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Original name: likums "Par valsts sociālo apdrosināsanu"
Name: Law on State Social Insurance.
Country: Latvia
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-10-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation provided by ISSA, 14 p. (PDF 465KB)
ISN: LVA-1997-L-59891
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation provided by ISSA, 14 p. PDF 465KB PDF 465KB
Unofficial English translation (as amended) Unofficial English translation (as amended) Translation and Terminology Centre (Valsts valodas centrs), Latvia, 19 p. PDF PDF (consulted on 2009-09-28)
Laws on-line in Latvian Laws on-line in Latvian Latvijas Vestnesis, Latvia PDF in Latvian as amended to 22 November 2017 PDF in Latvian as amended to 22 November 2017 (consulted on 2011-02-14)
Abstract/Citation: Makes provision for social insurance. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-4) contains general provisions. Aim of social insurance is to insure risk of insured individuals' or their dependants' loss of income arising from sickness, disability, maternity, unemployment, old age, loss of working capabilities, as well as from work injuries and occupational diseases. Part 2 (s. 5-6) deals with insured individuals. Part 3 (s. 7-11) provides for insurance resources and procedures for their usage. Part 4 (s. 12-19) regulates compulsory contributions; Part 5 (s. 20-23) calculation of compulsory contributions. Part 6 (s. 24-26) deals with administration of compulsory state social insurance.
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