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Opinion No. 39 of the Supplementary Pensions Commission on the draft Royal Decree on the maintenance of the accrual of retirement pension and of insurance coverage during temporary unemployment as a result of COVID-19

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19/05/2020

At the request of the Minister for Pensions, the Commission has analysed the draft Royal Decree on the maintenance of the accrual of retirement pension and of insurance coverage linked to the occupational activities of salaried workers during temporary unemployment as a result of COVID-19 and the accompanying report to the King. The result of this analysis is set out in the Commission’s Opnion No. 39 (available in French or Dutch only). The tekst of the draft Royal Decree has now been incorporated as Chapter 3 into the Law of  7 May 2020 containing exceptional measures taken in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in the matter of pensions, supplementary pensions and other supplementary social security benefits (Belgian Official Gazette 18.05.2020, p. 35.756).