The President of the Republic of Guatemala approved the agreement number 1366 of the Board of Directors of the Guatemalan Institute for Social Security by means of the Governmental Agreement number 232-2016. Said Agreements were published on the Official Gazette on December 22, 2016 and have come into force as of December 23, 2016.
Article 54 of the "Rules of Procedure for Cash Benefits" (Agreement 468 of the Board of Directors of the Guatemalan Institute for Social Security) has been amended by the approval of Agreement number 1366. Such article determines the new fee for daily allowance for temporal disability.
As per the amendment, daily allowance may not be less than Q.12.00. If the daily base salary is less than Q.12.00, the allowance shall be equal to 100% of the amount corresponding to the daily base salary. Additionally, daily allowance for temporal disability may not exceed Q.120.00. Such limit must not apply for pre or post-natal allowance.