Programme objectives

Legal framework: Law no. 20 of 1998 on the Social Security Fund

References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
1998
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Programme components
Health care, education, housing and social services; assistance in accordance with legally defined restrictions; subsidies and disbursement of compensation in cases of disasters; basic pension
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Target groups
Those who have no guardian from the community; basic retirement pensioners; people with disabilities; large families in need; those without enough pension; victims of disasters and natural disasters
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Eligibility criteria
Libyan citizens within the target group
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash; housing; health care benefits; social services
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Amount of benefits
 
Payment/delivery frequency
 
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Benefit recipients
Head of household in a continuing relationship, the caregiver in case of separation, and guardians depending on cases
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
 
Programme expenditure
Source of funding: A contribution of 1 per cent is deducted from the total entry of all employees, whether in public or private bodies, as well as from self-employed workers; contributions determined under the laws in force or by the General People’s Committee; donations; zakat income
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Institutions and agencies involved
Ministry of Social Affairs; Social Security Fund
References
DCAF. 2014. “Libyan Security Sector Legislation. Law no. 20 of 1998 concerning the Social Welfare Fund.” Democratic Control of Armed Forces website. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://security-legislation.ly/ar/node/32196>. In Arabic.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Persons with disabilities