Law amending the law on social pensions
(Harmonisation of rules on the calculation of bopælstid for acquisition of the right to old-age pension)
WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:
The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:
The law on social pensions, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1005 by 19. August 2010, is amended as follows: 1. Article 9 is replaced by the following: ' § 9. By statement of bopælstid for persons who may be granted early retirement, which is covered by article 2, paragraph 2, no. 2, shall be treated as domiciled in the country of origin with residence here in the Kingdom. The same applies to other countries, in which the person concerned has resided on a basis equivalent to that referred to in section 7 of the Aliens Act.
(2). Paragraph 1 shall apply, regardless of whether the person concerned acquires Danish citizenship.
(3). Paragraph 1 shall apply only as long as the person concerned is resident here in the Kingdom.
(4). Paragraph 1 shall not apply to periods for which there is entitlement to a pension from the country of origin and other countries mentioned in paragraph 1.
(5). Paragraphs 2 to 4 shall apply mutatis mutandis when a person is released from the early retirement provision for old-age pension at the old-age pension age, see. § 5 (3) of this Act and § 6 of the law on the highest, middle, elevated plain and ordinary anticipatory pension, etc. '
§ 2 paragraph 1. The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2011, see. However, paragraph 2.
(2). The existing section 9 of the law on social pensions shall continue to apply in determining vesting basis for entitlement to old-age pension for aliens who have been granted residency in Denmark in accordance with the Aliens Act section 7 or section 8, who entered in Denmark before the entry into force of the Act, and who has achieved old-age pension age before the 1. January 2021.
Given at Marselisborg Castle, the 22. December 2010 Under Our Royal hand and Seal MARGRETHE r./Inger Støjberg