons and allowance for women with children (mères de famille) (volume VII of the social security code);

(d) accidents at work and occupational diseases: I. laws of 9 April 1898, 3 April 1942, 2 September 1954 and all the laws granting allowances or increases to the victims of accidents at work which occurred or occupational diseases which were certified on or before 31 December 1946;

II. legislation on the prevention of and compensation for accidents at work and occupational diseases: - volume IV of the social security code (applicable to accidents on or after 1 January 1947);

- decree No 46-2959 of 31 December 1946, as amended, on the application of the provisions of volume IV of the social security code, including the tables of occupational diseases;

(e) family benefits except the allowances mentioned in Annex I (volume V of the social security code);

(f) voluntary insurance legislation: - sickness/maternity insurance under the general scheme (ordonnance No 67-709 of 21 August 1967).

II. Scheme applicable to employed persons and persons treated as such in agricultural occupations

(a) legislation on the organization of the farmer's mutual society, as regards employed persons and persons treated as such (rural code (code rural) - volume VII - title II - Articles 1001 to 1023);

disputes (rural code - volume VII - title II - chapter V);

(b) legislation on agricultural social insurance : insurance covering sickness, maternity, invalidity, old age, death (rural code - volume VII - title II - chapter II);

(c) special provisions relating to the departments of Haut-Rhin, Bas-Rhin and Moselle (rural code - volume VII - title V);

(d) allowance to elderly employed persons and allowance to women with children (mères de famille);

(e) legislation on compensation for accidents at work, risks and occupational diseases in agriculture, and the legislation increasing pensions (rural code - volume VII - title III - chapters I and II);

(f) legislation on family benefits except the allowances mentioned in Annex I (rural code - volume VII - title II - chapter III);

(g) legislation on voluntary sickness/maternity insurance (ordonnance No 67-709 of 21 August 1967).

III. Special schemes

(a) Special schemes laid down in Article L 3 of the social security code and in Article 61 of decree No 46-1378 of 8 June 1946: 1. State services, departments, offices and public establishments;

2. the departments, and communes;

3. public establishments of a non-industrial and non-commercial nature in departments and communes;

(officials and employees on the permanent staff of the bodies mentioned in 1, 2 and 3 above are only included in the declaration to the extent that they come under social security schemes);

4. mines and establishments treated as such;

5. the Société nationale des chemins de fer français (French railways);

6. secondary railways and tramways, and the Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP, the Paris transport authority);

7. the gas and electrical industries;

8. the Compagnie générale des eaux (water board);

9. the Bank of France;

10. the Comédie française;

11. the Opéra and the Opéra comique;

12. the clerks and other employees of notaries.

(b) Social security scheme for French mariners employed in commerce, in fishing and on pleasure craft, managed by the National Institute for Disabled Mariners (Établissement national des invalides de la marine).

The legislation is that relating to the branches of social security covering: - sickness and maternity benefits,

- invalidity benefits, including those intended for the improvement or maintenance of the capacity to work,

- old-age benefits,

- benefits for accidents at work,

- survivors' benefits (invalidity, old age and accidents at work),

- death grants,

- family benefits under the general social security scheme.

IV. Unemployment benefits

(a) Public aid scheme resulting from the provisions of ordonnance No 67-580 of 13 July 1967 and of the decree of 25 September 1967, as amended.

(b) Unemployment insurance scheme set up by the national collective agreement of 31 December 1958 approved pursuant to ordonnance No 59-129 of 7 January 1959 and extended by ordonnance No 67-580 of 13 July 1967.

(c) As regards employed persons and persons treated as such in agricultural occupations: (i) the public aid allowance;

(ii) additional unemployment insurance, applying only to employed persons in professional agricultural bodies (ordonnance No 67-580 of 13 July 1967).

V. Legislation applicable in the overseas departments

(Social security code (code de la sécurité sociale volume XI))

The provisions of volume XI of the social security code apply in the departments of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique and Reunion to all persons covered by the general social security legislation, including persons in agricultural occupations. - Organization and resources (title I)

- Disputes (title II)

- Social insurance (title III)

- Accidents at work (title IV)

- Family benefits (title V)

- Miscellaneous schemes (title VI)

- Allowance for elderly employed persons (title VII).

B. UNDER ARTICLE 50 OF THE REGULATION (MINIMUM BENEFITS FOR INVALIDITY, OLD AGE AND SURVIVORS)

1. General scheme

- Old-age pensions (pensions de vieillesse) under the general scheme raised at the age of 65 (or at the time of lump sum payment) to the amount of the minimum benefit, without any conditions as to means.

This minimum also applies: - in the event of incapacity to work certified between the ages of 60 and 65,

- to the holders of a deportee's or internee's card;

- Old-age pensions (rentes de vieillesse) under the general scheme raised at the age of 65 (or at the time of lump sum payment) to the amount of the minimum benefit, depending on means;

- Reversionary pensions (pensions de réversion) raised to the minimum at the time of lump sum payment, without any conditions as to means.

2. Agricultural scheme

Certain old age and invalidity benefits may not be below a minimum sum fixed by decree: - old-age pensions (pensions de vieillesse);

- old-age pensions (rentes de vieillesse);

- reversionary pensions (pensions de réversion).

3. Special social security scheme for mariners

The minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation, provided by the special social security scheme for mariners, are those laid down for the general social security scheme.

C. UNDER ARTICLES 77 AND 78 OF THE REGULATION (BENEFITS FOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN OF PENSIONERS AND FOR ORPHANS)

I. Article 77 - pensioners

1. General scheme:

pensioners receive the family allowances referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2).

2. Agricultural scheme:

persons receiving pensions for old age, invalidity or an accident at work or occupational disease receive the family allowances referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2).

3. Miners' scheme: (a) family allowances;

(b) allowances for the dependent children of pensioners (Article 171 of the decree of 27 November 1946).

4. Mariners' scheme:

family allowances referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2).

II. Article 78 - orphans

1. General scheme: (a) family allowances;

(b) orphan's allowance (social security code (code de la sécurité sociale) volume V - title II - chapter V. 2).

2. Agricultural scheme: (a) family allowances;

(b) orphan's allowance.

3. Miners' scheme:

grant of an orphan's pension (Article 164 of the decree of 27 November 1946).

4. Mariners' scheme:

temporary orphan's pension of 10 % out of the mariners' pension fund (Caisse de retraite des marins).

5. Special provisions for the overseas departments:

(social security code - volume V - title II - chapter V. 2 - Article L 543 - 9).

E. IRELAND

1. Legislation and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2) of the Regulation

(a) Sickness and maternity benefits:

the provisions of the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972 and of the regulations made thereunder, relating to disability benefit, maternity benefit and treatment benefit;

the provisions of the Health Acts 1947 to 1970 and of the regulations made thereunder.

(b) Invalidity benefits:

the provisions of the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972 and of the regulations made thereunder, relating to invalidity pension.

(c) Old-age benefits:

the provisions of the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972 and of the regulations made thereunder, relating to old-age (contributory) pension and retirement pension.

(d) Survivors' benefits:

the provisions of the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972 and of the regulations made thereunder, relating to widows' (contributory) pension and orphans' (contributory) allowance.

(e) Benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases:

the provisions of the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972 and of the regulations made thereunder, relating to occupational injuries benefit;

the provisions of the Health Acts 1947 to 1970 and of the regulations made thereunder.

(f) Death grants:

the provisions of the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972 and of the regulations made thereunder, relating to death grant.

(g) Unemployment benefits:

the provisions of the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972 and of the regulations made thereunder, relating to unemployment benefit.

(h) Family benefits:

the provisions of the Social Welfare (Children's Allowances) Acts 1944 to 1970 and of the regulations made thereunder.

The Regulation shall apply to the above legislation from and including 1 April 1973.

2. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

None.

3. Benefits referred to in Article 77 of the Regulation

Children's allowances under the Social Welfare (Children's Allowances) Acts 1944 to 1970 payable to persons in receipt of retirement pension, old-age (contributory) pension, invalidity pension, disablement pension, or pension by way of death benefit under the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972, and increases of retirement pension, of old-age (contributory) pension and of invalidity pension in respect of qualified children under the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972.

4. Benefits referred to in Article 78 of the Regulation

Children's allowances under the Social Welfare (Children's Allowances) Acts 1944 to 1970 payable in respect of orphans or in respect of children for whom increases of widows' (contributory) pension are payable under the Social Welfare Acts 1952 to 1972, and orphans' (contributory) allowance and increases of widows' (contributory) pension payable in respect of qualified children under the latter Acts.

F. ITALIAN REPUBLIC

I. Legislation and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2) of the Regulation

1. Sickness and maternity benefits (Article 4 (1) (a)): (i) laws, regulations and administrative provisions governing the general compulsory scheme for employed persons (sickness, maternity, death);

(ii) laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning special schemes for certain categories of employed persons (sickness, maternity, death), including the scheme instituted for the staff of public bodies, administered by the National Welfare and Assistance Office for the Staff of Public Bodies (Ente nazionale di previdenza e assistenza per i dipendenti degli enti di diritto pubblico (ENPDEDP));

(iii) laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the tuberculosis insurance for employed persons;

(iv) laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the sickness insurance for the special categories of self-employed persons who qualify for the benefits of the general insurance of invalidity, old age and survivors for employed persons (agricultural workers, tenant farmers, craftsmen, small traders and small-scale fishermen).

2. Invalidity, old-age and survivors' benefits (Article 4 (1) (b), (c) and (d)): (i) laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the general insurance of invalidity, old age and survivors for employed persons;

(ii) laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the special schemes for certain categories of employed persons;

(iii) laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the extension to the self-employed persons mentioned under I (1) (iv) of the benefits of the general insurance of invalidity, old age and survivors for employed persons.

3. Benefits for accidents at work and occupational diseases (Article 4 (1) (e)):

laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases (including mariners and certain categories of self-employed persons).

4. Unemployment benefits:

laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the unemployment insurance.

5. Family allowances:

laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the family allowances for employed persons and for certain categories of self-employed persons.

II. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

Laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning the minimum invalidity, old-age and survivors' pensions for employed persons insured under general and under special schemes, and the minimum pensions laid down for the self-employed persons referred to under I (2) (iii).

III. Benefits referred to in Article 77 of the Regulation

Supplements for children laid down in the laws referred to under the heading "Invalidity, old-age and survivors' benefits", where the pensions are for invalidity or old age.

IV. Benefits referred to in Article 78 of the Regulation

Pensions and supplements for orphans laid down in the laws mentioned under the heading "Invalidity, old-age and survivors' benefits".

G. GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG

1. Legislation and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2) of the Regulation

(a) Sickness and maternity benefits: I. scheme for manual workers:

volumes I and IV of the social insurance code (code des assurances sociales);

II. scheme for officials and clerical staff: - law concerning sickness insurance for officials and clerical staff (loi concernant l'assurance-maladie des fonctionnaires et employés) of 29 August 1951 (amended);

- Article 9 of the law concerning the admission of self-employed professional persons to the pension fund for privately employed clerical staff (loi concernant l'admission des travailleurs intellectuels indépendants à la caisse de pension des employés privés) of 23 May 1964.

(b) Invalidity benefits: I. scheme for manual workers:

volumes III and IV of the social insurance code;

II. scheme for privately employed clerical staff: - law concerning the admission of self-employed professional persons to the employed clerical staff (loi ayant pour objet la réforme de l'assurance pensions des employés privés) of 29 August 1951 (amended);

- law concerning the admission of self-employed professional persons to the pension fund for privately employed clerical staff, of 23 May 1964.

III. schemes for manual workers and privately employed clerical staff:

law coordinating pension schemes (loi ayant pour objet la coordination des régimes de pension) of 16 December 1963 (amended).

(c) Old-age benefits: I. scheme for manual workers:

volumes III and IV of the social insurance code;

II. scheme for privately employed clerical staff: - law dealing with the reorganization of pension insurance for privately employed clerical staff, of 29 August 1951 (amended);

- law concerning the admission of self-employed professional persons to the penson fund for privately employed clerical staff, of 23 May 1964;

III. schemes for manual workers and privately employed clerical staff:

law coordinating pension schemes, of 16 December 1963 (amended).

(d) Survivors' benefits: I. scheme for manual workers:

volumes III and IV of the social insurance code;

II. scheme for privately employed clerical staff: - law dealing with the reorganization of pension insurance for privately employed clerical staff, of 29 August 1951 (amended);

- law on the admission of self-employed professional persons to the pension fund for privately employed clerical staff, of 23 May 1964.

III. schemes for manual workers and privately employed clerical staff:

law coordinating pension schemes, of 16 December 1963 (amended).

(e) Unemployment benefits:

amended law of 30 June 1976 on the: 1. setting up of an unemployment fund;

2. establishment of rules governing the granting of allowances for the fully unemployed.

(f) Family benefits:

law on family benefits (loi concernant les prestations familiales) of 29 April 1964 (amended), with the exception of the provisions concerning birth allowances.

2. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

The minimum pension provided for in the laws referred to under "Invalidity benefits" and under "Old-age benefits".

3. Benefits referred to in Article 77 of the Regulation

- Supplementary allowances for children provided for in the laws referred to under "Invalidity benefits" and "Old-age benefits".

- Family allowances provided for in the law referred to under "Family benefits".

4. Benefits referred to in Article 78 of the Regulation

- Pensions for orphans and supplementary allowances for children provided for in the laws referred to under "Survivors' benefits".

- Family allowances provided for in the law referred to under "Family benefits".

H. KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS

1. Legislation and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2) of the Regulation

(a) Sickness and maternity benefits: - law of 5 June 1913 (Staatsblad 204) on sickness insurance for workers (Ziektewet), as since amended;

- law of 15 October 1964 (Staatsblad 392) on sickness fund insurance (Ziekenfondswet);

- law of 14 December 1967 (Staatsblad 655) on general insurance against special sickness costs (Algemene Wet Bijzondere Ziektekosten);

- law of 7 June 1972 (Staatsblad 313) on the measures provided for on behalf of servicemen and persons regarded as such against the financial consequences of disablement (Wet arbeidsongeschiktheidsvoorziening militairen).

(b) Invalidity benefits: - law of 18 February 1966 (Staatsblad 84) on disablement insurance (Wet op de arbeidsongeschiktheidsverzekering), as since amended;

- law of 7 June 1972 (Staatsblad 313) on the measures provided for on behalf of servicemen and persons regarded as such against the financial consequences of disablement (Wet arbeidsongeschiktheidsvoorziening militairen);

- law of 11 December 1975 (Staatsblad 674) establishing a general disablement insurance (Algemene Arbeidsongeschiktheidswet).

(c) Old-age and survivors' benefits: - law of 31 May 1956 (Staatsblad 281) on a general old-age insurance (Algemene Ouderdomswet), as since amended;

- law of 9 April 1959 (Staatsblad 139) on a general insurance for widows and orphans (Algemene Weduwen- en Wezenwet), as since amended;

- pension scheme of the mutual fund for the miners in the Limburg hard coal mines (Algemeen Mijnwerkersfonds).

(d) Unemployment benefits: - law of 9 September 1949 (Staatsblad J 423) on compulsory insurance of workers against the financial consequences of involuntary unemployment (Werkloosheidswet), as since amended;

- law of 10 December 1964 (Staatsblad 485) laying down rules concerning public allowances to unemployed workers (Wet Werkloosheidsvoorziening), as since amended.

(e) Family benefits: - law of 26 April 1962 (Staatsblad 160) establishing legal provisions for general insurance, compulsory and covering the whole population, for family allowances (Algemene Kinderbijslagwet), as since amended.

2. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

None.

3. Benefits referred to in Article 77 of the Regulation

- Family allowances provided for in the Law of 26 April 1962 (Algemene Kinderbijslagwet).

4. Benefits referred to in Article 78 of the Regulation

- Pensions for orphans provided for in the Law of 9 April 1959 (Algemene Weduwen- en Wezenwet).

- Family allowances for those in receipt of a widows' pension laid down in the law of 26 April 1962 (Algemene Kinderbijslagwet).

I. UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

I. Legislation (1) and schemes referred to in Article 4 (1) and (2) of the Regulation

1. UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND (a) Sickness, invalidity, maternity, old age, unemployment and survivors' benefits, death grants, attendance allowance and benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases, including survivors' benefits: - Social Security Act 1975 of 20 March 1975 (excluding Section 37) and amending legislation;

- Social Security (Northern Ireland) Act 1975 of 20 March 1975 (excluding Section 37) and amending legislation;

- Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Act 1975 of 20 March 1975;

- Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Northern Ireland Old Cases) Act 1975 of 20 March 1975;

(b) Benefits in kind (health care): - National Health Service Acts 1946 to 1973 and amending legislation;

- National Health Service (Scotland) Acts 1947 to 1973 and amending legislation;

- Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 of 14 August 1972;

(c) Family benefits: - Child Benefit Act 1975 of 7 August 1975 (excluding section 19) and amending legislation;

- Child Benefit (Northern Ireland) Order 1975 of 17 September 1975 (excluding Article 21) and amending legislation.

2. GIBRALTAR (a) Maternity grants, old age and survivors' benefits, guardians' allowance and death grants: - Social Insurance Ordinance of 15 July 1955 and amending legislation;

(1) This includes subordinate legislation made under the listed Acts and Ordinances.

(b) Old-age and unemployment benefits: - Non-contributory Social Insurance Benefit and Unemployment Insurance Ordinance of 3 October 1955 and amending legislation ; the Elderly Persons (non-contributory) Pensions Ordinance of 15 November 1973 and amending legislation;

(c) Benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases, including survivors' benefits: - Employment Injuries Insurance Ordinance of 7 July 1952 and amending legislation;

(d) Benefits in kind (health care): - Medical and Health Ordinance of 29 March 1973 and Group Practice Medical Scheme Ordinance of 23 May 1973, and amending legislation;

(e) Family benefits: - Family Allowances Ordinance of 5 June 1959 and amending legislation.

II. Minimum benefits referred to in Article 50 of the Regulation

None.

III. Benefits referred to in Articles 77 and 78 of the Regulation

1. UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Family allowances ; child dependency allowances paid to pensioners ; guardian's allowance ; child's special allowance.

2. GIBRALTAR

Family allowances ; child dependency allowances paid to pensioners ; guardian's allowance.

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