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Name: Social Security Act, 1987. (Act No. 11)
Country: Seychelles
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-12-31
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1988-01-01, Vol. XIII, No. 1, Su, p. 157-182 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM)
ISN: SYC-1987-L-4492
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=4492&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1988-01-01, Vol. XIII, No. 1, Su, p. 157-182 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM)
Laws of Seychelles, revised edition 1991, Government printer, Seychelles (DOC.NORMES;INFORM)
Social Security Act, 1987 (as amended up to Act 22 of 1994), and Regulations Social Security Act, 1987 (as amended up to Act 22 of 1994), and Regulations Second Edition 1996, Ministry of Finance and Communications, Seychelles PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2007-01-17)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to revise and consolidate the law relating to social security; to repeal the Social Security Decree 1979; and for connected purposes. This Act revises and consolidates the law relating to social security; it repeals the Social Security Decree 1979. Definitions are contained in Part I, and the persons who are liable to pay contributions or entitled to benefits are indicated in Part II. Part III sets forth the description of benefits provided (sickness, maternity, employment injury, invalidity, disablement, survivor's, funeral, dependent's, orphan's and abandoned child's benefits, as well as retirement pensions) and the conditions for receiving them. Parts IV to VIII deal respectively with the determination of claims, administration and finance, collection and recovery, offences and penalties, and miscellaneous. The Act provides for the establishment of the Social Security Fund, which is subject to inspection (ss. 26-29), and a medical board (s. 30 and attached Schedule).
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