Topilin: raising the retirement age of officials is planned for 1 January 2017

Topilin: raising the retirement age of officials is planned for 1 January 2017

MOSCOW, December 25. /Corr. Tatiana Vinogradova/. The retirement age of officials will increase through the year, it is planned that the relevant law, which the state Duma adopted in the first reading, will come into force on 1 January 2017.

This was announced by the Minister of labour and social protection RF Maxim Topilin.

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“The introduction of this law is planned for 1 January 2017. We have made it (to the state Duma – approx.) without a specific date, but in the negotiations that were held with the city Council, it was decided that from 1 January 2017”, – said Topilin.

Earlier, the Chairman of the state Duma, member of Committee on labor Andrei Isayev said that the second reading should be made to the bill in change that carries the “date of entry of this law from 1 July 2016 (as originally proposed) 1 January 2017” in order to prepare the necessary regulatory framework.

The bill

The initiative amends the Federal laws “regarding a gradual increase to 65 years the retirement age of eligibility for the granting and payment of insurance old-age pension” “persons, replaces Steve posts of the state civil service of the Russian Federation, municipal service positions and who replaces Steve state posts of the Russian Federation, state positions of subjects of the Russian Federation and municipal servants”, says the expert judgment of the government apparatus.

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The initiative also assumes “a gradual increase of the minimum length of service of the state civil service, giving the right to pension for years of service and determination of its size, with 15 to 20 years.” In addition, it is planned to increase from 60 to 65 years the age limit of stay on civil service.

The government also proposes to increase the minimum duration of execution of powers of the Deputy of the state Duma and member of the Federation Council to be eligible for the Supplement to insurance old-age pension in the amount 55% from one year to five years, and to extend the exercise of the powers necessary to obtain payment at a higher rate, at 75%, with “over 3 years” to “over 10 years”.