International social security agreements can be comprehensive and cover the whole area of social security (pension and disability insurance, health insurance, health care and maternity, occupational accident and illness insurance, unemployment insurance and family allowances) which cover only certain sectors of social security. The social security agreement and the administrative agreement on the implementation of the social security agreement reached in 2010 between Serbia and Switzerland (the agreement) came into force on 1 January 2019. The 1962 Social Security Convention and the 1984 Supplementary Convention, which governs relations with social security, expire from the date the agreement enters into force. In addition to a series of exceptions mentioned in the agreement, as in the case of secondment, social security laws apply to you when you work in Serbia. The agreement between Belgium and Serbia governs the applicability of the social security legislation of Belgium and Serbia. Medical benefits: salaried and self-employed workers, farmers, retirees, people aged 65 and over, children up to 18 years of age (aged 26, when a full-time student, mental or physical disability), pregnant women and people receiving unemployment, maternity or social assistance benefits. For example, when inactive family members accompany a seconded person to Serbia or Montenegro, they will continue to be covered by the AHV/IV/EO (old age insurance, disability and income compensation scheme for military and civil insurance or maternity or maternity and maternity insurance). On the other hand, inactive family members remain insured in the contracting state when accompanying a person seconded to Switzerland. They are exempt from the obligation to participate in the Swiss AHV/IV/EO. The Institute of Social Security, as the liaison body of the Republic of Serbia, is responsible for implementing international conventions on security and social security to ensure more effective implementation of the agreements and to enable faster and easier exercise of rights (for example. B pension rights, unemployment benefits, etc.). The Institute cooperates directly with the social security liaison bodies and the relevant institutions of the countries with which the Republic of Serbia has social security agreements. In addition, the Institute coordinates the work of Serbian institutions on social security in the implementation of international agreements (Pension and Disability Fund, Republican Health Insurance Fund, Social Security Fund for Military Personnel, National Employment Service).
The Institute is not competent for the procedures for the settlement of rights to the exercise of any of the rights exercised by the aforementioned competent institutions. Switzerland and other countries are always ready to adopt a flexible and pragmatic approach to existing social security legislation. In this… They will, for example, ensure equal treatment among nationals of contracting states. Similarly, the rules governing the determination of the state responsible for it have been clarified in cases where employment concerns the two States Parties.