Regulation (2015:225) On The Application Of The Convention On Social Security Between Sweden And The Republic Of Korea

Original Language Title: Förordning (2015:225) om tillämpning av konventionen om social trygghet mellan Sverige och Sydkorea

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section 1 of the administrative agreement on the implementation of the

Convention on social security between Sweden and the Republic of Korea

signed at Seoul on 9th september 2013 shall apply as

Regulation in this country. Implementing the

content shown in an annex to this regulation.



section 2 of the health insurance fund may provide for the

rate health insurance fee will be amount to under

section 2 of the Act (2014:834) if social security Convention between

Sweden and South Korea.



Annex



THE IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONVENTION

ON SOCIAL SECURITY BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF SWEDEN AND

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA



The Government of the Kingdom of Sweden and the Republic of Korea's

the competent authorities of the Government,



in accordance with article 15(1) of the Convention on social security

between the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden (hereinafter "Sweden)

and the Government of the Republic of Korea (hereinafter referred to as South Korea)

signed at Seoul on 9th september 2013 (hereinafter referred to as

the Convention),



agreed as follows.



TITLE I



GENERAL PROVISIONS



Article 1



Definitions



The terms and expressions used in this

the implementing agreement shall have the same meaning as in

Convention.



Article 2



Competent institutions



The competent institutions referred to in article 1 (1) (d) of the

the Convention is:



a) for Korea:



The national pension service,



b) Sweden:



I) insurance, with regard to the application of

the provisions of title II of the Convention and when it

case of sickness compensation and activity compensation, and



II) Pensions Authority, regarding old-age pensions and

survivors ' pensions.



Article 3



Liaison bodies



1. The liaison bodies referred to in article 15(2) of

the Convention is:



a) for Korea:



The national pension service,



b) Sweden:



I) insurance, with regard to the application of

the provisions of title II of the Convention and when it

case of sickness compensation and activity compensation, and



II) Pensions Authority, regarding old-age pensions and

survivors ' pensions.



2. The liaison bodies shall agree on the procedures

and forms necessary for the application of the Convention

and this implementing agreement.



TITLE II



PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE APPLICABLE LEGISLATION



Article 4



Insurance certificate



1. where the legislation of a Contracting State is

applicable in accordance with any of the provisions of title

(II) of the Convention, the competent institution of the

Contracting State, on request, issue a certificate stating

the person subject to the legislation of the Contracting

State and that shows the certificate validity period.



2. the competent institution of a Contracting State

issuing the certificate referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall

leave a copy of this certificate to the employee, or

the entrepreneur in question, the employee's employer

and the competent institution of the other Contracting

State. Copy to the competent institution should normally

sent electronically.



TITLE III



PROVISIONS ON BENEFITS



Article 5



The processing of an application



1. If the competent institution of a Contracting State

receives an application for a benefit to a person who enters

that he or she has completed insurance periods under

the other Contracting State, shall

the Department using the prescribed form and without

delay, send the application to the competent institution of

the other Contracting State. The competent institution

must also specify the day on which the application was received.



2. The competent institution of the first

Contracting State shall attach to the application of other

documents at its disposal and that the

competent institution of the other Contracting State may

need to be able to determine whether the applicant is entitled

to the benefit.



3. details of the applicant and his/her family members

see the application shall be verified by the competent

institution of the first Contracting State

confirm that the information can be supported by documentation.



4. in addition to the application and the documents referred to in paragraphs 1

and 2 of this article, the competent institution of the

first-mentioned Contracting State send a form

earned insurance periods under the legislation of the first State

law to the competent institution of the second

Contracting State.



5. the competent institution of the Contracting State

shall inform the applicant and the competent institution of the

other Contracting State of its decision regarding

the applicant's right to the benefit.



Article 6



Payment of benefits



1. The competent institutions shall pay out benefits

directly to the eligible beneficiaries.



2. If the competent institution of a Contracting State

pays out benefits in a currency other than the Contracting

the State, the conversion rate shall be the rate applicable

the date on which the payment is carried out.



TITLE IV



OTHER PROVISIONS



Article 7



Administrative assistance



1. At the request for administrative assistance in accordance with article

16 (1) of the Convention, the costs of regular staff

and operation which this entails for the competent institution

that leaves the aid cannot be replaced. Claims can

be prepared for other expenses, except when the competent

authorities or competent institutions of both

Contracting States agree otherwise.



2. The competent institution of a Contracting State shall

on request, free of charge, submit all medical information

and documentation at its disposal and which

is of importance to be able to assess an applicant's or

beneficiaries reduced functional ability to the competent

the institution of the other Contracting State.



3. If the competent institution of a Contracting State

requests that an applicant or beneficiary who resides

in or who is staying in the other Contracting State

territory, undergo a medical examination, the competent

Department in the latter Contracting State, at the request

by the competent institution of the first

Contracting State, ensure that this survey

implemented in accordance with its provisions, and at the expense

by the competent institution requesting the investigation.



4. Once detailed information is received, if the

costs that have been incurred, the competent institution of

the first-mentioned Contracting State shall without delay

replace the competent institution of the other Contracting

the State for the amount to be paid out as a result of

the application of paragraph 3 of this article.



5. the competent institution of each of the

Contracting States shall, at least once a year, inform

the competent institution of the other Contracting State

If the timing of death, change of address and changes

regards the marital status of the beneficiaries concerned.

Liaison bodies shall decide on the details of

procedure.



Article 8



Exchange of statistics



The liaison bodies of the Contracting States shall, in

accordance with article 16(3) of the Convention annually Exchange

statistics on the number of certificates that each competent institution has

issued in accordance with article 4 of this implementing agreement

and the payments have been made under the Convention.

These statistics should include data on the number of

beneficiaries and the total amount of benefits paid,

divided into defined kinds. These statistics shall be provided

by the form as liaison bodies agree

about.



Article 9



Amendment of the agreement



1. Each of the Contracting States may request

This agreement is changed. Such a change should be implemented

after consultation or agreement.



2. The competent authorities shall notify each other

in writing of the authorized institutions and

marriage agencies ' name changes, without

implementing the agreement needs to be changed.



Article 10



Date of entry into force



This implementing agreement shall enter into force on the day

as the Convention enters into force and have the same

period of validity.



Signed in duplicate in Seoul on 9th september 2013, on

Swedish, Korean and English, all texts being equally

valid.



In case of diverging interpretations, the English text shall prevail.



ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE

AGREEMENT ON SOCIAL SECURITY BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE

KINGDOM OF SWEDEN AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF

Korea



The Competent Authorities of the Government of the Kingdom of

Canada and of the Government of the Republic of Korea,



In conformity with paragraph 1 of Article 15 of the Agreement

on Social Security between the Government of the Kingdom of

Sweden (hereinafter referred to as "Canada") and the

The Government of the Republic of Korea (hereinafter referred

to as "Korea"), signed at Seoul on 9th September 2013,

(hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement"),



Have reached the following arrangement:



PARTY IN



GENERAL PROVISIONS



Article 1



Definition



The terms used in this Administrative Arrangement shall have

the same meaning as in the Agreement.



Article 2



Competent Institution



The Competent Institution referred to in paragraph 1 (d) of

Article 1 of the Agreement shall be:



(a) for Korea,



The National Pension Service;



(b) for Sweden,



in The Swedish Social Insurance Agency), in relation to the

application of the provisions in part II of the Agreement


and to sickness compensation and activity compensation; and



II) The Swedish Pension Agency, in relation to the old-age

pension and survivors ' pension.



Article 3



Liaison Agencies



1. The Liaison Agency referred to in paragraph 2 of Article

15 of the Agreement shall be:



(a) for Korea,



the National Pension Service;



(b) for Sweden,



in The Swedish Social Insurance Agency), in relation to the

application of the provisions in part II of the Agreement

and to sickness compensation and activity compensation; and



II) The Swedish Pension Agency, in relation to the old-age

pension and survivors ' pension.



2. The Liaison Agencies shall jointly decide on the

procedures and forms necessary for the implementation of

the Agreement and this Administrative Arrangement.



PART II



PROVISIONS ON COVERAGE



Article 4



Certificate of Coverage



1. Where the legislation of one Contracting Party is

applicable, in accordance with any of the provisions of Part

(II) of the Agreement, the Competent Institution of that

Contracting Party shall upon the request issue a

certificate stating that the person is subject to the

legislation of that Contracting Party and indicating the

duration for which the certificate will be valid.



2. The Competent Institution of one Contracting Party which

issues the certificate referred to in para-graph 1 of this

Article will furnish one copy of this certificate to the

the employee or self-employed person in question as well as the

the employer of the employee and the Competent Institution of

the other Contracting Party. The copy to the Competent

Institution shall normally be sent electronically.



PART III



PROVISIONS ON BENEFITS



Article 5



Processing an Application



1. When the Competent Institution of one Contracting Party

receives an application for a benefit regarding (a) the person

indicating that he or she has completed periods of coverage

under the legislation of the other Contracting Party, it

shall without delay send the application, using the form

UN-prescribed, to the Competent Institution of the other

Contracting Party, indicating the date on which the

application has been received.



2. Along with the application, the Competent Institution of

the first Contracting Party shall also transmit any

documentation available to it which may be necessary for the

Competent Institution of the other Contracting Party to

establish the applicant's eligibility for the benefit.



3. The personal data regarding an applicant and his or her

family members contained in the application shall be verified

by the Competent Institution of the first Contracting

Party, which shall confirm that the information is

corroborated by documentary evidence.



4. In addition to the application and documentation referred

to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, the Competent

Institution of the first Contracting Party shall send to the

Competent Institution of the other Contracting Party (a)

Liaison form which shall indicate the creditable period of

coverage under the legislation of the first Contracting

Party.



5. The Competent Institution of the Contracting Party shall

After determination of the applicant's eligibility notify the

applicant and the Competent Institution of the other

Contracting Party of its decision.



Article 6



Payment of Benefits



1. The Competent Institution shall pay benefits directly to

the entitled with.



2. When the Competent Institution of one Contracting Party

pays benefits in a foreign currency other than that

Contracting Party, the conversion rate will be the rate of

Exchange in effect on the day when the payment is made.



PART IV



MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS



Article 7



Administrative Assistance



1. Where administrative assistance is requested in

paragraph 1 of Article 16 of the Agreement, regular

personnel and operating costs of the Competent Institution

providing the assistance will be provided free of charge.

Reimbursement may be sought for other costs, except as may be

agreed to by the Competent Authorities or Competent

Department of both Contracting Parties.



2. The Competent Institution of one Contracting Party will

provide, upon request, without cost, to the Competent

Institution of the other Contracting Party any medical

information and documentation in its possession relevant to

the disability of an applicant or beneficiary.



3. If the Competent Institution of one Contracting Party

requires that an applicant or a beneficiary who resides or

stays in the territory of the other Contracting Party undergo

a medical examination, the Competent Institution of the

latter Contracting Party, at the request of the Competent

Institution of the first Contracting Party, will make

arrangements for carrying out this examination in accordance

with its rules and at the expense of the Competent

Institution which requests the examination.



4. On receipt of a detailed statement of the costs incurred,

the Competent Institution of the first Contracting Party

shall, without delay, reimburse the Competent Institution of

the other Contracting Party for the amounts due as a result

of applying paragraph 3 of this Article.



5. The Competent Institution of each Contracting Party shall

supply to the Competent Institution of the other

Contracting Party, at least on an annual basis, information

on the date of death, change of address and change of marital

status for relevant with. The detailed procedures

shall be determined between the Liaison Agency.



Article 8



Exchange of Statistics



The Liaison Agencies of the Contracting Parties shall

According to paragraph 3 of Article 16 of the Agreement

Exchange statistics on an annual basis regarding the number

of certificates which each Competent Institution has issued

under Article 4 of this Administrative Arrangement, and the

payments which each has made under the Agreement. These

statistics shall include data on the number of with

and the total amount of benefits paid, by type of benefit.

These statistics shall be furnished in a form to be agreed

upon by the Liaison Agencies.



Article 9



Revision of and Amendment to the Arrangement



1. Each Contracting Party may request a revision of or an

amendment to this Arrangement. Such revision or amendment

shall be made after mutual consultation or agreement.



2. The Competent Authorities may notify each other, in

writing, of changes in the names of the Competent

Institution or Liaison Agencies without the need to modify

the Administrative Arrangement.



Article 10



Entry into Force



This Administrative Arrangement shall enter into force on the

date of entry into force of the Agreement and shall have the

same period of application.



Signed in duplicate at Seoul, on 9 September 2013, in the

Swedish, Korean and English languages, each text being

equally valid.



In case of any divergence of interpretation, the English

text will prevail.



For the competent authority of the Kingdom of Sweden



For the Competent Authority of the Kingdom of Sweden



Ulf Kristersson



For the competent authority of the Republic of Korea



For the Competent Authority of the Republic of Korea



Kim Kyou-hyun