The Palestinian Law by Decree no 19 of the Year 2016 regarding Social Security

The Palestinian Law by Decree no 19 of the Year 2016 regarding Social Security.

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The Palestinian Law by Decree no 19 of the Year 2016 regarding Social Security

The Palestinian Law by Decree no 19 of the Year 2016 regarding Social Security was ratified by President Mahmoud Abbas on 29/09/2016 and published in the Palestinian official bulletin on 20/10/2016. This law aims to establish a social security system that will benefit persons not eligible for the existing public pension system and other pension laws. The social security system is to be administered by the social security corporation, established for this purpose in accordance with the law.

In the document below you can find information regarding this law by decree, including:

  • Social insurances covered by the law.
  • Persons covered by the law.
  • Information about contributions.
  • Statue of severance pay and other benefits of wage workers upon social insurance law implementation.
  • Details about the three social insurances starting immediately and related benefits (old age benefit, natural full or partial disability benefit, natural death benefit - survivor's benefit, work injuries insurance, and maternity insurance).  
For the information booklet, please click on the document below: 

Information about the Palestinian social security law.pdf
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