Resolution CM/ResCSS(2010)15
on the application of the European Code of Social Security
by Spain
(Period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009)

(Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 29 September 2010
at the 1094th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies)

The Committee of Ministers,

In the exercise of the functions conferred upon it by Article 75 of the European Code of Social Security (hereinafter referred to as the “Code”) and with a view to supervising the application of this instrument by the Contracting Parties;

Whereas the Code, opened for signature on 16 April 1964, entered into force on 17 March 1968 and since 9 March 1995 has been binding on Spain which ratified it on 8 March 1994;

Whereas, when ratifying the Code, the Spanish Government stated that it accepted, in addition to the parts which must be applied by every Contracting Party (Parts I, XI, XII, XIII and XIV), the following parts of the Code:

- Part II on “medical care”;

- Part III on “sickness benefit”;

- Part IV on “unemployment benefit”;

- Part V on “old-age benefit”;

- Part VI on “employment injury benefit”;

- Part VIII on “maternity benefit”;

- Part IX on “invalidity benefit”;

Whereas, in pursuance of paragraph 1 of Article 74 of the Code, the Government of Spain submitted its 14th annual report on the application of the Code, for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009;

Whereas, in accordance with paragraph 4 of Article 74, that report was examined by the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations at its 80th meeting in November and December 2009,

On the basis of the statistical data on the level of the benefits provided by the government, the Committee of Ministers finds that the law and practice in Spain give full effect to the parts of the Code which have been accepted.



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