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The Social Security (Norway) Order 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Modification of the Social Security Act 1975

  4. 3.Modification of the Child Benefit Act 1975

  5. 4.Revocation and variation of Orders

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      CONVENTION ON SOCIAL SECURITY BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY

      1. The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and...

      2. Having established reciprocity in the field of social security by...

      3. Desiring to extend and modify the scope of that reciprocity...

      4. Having included reciprocal provisions in relation to medical treatment in...

      5. Have agreed as follows:

      6. PART I general provisions

        1. ARTICLE 1

          1. 1.For the purpose of this Convention: (a) “legislation” means, in...

          2. 2.Other words and expressions which are used in this Convention...

          3. 3.The present Convention applies also to the Isle of Man...

        2. ARTICLE 2

          1. 1.The provisions of this Convention shall apply:

          2. 2.Subject to the provisions of paragraphs (3), (4) and (5)...

          3. 3.This Convention shall apply, unless the Parties agree otherwise, only...

          4. 4.This Convention shall apply to any legislation which relates to...

          5. 5.This Convention shall not apply to legislation on social security...

        3. ARTICLE 3

          1. A person subject to the legislation of one Party who...

        4. ARTICLE 4

          1. 1.Subject to the provisions of paragraph (4) of this Article...

          2. 2.For the purpose of paragraph (1) of this Article, “benefit...

          3. 3.Where, under the legislation of one Party, an increase of...

          4. 4.The provisions of paragraph (1) of this Article shall not...

      7. PART II provisions which determine the legislation applicable

        1. ARTICLE 5

          1. 1.Subject to the following provisions of this Article and the...

          2. 2.Where a person is self-employed in the territory of both...

          3. 3.For the purposes of the provisions of paragraph (2) of...

          4. 4.The insurance liability of persons who are not gainfully occupied...

        2. ARTICLE 6

          1. 1.Where a person insured under the legislation of one Party,...

          2. 2.Non-employed family members accompanying a worker covered by the provisions...

          3. 3.Where a person is gainfully occupied in the United Kingdom...

          4. 4.Where a person ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom is...

          5. 5.Where a person ordinarily resident in Norway is employed in...

          6. 6.Where a person is ordinarily resident in the territory of...

          7. 7.(a) The provisions of Articles 11 to 14 and 21...

          8. 8.A person travelling in the course of his employment, in...

          9. 9.The provisions of paragraphs (4), (5), (6), (7) and (8)...

          10. 10.The following provisions shall apply to any person employed as...

        3. ARTICLE 7

          1. 1.Subject to the provisions of paragraphs (2), (3) and (4)...

          2. 2.Subject to the provisions of paragraphs (3) and (4) of...

          3. 3.Where a person who is ordinarily resident in the territory...

          4. 4.Where a person who is not normally employed at sea...

        4. ARTICLE 8

          1. 1.This Convention shall not apply to established members of the...

          2. 2.Subject to the provisions of paragraph (1) of this Article,...

          3. 3.Subject to the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) of...

          4. 4.Subject to the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) of...

          5. 5.Non-employed family members accompanying a worker covered by the provisions...

        5. ARTICLE 9

          1. The competent authorities of the two Parties may agree to...

      8. PART III special provisions

        1. Section 1 special provisions relating to the application of the legislation of the united kingdom and norway

          1. ARTICLE 10

            1. 1.For the purpose of determining entitlement under the legislation of...

            2. 2.For the purpose of determining entitlement under the legislation of...

            3. 3.For the purpose of determining entitlement under the legislation of...

            4. 4.For the purpose of calculating an earnings factor for determining...

            5. 5.For the purpose of converting insurance periods completed under the...

            6. 6.For the purpose of converting to an insurance period any...

            7. 7.For the purpose of calculating under the legislation of Norway...

            8. 8.Where it is not possible to determine accurately the periods...

            9. 9.For the purpose of calculating the appropriate contribution factor to...

            10. 10.For the purpose of converting to an insurance period, any...

        2. Section 2 special provisions relating to persons on the continental shelf

          1. ARTICLE 11

            1. For the purpose of applying the provisions of Articles 24...

        3. Section 3 sickness and maternity benefits

          1. ARTICLE 12

            1. 1.Where a person has, since his last arrival in the...

            2. 2.Where the legislation of one Party applies to a person...

            3. 3.Where a person would be entitled to receive sickness benefit...

            4. 4.For the purpose of applying the provisions of this Article...

          2. ARTICLE 13

            1. 1.For the purpose of any claim for maternity allowance made...

            2. 2.Where the legislation of one Party applies to a person...

            3. 3.Where a person would be entitled to receive maternity allowance...

          3. ARTICLE 14

            1. Where, but for the provisions of this Article, a person...

        4. Section 4 unemployment benefit

          1. ARTICLE 15

            1. 1.Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this Article,...

            2. 2.For the purpose of ascertaining whether a person has completed...

            3. 3.Where a person claims unemployment benefit under the legislation of...

        5. Section 5 invalidity pension

          1. ARTICLE 16

            1. 1.Where a person has been insured under the legislation of...

            2. 2.For the purpose of determining entitlement to:

            3. 3.Where a person would be entitled to receive for the...

            4. 4.Where the amount of the invalidity pension payable under the...

            5. 5.With regard to the reduction of the pension point years...

            6. 6.Where an invalidity pension is payable under the legislation of...

        6. Section 6 old age pension and survivors' benefit

          1. ARTICLE 17

            1. 1.Where a person is entitled to a basic old age...

            2. 2.For the purpose of determining entitlement to:

          2. ARTICLE 18

            1. 1.Where a person is not entitled to an old age...

            2. 2.In accordance with the provisions of Article 10 of this...

            3. 3.Subject to the provisions of paragraph (6) of this Article,...

            4. 4.For the purposes of the calculation in paragraphs (2) and...

            5. 5.For the purpose of applying the provisions of paragraph (2)...

            6. 6.For the purpose of applying the provisions of this Article...

            7. 7.Where a compulsory insurance period completed under the legislation of...

          3. ARTICLE 19

            1. Where a person does not simultaneously satisfy the conditions for...

          4. ARTICLE 20

            1. 1.The provisions contained in Articles 17 to 19 of this...

            2. 2.Where a person is entitled to basic survivors' pension under...

            3. 3.Where a person would be entitled to receive basic survivors'...

            4. 4.A survivors' pension payable under Norwegian legislation shall be converted...

        7. Section 7 benefits for industrial injuries and diseases

          1. ARTICLE 21

            1. 1.Where the legislation of one Party applies to a person...

            2. 2.Where a person sustains an accident after he leaves the...

            3. 3.For the purpose of applying paragraph (2) of this Article...

            4. 4.Where because of a death resulting from an industrial accident...

          2. ARTICLE 22

            1. 1.Where a person contracts an industrial disease, after having been...

            2. 2.Where a person has suffered an aggravation of an industrial...

          3. ARTICLE 23

            1. Where a person would otherwise have been entitled to any...

        8. Section 8 death grant under the legislation of jersey and norway

          1. ARTICLE 24

            1. For the purpose of any claim for death grant under...

          2. ARTICLE 25

            1. 1.Subject to the provisions of Article 24 where a person...

            2. 2.Where there would be entitlement to death grant under the...

        9. Section 9 orphan’s benefit

          1. ARTICLE 26

            1. 1.For the purpose of any claim for orphan’s benefit under...

            2. 2.Where orphan’s benefit would be payable to a person under...

            3. 3.Where, but for the provisions of this paragraph, a person...

        10. Section 10 child benefit

          1. ARTICLE 27

            1. 1.Where a person is resident in the territory of one...

            2. 2.Where, but for the provisions of this paragraph, child benefit...

        11. Section 11 attendance benefit

          1. ARTICLE 28

            1. For the purpose of any claim for attendance benefit under...

        12. Section 12 recovery of advance payments and overpayments of benefit

          1. ARTICLE 29

            1. 1.Where a competent institution of one Party has made a...

            2. 2.Where a person has received social assistance under the legislation...

      9. PART IV miscellaneous provisions

        1. ARTICLE 30

          1. 1.The competent authorities of the two Parties shall establish the...

          2. 2.The competent authorities of the two Parties shall communicate to...

          3. 3.The competent authorities, insurance authorities or competent institutions of the...

        2. ARTICLE 31

          1. 1.The competent authorities, insurance authorities and competent institutions of the...

          2. 2.Where any benefit is payable under the legislation of one...

          3. 3.Where a person who is in the territory of one...

        3. ARTICLE 32

          1. 1.Where the legislation of one Party provides that any certificate...

          2. 2.All statements, documents and certificates of any kind required to...

        4. ARTICLE 33

          1. Where any certificate, document or written statement of any kind...

        5. ARTICLE 34

          1. 1.Any claim, notice or appeal which should, for the purposes...

          2. 2.Any claim for benefit submitted under the legislation of one...

        6. ARTICLE 35

          1. 1.Payment of any benefit in accordance with the provisions of...

          2. 2.Where the competent institution of one Party has made a...

        7. ARTICLE 36

          1. 1.Any dispute between the competent authorities of the two Parties...

          2. 2.If any such dispute cannot be resolved in this manner,...

          3. 3.The decision of the arbitration tribunal shall be by majority...

      10. PART V transitional and final provisions

        1. ARTICLE 37

          1. 1.Upon the entry into force of this Convention the Convention...

          2. 2.Any right to benefit acquired by a person in accordance...

          3. 3.Benefit, other than lump sum payments, shall be payable in...

          4. 4.Paragraph (3) of this Article shall not confer any right...

          5. 5.For the purpose of applying paragraph (3) of this Article:...

          6. 6.In applying the provisions of Article 6(1) no account shall...

        2. ARTICLE 38

          1. This Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification...

        3. ARTICLE 39

          1. This Convention shall remain in force for an indefinite period....

        4. ARTICLE 40

          1. In the event of the termination of this Convention, any...

      11. In witness whereof the undersigned, duly authorised by their respective...

      12. Done in duplicate at Oslo this 19th day of June...

      13. For the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain...

      14. D. J. E. Ratford

      15. For the Government of the Kingdom of Norway:

      16. Wenche Frogn Sellaeg

      17. PROTOCOL CONCERNING MEDICAL TREATMENT

        1. Supplementary to the Convention on Social Security between the Government...

        2. The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and...

        3. Desiring to provide a national of either of the two...

        4. Have agreed as follows:

        5. ARTICLE 1

          1. 1.For the purpose of this protocol: (a) “medical treatment” means:...

          2. 2.All other terms and expressions have the meaning assigned to...

        6. ARTICLE 2

          1. 1.United Kingdom or Norwegian nationals ordinarily resident in the United...

          2. 2.Norwegian or United Kingdom nationals resident in Norway or insured...

        7. ARTICLE 3

          1. The provisions of Article 2 shall not apply in cases...

        8. ARTICLE 4

          1. Persons covered by Article 3 of the Convention who move...

        9. ARTICLE 5

          1. Detached workers covered by Article 6 of the Convention, including...

        10. ARTICLE 6

          1. Medical treatment provided under this Protocol shall be available on...

        11. ARTICLE 7

          1. Apart from charges normally met by nationals of either Party,...

        12. ARTICLE 8

          1. The costs of the transport of persons from the Continental...

        13. ARTICLE 9

          1. The competent authorities shall send to each other as soon...

        14. ARTICLE 10

          1. Any disagreement relating to this Protocol shall be resolved by...

        15. ARTICLE 11

          1. This Protocol, which shall enter into force at the same...

        16. In witness whereof the undersigned, duly authorised thereto by their...

        17. Done in duplicate at Oslo this 19th day of June...

        18. For the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain...

        19. D. J. E. Ratford

        20. For the Government of the Kingdom of Norway:

        21. Wenche Frogn Sellaeg

  7. Explanatory Note

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