Law no. 8/2016, of 1 April

This amendment to the Portuguese Labour Code came into force on 2 April 2016 and produced the effect of restoring the national holidays of Corpus Christi; Establishment of the Republic on 5 October; All Saints' Day on 1 November and  the  Restoration  of Independence on 1 December.

Ministerial Order no. 67/2006, of 1 April

Considering the life expectancy growth at 65 years, the age to access retirement pension in 2017, changes from 66 years to 66 years and 3 months. The pensions’ sustainability factor attributed to the beneficiaries’ pension by retirement, required prior to the established 66 years and 3 months, is 0,8666. The sustainability factor applicable to permanent disability pensions and temporary disability pensions, conferred for a period of up to 20 years and converted in retirement pension in 2016, is 0,9349.