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Law No. 1.493 of 8 July 2020 establishing a family benefits scheme for self-employed workers

Establishing a family benefits scheme for active or retired persons affiliated to the Sickness, Accident and Maternity Insurance Fund for Self-Employed Workers if they meet the conditions:

  • main residence in the Principality, Switzerland or in a Member State of the European Economic Area;
  • not be personally entitled, on the basis of another professional or similar activity, to benefits having the same purpose under another legal family benefits scheme.

Family benefits include family allowances and prenatal allowances. Family allowances are only payable for a child residing in Monaco, Switzerland or a Member State of the European Economic Area under the roof of the recipient, unless removal is justified. They are payable up to the age at which compulsory education ends if the child is registered with the Employment Service or up to the age of 21. Prenatal allowances are payable from the day on which the state of pregnancy is declared if the pregnant woman has undergone at least three medical examinations during her pregnancy and a post-natal examination within eight weeks of delivery and if the recipient is up to date with her contributions.

In the event of fraud, the recipient will be punished by the fine provided for in article 26, n°2, of the Criminal Code.

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