Ordinance no. 71/2019, of February 28, was published, establishing the amounts of the extraordinary supplement for pensions of disability and old age of the Social Security system.

This Ordinance covers pensions under the special scheme for agricultural activities, non-contributory schemes and similar schemes and transitional schemes for agricultural workers, as well as retirement pensions, retirement pensions and survivors' pensions under the convergent social protection scheme.

The following aspects and amendments are noteworthy:

Extraordinary supplement values for minimum pension disability and old age starting from January 1, 2019

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the general social security scheme:

  • Euro 7.61 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension value corresponding to a contribution career that is inferior to 15 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate;
  • Euro 19.11 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career from 15 up to 20 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate;
  • Euro 17.99 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career from 21 up to 30 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate; and
  • Euro 14.99 Euros for pensioners who receive a minimum pension value corresponding to a contribution career of more than 30 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the special scheme for agricultural activities: Euro 8.43.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the non-contributory scheme, those treated as non-contributory schemes and transitional schemes for agricultural workers: Euro 10.02.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the convergent social protection scheme:

  • Euro 8.30 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a length of service from 5 to 12 years;
  • Euro 7.90 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to length of service of more than 12 and up to 18 years;
  • Euro 19.20 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 18 and up to 24 years;
  • Euro 17.91 Euros for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to length of service of more than 24 up to 30 years;
  • Euro 13.97 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 30 years.

Extraordinary supplement values for minimum invalidity and old-age pensions starting between January 1 and December 31, 2018

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the general social security scheme:

  • Euro 5.92 Euros for pensioners who receive a minimum pension value corresponding to a contribution career that is inferior to 15 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate;
  • Euro 13.63 Euros for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career from 15 up to 20 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate;
  • Euro 12.97 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career from 21 up to 30 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate; and
  • Euro 11.22 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career of more than 30 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the special scheme for agricultural activities: Euro 6.40.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the non-contributory scheme, those treated as non-contributory schemes and transitional schemes for agricultural workers: Euro 7.33.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the convergent social protection scheme:

  • Euro 6.32 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a length of service from 5 up to 12 years;
  • Euro 6.09 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 12 up to 18 years;
  • Euro 13.68 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 18 up to 24 years;
  • Euro 12.93 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 24 up to 30 years;
  • Euro 10.62 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a period of service of more than 30 years.

Extraordinary supplement values for minimum invalidity and old-age pensions starting between January 1 and December 31, 2017

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the general social security scheme:

  • Euro 4.68 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension value corresponding to a contribution career that is inferior to 15 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate;
  • Euro 8.62 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career from 15 up to 20 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate;
  • Euro 8.48 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career from 21 up to 30 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate; and
  • Euro 8.10 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a contribution career of more than 30 calendar years relevant to the pension formation rate.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the special scheme for agricultural activities: Euro 4.79.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the non-contributory scheme, those treated as non-contributory schemes and transitional schemes for agricultural workers: Euro 4.99.

Extraordinary supplement for minimum pensions to be granted to pensioners under the convergent social protection scheme:

  • Euro 4.77 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension amount corresponding to a length of service of 5 to 12 years;
  • Euro 4.72 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 12 up to 18 years;
  • Euro 8.63 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 18 up to 24 years;
  • Euro 8.47 for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 24 up to 30 years;
  • Euro 7.97 Euros for pensioners who receive a minimum pension corresponding to a length of service of more than 30 years.

Production of effects

This Ordinance is considered effective as from January 1, 2019.