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Statutory Old Age Pension Scheme

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1 The retirement age for mothers is lowered based on the number of children; if the mother is unable to take advantage of the lower retirement age, the right to a lower retirement age can be transferred to the father.

2 As of 2021, new rules regarding the minimum insurance periods enter into force that introduce various stricter requirements on whether the insurance periods can qualify for the minimum pension depending on the years when the periods were acquired. The stricter requirements include various assessment aspects such as the income on the basis of which contributions were paid for periods acquired after 1993 (certain exceptions apply).

Legal Basis: Act No. 461/2003. Coll. on Social Insurance (Zákon o sociálnom poistení).