Social Security: Invalidity%20Pension1

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iter the Medical Board has certified a member valid, the Invalidity pensionwill be calculatedas llows: NQ, Qf months of contributions or credit = A The Invalidity pension paid will therefore be 40% of the average of Employee Y 's best five (5) years earnings. This will be paid till age 60 when it will be~onve into old-age pension. Difference between year of invalidity and lational retirement age (60 years) divided by 2 B EXAMPLE Wemployee Y started contributions at age 30 and vorked for 10
  iter the Medical Board has certified a membervalid, the Invalidity pensionwill be calculatedasllows: The Invalidity pension paid will therefore be 40% ofthe average of Employee Y 's best five (5) yearsearnings. This will be paid till age 60 when it will be~onvinto old-age pension.Q, Qf months of contributions or credit = A I.Difference between year of invalidity andlational retirement age (60 years) divided by 2 B EXAMPLE If a member does not meet the minimum contributionrequirement of sixty (60) months before becominginvalid, a lump sum invalidity benefit called a grantwill be paid to that member.Wemployee Y started contributions at age 30 andvorked for 10 years before becoming invalid, it[leans he employee is now 40 years old, and still has:0 more years to reach he national retirement age of,0years. ~ calculate the invalidity pension ,NASSIT willvork out the differencebetween he ageof invaliditywhich in this case s 40 years) and the nationaletirementage (which is 60 years).The difference s :0years. The Invalidity grant s 1.5 imes he averagemonthlyearningsimes he number f years ontributed. The entitlement to an Invalidity pension shall ceaseonthe following conditions:~ASSIT will then divide this figure by two, whichviII give them 10 years.'hen the Trust will add the number of years Employee{ actually contributed and the difference quotedbove to get he total.~is means Employee Y will be paid an invaliditylens on as if he actually contributed for 20 years,nd not 10 years, which translates nto 40% credits.(1) If the Medical Board determines that the member sno longer nvalid; ~  If you have any queries about the informationcontained in this brochure, please contact: Or(2) If the Invalid member commencesworkother than work, which is determinedby theMedical board as beneficial for rehabilitationpurposes; The Public Affairs Department, National Social Security and Insurance Trust(NASSIT),PO. Box 29,~~35A Lightfoot Boston Street, c c ,C Freetown c c Telephone: 225365 Email: nassit@sierratel.sl Or(3) When he nvalid member eaches ge60;Or(4) When he nvalid member ies. Western Area OfficeGuma BuildingLamina Sankoh StreetFreetownNorthern Regional Office27 Lady's Mile,MakeniThe Medical Board consists of three persons notbeing employees of the Trust but appointed bythe Board of Trustees. Two of these threepersons are medical practitioners of provenability; one of whom is chairman, and he third isa person that belongs to another professionrecognized by the laws of Sierra Leone. Southern Regional Office11 80jon Street,80 Eastern Regional Office2 Sahara StreetKenemaPublished byThe Public Affairs Department,NASSIT,Freetown Designed by Media Solutions
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