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  1. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-230-N of 6 December 2017 "On State Benefits". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | ARM-2017-L-106938

    Repeals Chapter II (Evaluation of family vulnerability). Makes minor wording changes in Article 6 (Granting state benefit), Article 13 (Right to family benefit and reason for granting), Article 16 (Right to social benefit and reason for granting), Article 22 (Right to trimester urgent assistance and the procedure of granting thereof). Also supplements articles 13, 15, 16, 17 with new parts.

  2. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No.HO-245-N of 15 December 2016 "On compensation for injuries to health of military servants defending the Republic of Armenia". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-09 | ARM-2016-L-104560

    This law aims to implement a special system ensuring provision of compensations to military servants for injuries they got defending the Republic of Armenia, participating in battles, during military duty on the front line or carrying out a special task. Sets general provisions, describes, inter alia, beneficiaries, compensation cases, reasons for payment thereof, the payer, the amounts of compensations, conditions and procedure of payment, peculiarities of payment in case of declaring military servants as missing, the procedure of identification of persons who have right to compensation. Chapter III introduces the concept of "stamp fee" which establishes a mandatory payment to state budget to provide for the compensation to military servants, also, inter alia, the amounts of the "stamp fee", as well as the categories of payers. Chapter IV establishes the Foundation for the compensation for the injuries to life or health of military servants, with a detailed insight to the status, functions, competencies, financial resources, expenditures, resource management, management bodies, Board of Trustees. The transitional provisions implements the electronic system of production of stamps.

  3. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law HO-193-N of 16 December 2015 to Amend and Supplement the Law on Refugees and Asylum. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-09 | ARM-2015-L-101980

    Rephrases part 5 of article 7 (Asylum for family and reunion of family) supplementing it with part 6; also changes the wording of article 8 (Asylum seekers and refugees with special needs), articles 14 (Terms of life sustenance), 32 (RA state authorities competent in asylum issues), 34 (Competencies of migration authority) supplementing it with new sub-paragraphs 8.1, 8.2, also part 1 of article 35 (Competencies of authority of national security), articles 36, 37, 38 concerning the competencies of state bodies and law enforcement bodies, articles 46 (Request for an asylum), 50 (Guarantees for asylum seekers with special needs), 51 (Interview), 53 (Procedures of termination and suspension of the status of refugee), 59 (Double submission of the application for an asylum).
    Adds new article 16.1 (Right to free of charge juridical support), also a new paragraph to part 1 of article 9 (Not returning back (not "refouler")), new paragraph to article 24 (Right to asylum), new part 4 to article 31 (Ensuring of rights of asylum seekers and refugees by stat and non-governmental bodies), new paragraph to article 47 (Application for an asylum); also supplements the law with new article 52.1 (Accelerated procedure of granting an asylum).
    Also introduces minor changes to articles 1, 11, 12, 25, 42, 45, 49, 52, 55, 56, 61.
    Part 2 of article 14 enters into force on 1 January 2016.

  4. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-231-N of 17 December 2014 "On Social Assistance", as amended to 6 December 2017. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | ARM-2014-L-106939

    Chapter 1. General provisions
    Chapter 2. Social services and providing thereof
    Chapter 3. Right to social assistance, purpose and general principles thereof
    Chapter 4. State regulation of social assistance
    Chapter 5. Provision of social assistance, rights and duties of persons who receive social assistance
    Chapter 6. Data bases of social assistance and sources of financing social assistance
    Chapter 7. System of integrated social services, social cooperation and local social projects
    Chapter 8. Social work and specialists of social work
    Chapter 9. Remuneration of workers of regional bodies, funds of promotion and development of social protection field
    Chapter 10. Final provisions.
    Repeals the previous law No. HO-207-N of 24 October 2005 "On Social Assistance".

  5. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-67-N of 21 June 2014 to Amend the Law on Cumulative Pensions. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | ARM-2014-L-98157

    Introduces a new text of the previous Law of 2014.
    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Payers of social contributions and payment thereof
    Chapter III: Cumulative contribution procedure and management of cumulative component
    Chapter IV: Pension secret
    Chapter V: Manager of pension fund
    Chapter VI: Custody of pension fund assets
    Chapter VII: Selection of compulsory pension fund
    Chapter VIII: Investment of assets of compulsory pension funds
    Chapter IX: Service fees
    Chapter X: Guaranty for reimbursement of cumulative contributions and procedure thereof
    Chapter XI: Payment of cumulative pensions
    Chapter XII: Inheritance of pension fund shares and annuities
    Chapter XIII: Voluntary cumulative pension component
    Chapter XIV: Liability for the violation of this law.
    Appendix: Methodology of clarification of the total sum of social payments of participants taking into account inflation.
    Repeals the previous Law No. HO-13-N of 15 May 2014 to Amend the Law on Cumulative Pensions.

  6. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-1-N of 4 February 2014 on Social Guarantees for Persons Holding Public Positions, as amended to 1 December 2014. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | ARM-2014-L-98170

    Article I: Object of regulation of this law
    Article II: Pension insurance and other social guarantees for person holding public position
    Article III: Social guarantees for family members of person holding public position in case of death (decease) of the latter
    Article IV: Right to choose pension
    Article V: Procedure of calculation of pension of family member of person holding public position
    Article VI: Right to pension of person holding public position, his/her family members
    Article VII: Payment of funeral benefit
    Article VIII: Entry into force of this law
    Article IX: Transitional provisions.

    Repeals the Law No. HO-236-N of 9 October 2001 "On social protection of family members of the President of the Republic, National Assembly deputies, the Prime Minister, the government members, the members of the Constitutional Court, the President of Supervisory Chamber and judges in case of their decease or total loss of working capacity while performing their official duties".

  7. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-25-N amending the previous Law on social assistance to the military and their families.

    Adoption: 2006-12-25 | Date of entry into force: 2007-02-03 | ARM-2006-L-77248

    Amends article 15 of the previous law by extending the application of the law to the participants of the Second World War and other wars outside of the territory of the Republic of Armenia. Introduces minor changes in articles 30, 32 and 34 of the previous law.

  8. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-18-N amending the previous Law on Social assistance.

    Adoption: 2006-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2007-02-04 | ARM-2006-L-77241

    Modifies article 16 of the previous law by approving the statute of regional bodies responsible for providing of social assistance services. It also defines the professional criteria required for persons employed by such a regional body.

  9. Armenia - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Charity Regulation Act of 8 October 2002 (Text No. 1151).

    Adoption: 2002-10-08 | Date of entry into force: 2002-11-14 | ARM-2002-L-69372


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