New International Social Security Agreements A new social security agreement with Estonia was concluded on 1 January 2018. This agreement may be amended in the future by complementary agreements which, as soon as they come into force, will be considered an integral part of this agreement. 1. With regard to compulsory coverage, subject to the provisions of Articles 6 and 7, a person insured in accordance with the legislation of a contracting party and employed by an employer with an office on the territory of that contracting party is seconded by that employer either from the territory of that contracting party or from a third country, to work in the territory of the other party. , this person is subject only to the legislation of the former contracting party, as if that person were operating in the territory of that contracting party, provided that the duration of the replacement does not exceed five years. A person who is or has been subject to the laws of one of the contracting parties and who is in the territory of the other party enjoys, with his dependants, equal treatment with the nationals of the other contracting party in the application of the laws of the other party on the payment of benefits. Work and income can compare information with the Department of Justice, the Department of Justice, the New Zealand Customs Service, the Department of Internal Affairs, VAC, Kéinga Ora (formerly Housing New Zealand) and Immigration New Zealand. Work and Income can also pass this information on to the United Kingdom International Pension Centre. The list of countries that have a mutual agreement with the United Kingdom has been updated. 5. The competent authorities or the competent bodies of both parties cooperate, at the request of either party, as far as possible, in accordance with their respective laws and regulations, to recover contributions to be made under the legislation of that party. 3. This agreement does not infringe on the rights and obligations arising from European Union law or the EEA agreement or a social security agreement or agreement with a third party, but does not prevent the contracting party from taking into account, in the application of this agreement, the provisions of such an agreement or agreement with a third party.
laws and regulations requiring responsibility for paying social security contributions; The competent authority of Great Britain, Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man calculates the difference between the amounts of benefits calculated in accordance with paragraphs (a) and (b) at the time the disability benefit entitlement in paragraph 3 was created in the first place and pays that amount in addition to the disability benefit to be paid. The additional amount remains under the same conditions as the disability benefit and, if applicable, subject to the corresponding increases in the amount. Migrants who are sent to the UK from a country with which the UK has a mutual social security agreement (sometimes referred to as a “double convention” or “totalisation agreement”) in the UK may not be required to pay NIC in accordance with the terms of the specific agreement. The countries with which the United Kingdom has such agreements are listed above. 2. If this agreement is denounced in accordance with paragraph 1, negotiations are held between the competent authorities of both parties on the liability issues of contributions that remain to be resolved under the provisions of this agreement. A copy of the Social Welfare Reciprocit (Reciprocity with the United Kingdom) Order 1990 (the agreement) is available here on the New Zealand website: If you are seconded from an EEA country or from Switzerland to the UK, read what happens if I am a worker seconded from the EU, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland?