Social Insurance Law
AMIRI DECREE-LAW NO. 8/1980 WITH RESPECT TO AWARD OF INCREMENTS TO PENSIONERS AND BENEFICIARIES THEREOF*
We, Essa bin Sulman Al Khalifa, Amir of the State of Bahrain, After referring to the Constitution; And to Amiri Order No. 4/1975; And to Law No. 13/1975 with respect to organisation of retirement pensions for civil servants and Government employees and amendments thereof; And to Law No. 11/1976 with respect to organisation of retirement pensions for officers and servicemen of the Bahrain Defence Force and Public Security and amendments thereof; And to Law No. 24/1976 with respect to Social Insurance and amendments thereof; And to Prime Ministerial Edict No. 12/1979 with respect to Family Allowance Scheme; And after the submission of the Minister of Finance and National Economy and the Minister for Labour and Social Affairs; And after the approval of the Council of Ministers; HEREBY DECREE :
Pensions which are payable by virtue of the application of Law No. 13/1975, Law No. 11/1976 and Amiri Decree-Law No. 24/1976 shall be raised according to the following:
even if the increments mentioned in these two clauses shall result in exceeding the maximum determined for a pension in any of the aforesaid laws.
The increment stipulated in the second clause shall not be less than the sum of BD. 7.500 for the pensioner, the beneficiary or in respect of the total pensions of beneficiaries thereof.
The sum of one fils shall be rounded up to become 100 fils.
The payment of the increment mentioned in the foregoing article shall not prejudice the Family Allowance Scheme determined in accordance with the above-mentioned Prime Ministerial Edict No. 12/1979
The funds established in accordance with the laws mentioned in Article 1 shall be responsible for the individual increments herein provided for.
The Minister for Finance and National Economy and the Minister for Labour and Social Affairs shall implement this Law, which shall come into effect as from 1st February 1980 and shall be published in the Official Gazette.
Essa bin Sulman Al Khalifa Amir of the State of Bahrain
Issued at Rifaa Palace on 4th Rabie Al Thani, 1400 Hijra corresponding to 28th February 1980
* Published in the Official Gazette No. 1372 dated 28 February 1980.