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Totalising for a Slovak benefit

Article 14 of the Agreement covers totalisation to qualify for a Slovak benefit.

Entitlement to a Slovak benefit is subject to a minimum creditable period.

People who do not have the minimum creditable period for Slovak pension can add periods of AWLR to the Slovak creditable periods to meet the minimum requirement.

Note: In order to use the Agreement to totalise for a Slovak benefit, a person must have a creditable period (or periods) of at least 12 months.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 28 Slovak Republic

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