Jordan - Government Profile

Jordan: The Social Security Law - Law no.(19) for the year 2001 (Draft)

This Law provides for the establishment of the General Social Security Institution which should provide social insurance for all workers under sixteen with certain exceptions (seafarers, domestic servants, agricultural workers). The major chapters in the Law are the following: Labour Injuries and Occupational Diseases, Old Age, Disability and Death Benefits. Four lists are appended to the text: List of Occupational Diseases, List of Labour Injuries, List of sums due for the inclusion of past services, and List of shares in pensions or compensations.