10.11.12.30 Transitional Provisions - Agreement with Austria
Date the First Protocol took effect
The original Agreement with Austria was amended by a Protocol. The provisions of the First Protocol took effect from 1 October 2002.
Date the Second Protocol took effect
The original Agreement with Austria as amended by the Protocol of 1 October 2002 was amended by a Second Protocol. The provisions of the Second Protocol took effect from 1 January 2012.
Despite the deletion of wife pension from the legislative scope of the amended original Agreement, the transitional provisions of the Second Protocol provided that it continued to apply to persons in receipt of wife pension at the date of entry into force (1 January 2012).
Current Agreement with Austria
The current Agreement commenced from 1 March 2017. It replaced the original Agreement, as amended by the First and Second Protocols.
People paid under the original Agreement are deemed to receive benefits under the current Agreement, by virtue of Article 22.
Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 10 Austria