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PROTOCOL TO THE EUROPEAN INTERIM AGREEMENT

ON SOCIAL SECURITY OTHER THAN SCHEMES

FOR OLD AGE, INVALIDITY AND SURVIVORS



The governments signatory hereto, being members of the Council of Europe,



Having regard to the provisions of the European Interim Agreement on Social Security other than Schemes for Old Age, Invalidity and Survivors, signed at Paris on the 11th day of December 1953 (hereinafter referred to as "the principal Agreement");



Having regard to the provisions of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees signed at Geneva on 28 July 1951 (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention");



Being desirous of extending the provisions of the principal Agreement so as to apply to refugees as defined in the Convention,



Have agreed as follows:



Article 1



For the purposes of this Protocol the term "refugee" shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Article 1 of the Convention, provided that each Contracting Party shall make a declaration at the time of signature or ratification hereof or accession hereto, specifying which of the meanings set out in paragraph B of Article 1 of the Convention it applies for the purpose of its obligations under this Protocol, unless such Party has already made such a declaration at the time of its signature or ratification of the Convention.



Article 2



The provisions of the principal Agreement shall apply to refugees under the same conditions as they apply to the nationals of the Contracting Parties thereto, provided that Article 3 of that Agreement shall apply to refugees only in cases where the Contracting Parties to the agreements to which that article refers have ratified this Protocol or acceded thereto.



Article 3



1. This Protocol shall be open to the signature of the members of the Council of Europe who have signed the principal Agreement. It shall be ratified.



2. Any State which has acceded to the principal Agreement may accede to this Protocol.



3. This Protocol shall come into force on the first day of the month following the date of deposit of the second instrument of ratification.



4. As regards any signatory ratifying subsequently, or any acceding State, the Protocol shall come into force on the first day of the month following the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or accession.



5. Instruments of ratification and accession shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, who shall notify the members of the Council, acceding States and the Director General of the International Labour Office of the names of those who have ratified or acceded.



In witness whereof, the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto, have signed this Protocol.



Done at Paris, this 11th day of December 1953, in the English and French languages, both texts being equally authoritative, in a single copy which shall remain in the archives of the Council of Europe and of which the Secretary General shall send certified copies to each of the signatories and to the Director General of the International Labour Office.





ANNEXES TO THE EUROPEAN INTERIM AGREEMENT ON SOCIAL

SECURITY OTHER THAN SCHEMES FOR OLD AGE,

INVALIDITY AND SURVIVORS



Updated as of 10 October 2000



Annex I



Social Security Schemes to which the Agreement applies



Belgium



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Sickness and invalidity insurance: schemes for employed persons and for self-employed persons.



b. Compensation for damage resulting from employment injuries.



c. Unemployment insurance.





d. Family benefits: schemes for employed persons and for self-employed persons.



All the above-mentioned schemes are of a contributory nature.



Cyprus



Social Insurance Law and the Regulations made thereunder which establish a scheme providing unemployment benefit, sickness and maternity benefits (cash benefits), death grant and benefits in respect of personal injury by industrial accidents and prescribed diseases.



The scheme is of a contributory nature.



Czech Republic



Schemes regulated by laws which relate to:



a) sickness insurance



b) health insurance



c) state social support (child allowance, parental allowance, death grant)



d) employment

relationship, concerning employers obligation to compensate for occupational injuries and diseases



e) employment, concerning material security of employment seekers.Schemes under letters a), b) and e) are contributory, those under letters c) and d) are non-contributory.



Denmark



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Daily cash benefits in the event of sickness, maternity and adoption.



b. Insurance against industrial injuries and occupational diseases.



c. Unemployment insurance.



d. Various medical services.



e. Family allowances.



All these schemes are of a non-contributory nature, except b. and c. which are of a contributory nature.



France



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. The organisation of social security.



b. General provisions governing the social insurance system applicable to insured persons in non-agricultural employment.



c. Social insurance provisions applicable to employed persons, and persons treated as employed persons, in agricultural employment.



d. Family benefits.e. Provisions for the prevention of, and compensation for, employment injuries.



f. Special social security schemes.





g. The granting of unemployment allowances.



h. Law No. 76-1287 of 31 December 1976, published in the Official Gazette of the French Republic on 1 January 1977, relating to the situation with regard to the social security of French workers seconded or expatriated abroad.



i. Law No. 80-471 of 27 June 1980, published in the Official Gazette of the French Republic of 28 June 1980, extending the social protection of French nationals abroad.



j. Law No. 84-604 of 13 July 1984, published in the Official Gazette of the French Republic of 14 July 1984, adopting various measures relating to the improvement of the social protection of French nationals abroad.



All the above schemes except those listed under g. are of a contributory nature.



Germany



Laws and regulations relating to:a. Sickness insurance (sickness, maternity, death grants).b. Insurance against employment injuries (including work accident compensation for prisoners).c. Unemployment insurance and assistance.d. Family allowances.

All the above schemes except those covering family allowances and unemployment assistance are of a contributory nature.



Greece



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Social insurance, including unemployment insurance.



b. Special pension schemes for certain categories of workers.



These schemes are of a contributory nature.



c. The abolition of the direct contribution of farmers to the Agricultural workers insurance Institution (Legislative Decree No. 4575/1966).



d. The system of family allowances applicable to employed persons (Legislative Decree No. 3868/1959 and Regulations).



e. Social Insurance for agricultural workers (Law 4169/1961, Legislative Decrees and Regulations).



Iceland



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. i. Sickness insurance.



ii. Sickness benefits, daily allowances.



iii. Maternity and death grants.



b. Accident insurance.



c. Unemployment insurance.



d. Family allowances.



All the above schemes except that listed under d. are of a contributory nature.



Ireland



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Disability, maternity benefits.



b. Unemployment benefit and assistance.



c. Intermittent unemployment insurance.



d. Death grant.



e. Occupational injuries and diseases.



f. Family allowances.



g. The diagnosis, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.



h. The grant of allowances to persons suffering from infectious diseases.



i. Maternity and child welfare medical schemes.



j. The school medical service.



k. Maternity cash grants.



The schemes listed under f., g., h., i., j. and k. are non-contributory as also is unemployment assistance of b. above. The others are contributory (The scheme mentioned under d. imposes an obligation on employers with no State contribution).



Italy



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Sickness benefits, including tuberculosis and maternity.



b. Compulsory insurance against employment injuries.



c. Benefits for the unemployed.



d. Special compulsory insurance schemes for certain categories of employees.



e. Family benefits.



The scheme mentioned under c. above and the sickness insurance schemes for landowning farmers, "mtayers", tenant farmers, artisans and fishermen (independent workers) included among the special schemes mentioned under d. above are partly of a contributory nature and partly non-contributory. All other schemes are contributory.



Lithuania



Lithuanian laws and regulations relating to:



a. sickness benefits;



b. maternity (paternity) benefits;



c. unemployment benefits;



d. death grants;



e. family allowances.



The schemes listed under a., c., are of a contributory nature, the schemes listed under b., d., are mixed, while the scheme listed under e. is of a non-contributory nature.



Luxembourg



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Sickness insurance (sickness, maternity and death).



b. Employment injury and occupational diseases insurance.



c. Unemployment benefits.



d. Family benefits.The above schemes, with the exception of birth grants, are of a contributory character.



Netherlands



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Health insurance (benefits in cash and in kind, maternity).



b. Family allowances.



c. Unemployment insurance and assistance.



The above-mentioned schemes are of a contributory nature, with the exception of unemployment assistance.



Norway



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Sickness, maternity and death grants under the National Insurance Act of 17 June 1966.



b. The Act on insurance against occupational injuries of 12 December 1958 (applicable in the case of injuries having occurred before 1 January 1971).



c. Occupational injuries under the National Insurance Act of 17 June 1966 (applicable in the case of injuries occurring after 1 January 1971).



d. Special Supplement to benefits from the National Insurance Schemes under the Act of 19 June 1969.



e. Compensation Supplement to benefits from the National Insurance Scheme under the Act of 19 December 1969.



f. Unemployment insurance under the National Insurance Act of 17 June 1966.g. Family allowances under the Act of 24 October 1946.



The schemes listed under a., b., c. and f. are contributory and the schemes listed under d., e. and g. are non-contributory.



Portugal



Laws and regulations on:



a. benefits in respect of sickness.



b. benefits in respect of maternity.



c. Death grants.



d. benefits in respect of employment injury.



e. benefits in respect of unemployment.



f. Family allowances.



g. special schemes for specific ranks of workers, insofar as they relate to the benefits mentioned in the sub-paragraphs here-above.



h. the remedy for damages due to labour accidents.



All these schemes are contributory.



Spain



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Sickness, maternity, death benefits.



b. Family allowances.



c. Ordinary unemployment benefits.



d. Occupational injuries and diseases benefits.



All the above schemes are of a contributory nature.



Sweden



Laws and regulations relating to:



a. Sickness insurance.



b. Insurance against industrial accidents and occupational diseases.



c. Unemployment insurance and unemployment assistance.



d. Common family allowances.e. Maternity grants.



f. Various medical services.The schemes listed under b. and the unemployment insurance scheme listed under c. are of a contributory nature. The scheme listed under a., the unemployment assistance scheme listed under c. and the schemes listed under d., e. and f. are non-contributory.



Turkey



a. The Social Insurance legislation in force applying to employed persons, excluding small businessmen and artisans and other self-employed persons and excluding agricultural workers other than those employed in forestry works and those employed on wages in public or private agricultural works and those employed in such works which are related to agricultural crafts or carried out at agricultural work places without being considered as agricultural works and those employed in parks, gardens or plant nurseries or in similar works at such work places which are not considered as agricultural work places:



i. Sickness insurance



ii. Maternity insurance



iii. Industrial accidents insurance



iv. Occupational diseases insurance



b. The legislation pertaining to the special regime applying to the Social Insurance Funds which have been taken into the scope of the social insurance system and which, as a minimum requirement, are charged with the application of the above legislation.



The above schemes are contributory.



United Kingdom



Laws and regulations concerning Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man:



a. Establishing insurance schemes in respect of unemployment, sickness and death and of the confinement of women.



b. Establishing insurance schemes in respect of personal injury caused by industrial accident and of prescribed diseases and injuries due to employment.



c. Establishing the schemes of family allowances.



d. Establishing the national health services.



e. Establishing the supplementary benefits scheme.



f. Relating to the obsolete schemes of workmens compensation for industrial accidents and diseases insofar as they continue to have effect.



The schemes listed under a. and b. are of a contributory nature. Those listed under c., d. and e. are of a non-contributory nature.





Annex II



Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements to which

the Agreement applies



Belgium



a. Convention between Belgium and the Netherlands regarding insurance against occupational accidents, dated 9 February 1921.



b. Convention between Belgium and the Netherlands regarding the application of the legislation of the two countries as regards social insurance, dated 29 August 1947.



c. General Convention between Belgium and France on social security, dated 17 January 1948.



d. General Convention between Belgium and Italy on social security, dated 30 April 1948.



e. General Convention between Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on social security, dated 3 December 1949.



f. Multilateral Convention on social security concluded by the Brussels Treaty Powers on 7 November 1949.



g. Agreement on the social security of Rhine boatmen, dated 27 July 1950, revised on 13 February 1961.



h. Convention between Belgium, France and Italy on social security, dated 19 January 1951.



i. Convention on social security between His Majesty the King of the Belgians and Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, signed at Brussels on 20 May 1957.



j. General Convention between Belgium and Greece on social security signed at Athens on 1 April 1958 (entry into force: 1 January 1961), and revised by the Convention dated 27 September 1967.



k. (i) General Convention on social security between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Federal Republic of Germany, Supplementary Agreements and Final Protocol, signed at Bonn on 7 December 1957 (entry into force: 9 November 1963, with retroactive effect from 1 January 1959).



(ii) Supplementary Protocol to the General Convention on social security, to the third Supplementary Agreement and to the Final Protocol, signed at Bonn, on 10 November 1960 (entry into force: 9 November 1963, with retroactive effect from 1 January 1959).



l. General Convention on social security between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Republic of Turkey, signed at Brussels on 4 July 1966 (entry into force: 1 May 1968), revised by the Convention of 2 February 1981.



m. General Convention on social security between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Republic of Portugal, dated 14 September 1970 (entry into force: 1 May 1973).



n. Convention between Belgium and Luxembourg dated 3 December 1949, revised by the Convention dated 16 November 1959.



Cyprus



a. Agreement on Social Insurance between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus, dated 6 October 1969.



b. Agreement on Social Security between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government of the Hellenic Republic, dated 1 July 1979.



Czech Republic



In accordance with Article 8 of the Agreement, the Czech Republic notifies that this Agreement shall apply to bilateral and multilateral agreements (in respect of its Annex II):



a. General Convention on Social Security between the Czechoslovak Republic and the Republic of France signed on 12 October 1948 with Supplementary agreement in revised version of 17 October 1967.



b. Agreement between the Czech. Republic and the Republic of Cyprus on Social Security signed on 19 January 1999 (entry into force: 1 March 2000).



c. Agreement between the Czech. Republic and Republic of Lithuania on Social Security signed on 27 January 1999 (entry into force: 1 August 2000).



Denmark



a. Convention between Denmark and the Netherlands regarding accident insurance, dated 23 October 1926.



b. Convention between Denmark and France on social security, dated 30 June 1951, with Protocol.



c. Convention between Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany on social security, dated 14 August 1953, with Final Protocol and Supplementary Agreement.



d. Convention between Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden on social security, dated 15 September 1955, with Additional Protocol. Revised on 5 March 1981 (in force as of 1 January 1982).



e. Convention on social security between Denmark and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, dated 27 August 1959.



f. Agreement between Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany dated 1 August 1959, relating to unemployment insurance.



g. Convention between Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden concerning the crediting of qualification periods in connection with the right to benefits for those insured against unemployment, dated 28 June 1976, in force as of 1 July 1976.



h. Convention on social security between Denmark and Turkey, dated 22 January 1976, in force as of 1 February 1978.



France



a. General Convention between France and Belgium on social security, dated 17 January 1948.



b. General Convention between France and Italy to co-ordinate the application of French social security legislation and of Italian social insurance and family benefits legislation to the nationals of the two countries, dated 31 March 1948.



c. General Convention between France and the United Kingdom on social security, signed on 10 July 1956.



d. General Convention between France and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on social security, dated 12 November 1949.



e. General Convention between France and the Netherlands on social security, dated 7 January 1950.



f. General Convention between France and the Federal Republic of Germany on social security, dated 10 July 1950.



g. Multilateral Convention on social security concluded by the Brussels Treaty Powers on 7 November 1949.



h. General Convention between France and Denmark on social security, dated 30 June 1951.



i. Convention between France, Italy and the Saar to extend and co-ordinate the application to nationals of the three countries of French social security legislation and Italian and Saar legislation on social insurance and family benefits, dated 27 November 1952.



j. Convention between France, Belgium and Italy to extend and co-ordinate the application to nationals of the three countries of Belgian and French social security legislation and of Italian legislation on social insurance and family benefits, dated 19 January 1951.



k. General Convention between France and Norway on social security, signed on 30 September 1954 and in force as from 1 July 1956.



l. General Convention between France and Greece on social security, signed on 19 April 1958 and in force since 1 May 1959.



Germany



a. General Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany and France on social security, dated 10 July 1950, which entered into force on 1 January 1952.



b. Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kingdom of the Netherlands on social insurance, dated 29 March 1951, which entered into force on 1 November 1952.



c. Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Italy on social insurance, dated 5 May 1953, which entered into force on 1 April 1954.



d. Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kingdom of Denmark on social insurance, dated 14 August 1953, which entered into force on 1 November 1954.



e. Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and Great Britain, dated 20 April 1960, relating to social security, which entered into force on 1 August 1961.



f. Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and Great Britain, dated 20 April 1960, relating to unemployment insurance, which entered into force on 1 September 1961.



g. Germano-Belgian General Agreement dated 7 December 1957 on social security (including the Supplementary Agreements and the Final Protocol of the same date, as well as the Protocol of 10 November 1960), which entered into force on 9 November 1963 with effect from 1 January 1959.



h. Revised Agreement of 13 February 1961 on social security for Rhine boatmen, which entered into force for the Federal Republic of Germany on 1 February 1970.



i. Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kingdom of Greece on social security, dated 25 April 1961, which entered into force on 1 November 1966, as amended and completed by the Convention dated 21 March 1967.



j. Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kingdom of Greece on unemployment insurance, dated 31 May 1961, which entered into force on 1 August 1963.



k. Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Turkey on social security, dated 30 April 1964, which entered into force on 1 November 1965.



l. Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Portugal on social security, dated 6 November 1964.



m. Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kingdom of Sweden on social security, dated 27 February 1976.



n. Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kingdom of Sweden on benefits to unemployed, dated 28 June 1976.



Greece



a. General Convention between Greece and Belgium on social security, signed on 1 April 1958.



b. General Convention between Greece and France on social security, signed on 19 April 1958.



c. Convention between Greece and the Federal Republic of Germany on social security, dated on 25 April 1961.



d. Convention between Greece and the Federal Republic of Germany on unemployed insurance, signed on 31 May 1961.



e. Agreement on social security between Greece and the Netherlands, signed on 13 September 1966, concerning unemployment benefits.



f. Agreement on social security between Greece and Cyprus, signed on 2 March 1978, concerning unemployment benefits.



g. Agreement on social security between Greece and Sweden, signed on 5 May 1978, concerning unemployment benefits.



Iceland



Convention between Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, on social security, dated 15 September 1955, with the exception of Article 7 and 8.



Ireland



a. Agreement on social security of 29 March 1960 between Ireland and the United Kingdom.



b. Agreement relating to insurance and workmens compensation between the Minister for Social Welfare and the Northern Ireland Ministry of Labour and National Insurance of 22 July 1964.



c. Agreement on social security of 28 February 1966 between Ireland and the United Kingdom.



d. Agreement on social security of 3 October 1968 between Ireland and the United Kingdom.



e. Agreement on social security of 14 September 1971 between Ireland and the United Kingdom.



Italy



a. General Convention between Italy and France to co-ordinate the application of French social security legislation and of Italian social insurance and family benefits legislation to the nationals of the two countries, dated 31 March 1948.



b. General Convention between Italy and Belgium on social insurance, dated 30 April 1948.



c. Convention between Belgium, France and Italy to extend and co-ordinate the application of Belgian and French social security legislation and Italian social insurance and family benefits legislation to the nationals of the three countries, dated 19 January 1951.



d. General Convention between the Republic of Italy and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on social security, dated 29 May 1951.



e. Convention on social insurance between the Republic of Italy and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, dated 28 November 1951.



f. General Convention between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Italy on social insurance, dated 18 October 1952.



g. Convention between the Republic of Italy and the Federal Republic of Germany on social insurance, dated 5 May 1953.



h. Convention between the Republic of Italy and the Kingdom of Sweden on social security, dated 25 September 1979.



i. Convention between the Republic of Italy and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on social insurance in Italy and in Northern Ireland, dated 29 January 1957.



j. Convention between Italy, France and the Saar to extend and co-ordinate the application to the nationals of all three countries of French social security legislation and Italian and Saar legislation on social security and family benefits, dated 27 November 1952.



k. Convention between the Republic of Italy and the Kingdom of Norway on social security, dated 12 June 1959.



Luxembourg



a. General Convention between the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and France on social security, dated 12 November 1949.



b. General Convention between the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Belgium on social security, dated 3 December 1949.



c. General Convention between the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Netherlands on social security, dated 8 July 1950.



d. Multilateral Convention on social security concluded by the Brussels Treaty Powers on 7 November 1949.



e. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, dated 13 October 1953.



f. General Convention between the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Italian Republic on social security, dated 29 May 1951.



g. Convention on social security between the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Portugal of 12 February 1965, with the exception of Article 3, paragraph 2, and special Protocol of 12 February 1965, in the wording of the supplementary agreements of 5 June 1972 and 20 May 1977.



Netherlands



a. Convention between the Netherlands and Belgium concerning insurance against occupational accidents, dated 9 February 1921.



b. Convention between the Netherlands and Norway concerning reciprocity of treatment with regard to the insurance of industrial workers and seamen, dated 9 January 1925.



c. Convention between the Netherlands and Denmark concerning accident insurance, dated 23 October 1926.



d. Convention between the Netherlands and Belgium concerning the application of the legislation of the two countries as regards social insurance, dated 29 August 1947, as amended by the Convention of 4 November 1957 revising the Convention of 29 August 1947.



e. General Convention between the Netherlands and France on social security, dated 7 January 1950.



f. Convention between the Netherlands and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on social security, dated 8 July 1950.



g. Convention between the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany on social insurance, dated 29 March 1951.



h. Multilateral Convention on social security concluded by the Brussels Treaty Powers on 7 November 1949.



i. Agreement on social security for Rhine boatmen, dated 27 January 1950, replaced by the Convention on social security for Rhine boatmen, dated 13 February 1961 (entered into force on 1 February 1970).



j. General Convention between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Italy on social insurance, dated 28 October 1952.



k. Convention between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom on social security, dated 11 August 1954.



l. Convention between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Turkey on social security and Protocol of signature, dated 5 April 1966 (entry into force on 1 February 1968), as amended by the Convention of 4 September 1980 revising the Convention of 5 April 1966.



m. Convention between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of Greece on social security, dated 13 September 1966 (entered into force on 1 July 1970).



n. Convention on social security between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Portugal, dated 19 July 1979 (entered into force on 1 January 1981).



o. Convention on social security between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of Sweden, dated 2 July 1982 (entered into force on 1 March 1983).



Norway



a. Convention between Norway and the Netherlands concerning reciprocity of treatment with regard to the insurance of industrial workers and seamen of 9 January 1925.



b. Convention between Norway and France on social security of 30 September 1954, in force as of 1 July 1956.



c. Convention between Norway and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of 25 July 1957, in force as of 1 April 1958.



d. Convention between Norway and Italy on social security of 12 June 1959, in force as of 1 February 1962.



e. Convention between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden concerning the crediting of qualification periods etc., in connection with the rights to benefits for those insured against unemployment of 28 June 1976, in force as of 1 July 1976.



f. Convention between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden on social security of 5 March 1981, in force as of 1 January 1982. Administrative Agreement of 25 October 1982.



g. Convention between Norway and the Republic of Turkey of 20 July 1978, in force as of 1 June 1981. Administrative Agreement of 30 July 1981.



h. Convention between Norway and the Republic of Portugal on social security of 5 June 1980, in force as of 1 September 1981. Administrative Agreement of 15 December 1980.



i. Convention between Norway and the Republic of Greece on social security of 12 June 1980, in force as of 1 June 1983. Administrative Agreement of 12 December 1980.



j. Nordic Agreement between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden on benefits in case of unemployment, of 12 November 1985.



Portugal



a. General Convention between Portugal and Belgium on social security and Protocol of 14 September 1970.



b. General Convention between Portugal and France on social security of 29 July 1971 in the wording of the supplementary agreements of 7 February 1977 and 1 October 1979, and the General Protocol of 29 July 1971.



c. Convention between Portugal and the Federal Republic of Germany on social security of 6 November 1964, in the amended version of 30 September 1974.



d. Convention between Portugal and Luxembourg on social security of 12 February 1965, excluding Article 3, paragraph 2, and Special Protocol of 12 February 1965 in the wording of the supplementary agreements of 5 June 1972 and 20 May 1977.



e. Convention between Portugal and the Netherlands on social security and Final Protocol of 19 July 1979.



f. Convention between Portugal and Sweden on social security of 25 October 1978.



g. Convention between Portugal and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on social security and Protocol concerning medical treatment of 15 November 1978.



h. Convention between Portugal and Norway on social security and Protocol thereto of 5 June 1980.



i. Convention on social security between Portugal and Spain, signed on 11 June 1969.



Spain



a. Convention between Spain and the Federal Republic of Germany on social security, and Final Protocol, dated 4 December 1973.



Convention between Spain and the Federal Republic of Germany, complementary to the Convention of 4 December 1973, dated 17 December 1975.



b. General Convention between Spain and Belgium on social security, dated 28 November 1956, and Convention revising the former, dated 10 October 1967.



c. General Convention between Spain and France on social security and Protocol, dated 31 October 1974.



d. Convention between Spain and Italy on social security, dated 30 October 1979.



e. Convention between Spain and Luxembourg on social security, and Special Protocol, dated 8 May 1969.



Complementary Agreements, dated 27 June 1975 and 29 March 1978.



f. Convention between Spain and the Kingdom of the Netherlands on social security and Final Protocol, dated 5 February 1974.



g. General Convention between Spain and Portugal on social security, dated 11 June 1969, and Complementary Agreement, dated 7 May 1973.



h. Convention between Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on social security, dated 13 September 1974.



i. Convention between Spain and Sweden on social security, dated 4 February 1983.



Sweden



a. Convention between Sweden and Denmark concerning unemployment insurance, dated 31 May 1946.



b. Convention between Sweden and Norway concerning the reciprocal recognition of unemployment insurance contributions, dated 18 December 1948.



c. Convention between Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway on social security, dated 15 September 1955, and Protocol.



d. Convention between Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Norway concerning the transfer of members of an insurance scheme in one of the signatory countries to an insurance scheme in another of these countries and sickness benefits for temporary residents in one of the above-mentioned countries, dated 19 December 1956.



e. Convention between Sweden and Italy on social security, dated 25 May 1955.



f. Convention between Sweden and the United Kingdom on social security, dated 9 June 1956.



Turkey



a. Convention on social security between Turkey and the United Kingdom signed on 9 September 1959 and entered into force on 1 June 1961.



b. Convention on social security between Turkey and the Federal Republic of Germany, signed on 30 April 1964 and entered into force on 1 November 1965.



c. Convention on social security between Turkey and the Netherlands, signed on 5 April 1966 and entered into force on 1 February 1968.



d. Convention on social security between Turkey and Belgium, signed on 4 July 1966 and entered into force on 1 May 1968.



e. Convention on social security between Turkey and France, signed on 20 January 1972 and entered into force on 1 August 1973.



f. Convention on social security between Turkey and Denmark, signed on 22 January 1976 and entered into force on 1 February 1978.



g. Convention on social security between Turkey and Sweden, signed on 30 June 1978 and entered into force on 1 May 1981.



h. Convention on social security between Turkey and Norway, signed on 20 July 1978 and entered into force on 1 June 1981.



United Kingdom



a. Convention on social security and Protocol concerning benefits in kind between the United Kingdom and Belgium, which was signed in Brussels on 20 May 1957.



b. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and Cyprus, which was signed in Nicosia on 6 October 1969.



c. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and Denmark, which was signed in London on 27 August 1959.



d. Convention on social security (with Protocols) between the United Kingdom and France, which was signed in Paris on 10 July 1956.



e. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and the Federal Republic of Germany, which was signed in Bonn on 20 April 1960.



f. Agreement on social security between the United Kingdom and the Irish Republic, which was signed in Dublin on 28 February 1966.



g. Agreement on social security between the United Kingdom and the Irish Republic, which was signed in Dublin on 3 October 1968.



h. Agreement on social security between the United Kingdom and the Irish Republic, which was signed in London on 14 September 1971.



i. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which was signed in London on 13 October 1953.



j. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, which was signed at The Hague on 11 August 1954.



k. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and Norway, which was signed in London on 25 July 1957.



l. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and Portugal, which was signed in London on 15 November 1978.



m. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and Sweden, which was signed in Stockholm on 9 June 1956.



n. Convention on social security between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Turkey, which was signed in Ankara on 9 September 1959.





Annex III



Reservations to the Agreement formulated by

the Contracting Parties



1. The Government of France has formulated the following reservations:



a. The inclusion of family benefits within the field of application of the Agreement shall in no way prejudice the right of the French legislation on maternity benefits to reserve these benefits to parents whose children are of French nationality at birth or acquire that nationality within a period of three months, so long as it makes no distinction based on the nationality of the parents.



b. The provisions of the Agreement shall not apply to the Law No. 76-1287 of 31 December 1976, published in the Official Gazette of the French Republic on 1 January 1977, relating to the situation with regard to the social security of French workers seconded or expatriated abroad.



c. The provisions of the Agreement shall not apply to the Law No. 80-471 of 27 June 1980, published in the Official Gazette of the French Republic on 28 June 1980, extending the social protection of French nationals abroad.



d. The provisions of the Agreement shall not apply to the Law No. 84-604 of 13 July 1984, published in the Official Gazette of the French Republic on 14 July 1984, adopting various measures relating to the improvement of the social protection of French nationals abroad.



2. The Government of Italy has formulated the following reservations:



a. The provisions of the Agreement in the field of medical care are applicable to nationals of member States under the conditions laid down by Act No. 33 of 29 February 1980 and successive consolidating provisions.



b. The provisions of the Conventions mentioned in Annex II are applicable as regards medical care, exclusively to workers who are nationals of Contracting States and members of their families.



3. The Government of Luxembourg has formulated the following reservation:



The Luxembourg Government reserves the right not to apply the provisions of this Agreement to the system of birth allowances.



4. The Government of Norway has formulated the following reservations:



a. The provisions of the Agreement and Protocol shall not apply to the Convention on social security between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden of 5 March 1981, in force as of 1 January 1982.



b. The provisions of the Agreement and Protocol shall not apply to the Convention on social security between Norway and the Republic of Portugal of 5 June 1980, in force as of 1 September 1981.



c. Concerning seamen on Norwegian ships in foreign trade, the "European Interim Agreement on Social Security other than Schemes for Old-Age, Invalidity and Survivors", and the additional Protocol, dated 11 December 1953, shall apply to the "Agreement between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden, relating to rules for crediting qualifying periods etc., in connection with the right to daily cash benefit for unemployed insured persons" and the Final Protocol dated 28 June 1976, only in cases where the persons in question are nationals of Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland or Sweden, or are permanently residing in one of these countries.





d. The "European Interim Agreement on Social Security other than Schemes for Old-Age, Invalidity and Survivors" shall not apply to the "Agreement between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden, relating to rules for crediting qualifying periods etc., in connection with the right to daily cash benefit for unemployed insured persons", Article 3, third subsection.



e. Concerning seamen on Norwegian ships in foreign trade, the "European Interim Agreement on Social Security other than Schemes for Old-Age, Invalidity and Survivors", and the additional Protocol, dated 11 December 1953, shall apply to the "Nordic Agreement on Benefits in case of unemployment" between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden, dated 12 November 1985, only in cases where the persons in question are nationals of Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland or Sweden, or are permanently residing in one of these countries.



f. Concerning persons working abroad - including on ships under foreign flag, the "European Interim Agreement on Social Security other than Schemes for Old-Age, Invalidity and Survivors", and the additional Protocol, dated 11 December 1953, shall apply to the "Nordic Agreement on Benefits in case of unemployment" between Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden, dated 12 November 1985, only in cases when it is decided by national legislation.



5. The Government of the United Kingdom has formulated the following reservation:



Under the scheme of family allowances in Northern Ireland, nationals of other Contracting Parties will be treated as if they were United Kingdom nationals but they will not be treated as if they were born in the United Kingdom.







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