Directorate for Pension System

Directorate for Pension System performs administrative and other tasks related to the pension insurance system. Among other things, Directorate is in charge of the normative regulation of the pension system issues - the drafting of pieces of legislation concerning pension insurance. Directorate is also is in charge for the supervision of the work and acts of the Croatian Pension Insurance Institute, proposing measures to improve the rights of insured persons and pension beneficiaries, drafting expert opinions and explaining the implementation of pension insurance regulations. It also monitors trends and situation related to the compulsory retirement pension system based on generational solidarity, the compulsory pension insurance based on individual capital savings and the voluntary pension insurance based on individual capitalized savings. There is also coordination of activities related to the coordination of social security systems through inter-sectoral cooperation and participation in the work of the European coordinating bodies. Furthermore, Directorate coordinates activities related to the coordination of social security systems through inter-sectoral cooperation and participation in the work of the European coordinating bodies, participates in the drafting and concluding of bilateral social security agreements, as well as in drafting national legislation to confirm the concluded agreement. Directorate carries out tasks of monitoring the implementation of European regulations for the coordination of social security systems and other international regulations, studying professional literature and practice in the field of social security and supervision of the implementation of regulations by the Croatian Pension Insurance Institute. The Directorate is also in charge of participation in the networks of experts in the field of social security and producing regular reports on the social security system, as well as of reporting on the compliance of Croatian legislation with EU rules in the field of social security. This Directorate cooperates with other state administration bodies in the implementation of European coordination regulations and interstate social security treaties, participation in the implementation of European Union projects and other forms of international assistance. The Directorate also performs other tasks within its scope.
The Directorate for Pension System includes:
  1. Sector for the Pension System,
  2. Sector for European Affairs and International Cooperation in the area of Pension System and Social Security.