CHAPTER 273 - ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Employers Exemption Order

Zambia National Provident Fund (Eligible Employees) Order

Employees Declaration Order

Zambia National Provident Fund (Zambia Railways Benefit) Regulations

Zambia National Provident Fund (Age Benefit) Regulations

Zambia National Provident Fund (Home Ownership Withdrawal Benefit) Order

Zambia National Provident Fund (Funeral Grant) Regulations

Zambia National Provident Fund (Maternity Grant) Regulations

Zambia National Provident Fund (Domestic Servants) Regulations

Zambia National Provident Fund Regulations

Zambia National Provident Fund (Annuity) Regulations

Zambia National Provident Fund (Statutory Contributions) Regulations

EMPLOYERS EXEMPTION ORDER

[Section 10(2)]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Exemption of employers of domestic servants in private households

SI 338 of 1967.

[Order by the Minister]

 

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Employers Exemption Order.

 

2.   Exemption of employers of domestic servants in private households

Employers of domestic servants in private households shall be exempted from the requirements of sub-section (1) of section 10 of the Act, relating to the registration of employers.

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND (ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES) ORDER

[Section 11]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Certain holders of offices to be deemed eligible employees

   3.   Designated employees liable to make contributions

   4.   Declaration of date

      SCHEDULE

[Order by the President]

SI 2 of 1975.

 

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Zambia National Provident Fund (Eligible Employees) Order.

 

2.   Certain holders of offices to be deemed eligible employees

It is hereby directed that the holders of the offices specified in column 1 of the Schedule shall, for the purposes of the Zambia National Provident Fund Act, be deemed to be eligible employees.

 

3.   Designated employees liable to make contributions

The persons designated in column 2 of the Schedule shall be liable to make contributions to the Fund in respect of the holders of the offices listed in column 1 thereof and such persons shall be deemed to be employers for the purposes of section 10 of the Zambia National Provident Fund Act.

 

4.   Declaration of date

The date stated in column 3 of the Schedule shall be the date when the persons designated as employers in column 2 thereof become contributing employers for the purposes of section 10 of the Zambia National Provident Fund Act.

SCHEDULE

Column 1
Office 

Column 2
Employer 

Column 3
Date 

Vice President 

Permanent Secretary,
Minister of Planning and Finance 

1st January, 1975 

Speaker 

Clerk of the National Assembly 

1st January, 1975 

Minister 

Permanent Secretary,
Minister of Planning and Finance 

1st January, 1975 

Attorney-General 

Permanent Secretary,
Minister of Planning and Finance 

1st January, 1975 

Deputy Speaker 

Clerk of the National Assembly 

1st January, 1975 

Junior Minister 

Permanent Secretary,
Minister of Planning and Finance 

1st January, 1975 

Member of the National Assembly 

Clerk of the National Assembly 

1st January, 1975 

Town Clerk 

Permanent Secretary,
Minister of Planning and Finance 

1st January, 1975

EMPLOYEES DECLARATION ORDER

[Section 14(2)]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Students in vacation employment and school leavers in temporary employment declared to be non-eligible employees

   3.   Categories of probationers in the public service declared to be non-eligible employees

 

[Order by the Minister]

SI 77 of 1966.

 

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Employees Declaration Order.

 

2.   Students in vacation employment and school leavers in temporary employment declared to be non-eligible employees

Whole-time students of any University or institution offering further education or vocational training who obtain temporary employment while on vacation from such a University or institution, and persons who having left school take temporary employment while waiting to take places granted for admission for a full-time course at such a University or institution, are hereby declared not to be eligible employees.

 

3.   Categories of probationers in the public service declared to be non-eligible employees

Persons serving on probation and whose service would on being confirmed in appointment qualify as service for pension or gratuity under the African Civil Servants’ Pensions Regulations, Chapter 57 of the 1964 Edition of the Laws, or under the Subordinate Police (Pensions) Regulations, and persons serving on probation or on probationary agreements who would on being confirmed in pensionable office qualify for pension under the European Officers’ Pensions Act, are hereby declared not to be eligible employees.

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND (ZAMBIA RAILWAYS BENEFIT) REGULATIONS

[Section 26(5)]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Secretary authorised to make payments

[Regulations by the Minister]

SI 294 of 1969.

 

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Zambia National Provident Fund (Zambia Railways Benefit) Regulations.

 

2.   Secretary authorised to make payments

Authority is hereby given to the Secretary of the Zambia National Provident Fund to pay to any employee of Zambia Railways who was until midnight on the 30th June, 1967, an employee of Rhodesia Railways and a member of the Rhodesia Railways Contributory Pension Fund, and who applies for such payment, one instalment of up to forty per centum of the capital sum paid by the Trustees of the Rhodesia Railways Contributory Pension Fund to the Zambia National Provident Fund on his behalf, and each such payment made in pursuance of this regulation is hereby approved.

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND (AGE BENEFIT) REGULATIONS

[Section 27]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Benefit payable on retirement

   3.   Benefit payable on age qualification

   4.   Claim by Member for benefit

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

SI 77 of 1973.

 

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Zambia National Provident Fund (Age Benefit) Regulations, and shall come into force on 1st April, 1973.

 

2.   Benefit payable on retirement

A Member who has attained the age of 50 years and satisfies the Director that he intends to be self-employed or to retire from regular paid employment under a contract of service, shall be eligible for a retirement benefit from the Fund:

Provided that any person who was a Member of the Fund prior to 1st April, 1973, may, at his option, claim a retirement benefit at any time after attaining the age of 45 years.

 

3.   Benefit payable on age qualification

A Member who satisfies the Director that he has attained the age of 55 years, whether or not he has retired from employment under a contract of service, shall be eligible for an age benefit:

Provided that any person who was a Member of the Fund prior to 1st April, 1973, may, at his option, claim an age benefit at any time after attaining the age of 50 years.

 

4.   Claim by Member for benefit

A claim by any Member for a benefit under these Regulations shall be in the form set out in the Schedule hereto, and shall be lodged at the head office of the Fund not less than fourteen days before the payment is required.

SCHEDULE

[Regulation 4]

NPF31

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND

CLAIM FOR AGE BENEFIT

1.   Name and address of claimant (in block capitals) 

 

For Office Use Only 

<IN:LF:0.599306,FI:-0.599306>   (a)   Surname ............................................................... 

As on National
Registration 

<IN:LF:0.599306,FI:-0.599306>   (b)   Other names ..........................................................}
..............................................................................
.............................................................................. 

Card or Member’s
Registration Card 

NPF64 sent 

   (c)   National Registration Number. 

........../........../.... 

 

<IN:LF:0.599306,FI:-0.599306>   (d)   Year of birth ............................................................} 

.......................... 

 

Initials 

   (e)   Member’s Social Security Number 

:         : 

 

.............. 

   (f)   Date of joining National Provident Fund 

………………. 

 

Date 

   (g)   Address for correspondence and benefit payment:
............................................................................................................
............................................................................................................
............................................................................................................ 

 

 

   (h)   Residential address:
............................................................................................................
............................................................................................................ 

 


………..... 

2.   (a)   Age of claimant as shown on National Registration Card………………………………….. 

   (b)   If date of birth is different from that shown on National Registration Card, list documents to support difference: 

   (a)   …………………………………………………………………………………………………..... 

   (b)   …………………………………………………………………………………………………..... 

   (c)   …………………………………………………………………………………………………..... 

3.   Claimant’s present or last employer 

Account No. (if known) 

   (a)   Employer’s full name and address 

.................................. 

      .........................................................................................
      .........................................................................................
      ......................................................................................... 

 

   (b)   Claimant’s occupation and works No. (if any)
   ................................................................................................................................ 

   (c)   If not employed, state date left the above-mentioned employer
   ................................................................................................................................

4.   Claimant’s previous employers:

 

Employer’s full 

Claimant’s occupation and works No. 

Period employed 

Employer’s 

names and address 

(if any) 

From 

To 

account No. 

   (a)   ....................
....................
.................... 

........................... 

.............. 

.............. 

.......................... 

   (b)   ....................
....................
.................... 

.......................... 

.............. 

.............. 

......................... 

(If this space is insufficient, please write details on a separate sheet) 

5.   Claim for benefit: *I declare that I have attained the age of 50/55 years.

I hereby claim an age benefit in accordance with the provisions of the Zambia National Provident Fund Act, and I declare that the above particulars stated in support of my claim are correct. 

   (a)   I declare that I have not previously been paid a benefit. 

 

   (b)   I declare that I received an age benefit on................................................. 

   (c)   I declare that I have received the following other benefit(s) from the Fund.....................................................................................................  

*Only persons who were members of the Fund prior to 1st April, 1973, are eligible for an age benefit at 50 years  

Two years must elapse between payments of benefit to any member on age grounds, and if a member has received a benefit, this must be declared at (b). 

I wish the benefit payment to be sent to me at the following address:

...............................................................................................................................................

...............................................................................................................................................

which will be my address for any correspondence in connection with this claim until

(Date)   ........................................................................................................

Claimant’s signature (or mark) ..................................................................................................

Date........................................................................................................................................

Attesting Witness: 

(A Labour Officer, or Social Welfare Officer in the Administrative Grade or Minister of Religion, or Legal Practitioner, or Bank Manager, or Medical Practitioner, or Commissioner for Oaths) 

Signature.......................................................

Full Name......................................................

(block letters)

Designation ...................................................
Address ........................................................
.....................................................................

This form should be sent to:

The Director

Zambia National Provident Fund

P.O. Box 2990

Lusaka

NPF31A

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND CLAIM FOR RETIREMENT BENEFIT

1.   Name and address of claimant (in block capitals) 

 

For Office Use Only 

<IN:LF:0.599306,FI:-0.599306>   (a)   Surname ............................................................... 

As on National
Registration 

<IN:LF:0.599306,FI:-0.599306>   (b)   Other names ..........................................................}
..............................................................................
.............................................................................. 

Card or Member’s
Registration Card 

NPF64 sent 

   (c)   National Registration Number. 

........../........../.... 

 

<IN:LF:0.599306,FI:-0.599306>   (d)   Year of birth ............................................................} 

.......................... 

 

Initials 

   (e)   Member’s Social Security Number 

:         : 

 

............ 

   (f)   Date of joining National Provident Fund 

………………. 

 

Date 

   (g)   Address for correspondence and benefit payment:
............................................................................................................
............................................................................................................
............................................................................................................ 

 

 

   (h)   Residential address:
............................................................................................................
............................................................................................................ 

 


………..... 

2.   (a)   Age of claimant as shown on National Registration Card………………………………….. 

   (b)   If date of birth is different from that shown on National Registration Card, list documents to support difference: 

   (a)   …………………………………………………………………………………………………..... 

   (b)   …………………………………………………………………………………………………..... 

   (c)   …………………………………………………………………………………………………..... 

3.   Claimant’s present or last employer 

Account No. (if known) 

   (a)   Employer’s full name and address 

.................................. 

      .........................................................................................
      .........................................................................................
      ......................................................................................... 

 

   (b)   Claimant’s occupation and works No. (if any)
   ................................................................................................................................ 

   (c)   If not employed, state date left the above-mentioned employer
   ................................................................................................................................

               4.   Claimant’s previous employers:

 

Employer’s full 

Claimant’s occupation and works No. 

Period employed 

Employer’s 

names and address 

(if any) 

From 

To 

account No. 

   (a)   ....................
....................
.................... 

........................... 

.............. 

.............. 

.......................... 

   (b)   ....................
....................
.................... 

.......................... 

.............. 

.............. 

......................... 

(If this space is insufficient, please write details on a separate sheet)

 

5.   Claim for benefit: *I declare that I have attained the age of 50/55 years. 

I hereby claim an age benefit in accordance with the provisions of the Zambia National Provident Fund Act, and I declare that the above particulars stated in support of my claim are correct. 

   (a)   I declare that I have not previously been paid a benefit. 

   (b)   I declare that I received an age benefit on......................................................................................................... 

<IN:LF:0,RT:0,FI:0>complete or delete as applicable 

   (c)   I declare that I have received the following other benefit(s) from the Fund...................................................................................................  

*Only persons who were members of the Fund prior to 1st April, 1973, are eligible for an age benefit at 50 years   

6.   Claim for benefit: 

I hereby claim a retirement benefit under the Zambia National Provident Fund Act, and I declare that the particulars in support of this claim are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. 

   I wish the benefit payment to be sent to me at the following address: 

   ...........................................................................................................................................
   ........................................................................................................................................... 

   Claimant’s signature (or mark)...............................................................................................
Date.............................................................................................................................. 

Attesting Witness: 

(A Labour Officer, or Social Welfare Officer in the Administrative Grade or Minister of Religion, or Legal Practitioner, or Bank Manager, or Medical Practitioner, or Commissioner for Oaths) 

Signature........................................................

Full Name.......................................................

(block letters)

Designation ....................................................

Address .........................................................

...................................................................... This form should be sent to:

The Director

Zambia National Provident Fund

P.O. Box 2990

Lusaka

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND (HOME OWNERSHIP WITHDRAWAL BENEFIT) ORDER

[Section 30A]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Entitlement of a Member

   3.   Payment of benefit

   4.   Method of payment

   5.   Claim by Member for benefit

   6.   Evidence to be produced

   7.   Claim by husband and wife

   8.   Transfer of benefit to another house

   9.   Refund of unutilised balance of benefit

   10.   Benefits to be claimed only once

   11.   Information to be furnished

      FIRST SCHEDULE

      SECOND SCHEDULE

[Order by the Minister]

SI 136 of 1974.

 

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Zambia National Provident Fund (Home Ownership Withdrawal Benefit) Order.

 

2.   Entitlement of a Member

Subject to the provisions of this Order, a Member of the Fund who satisfies the Director that he intends to acquire or build a dwelling house for his own occupation in a township or municipality shall be entitled to withdraw a benefit from the Fund:

Provided that—

      (i)   the benefit does not include the twenty-four statutory contributions last credited to the Member’s account by a contributing employer;

      (ii)   the benefit claimed from the Member’s main account does not exceed the cumulative total of sixty contributions; and

      (iii)   the benefit claimed from the Member’s savings account does not exceed the cumulative total of sixty contributions.

 

3.   Payment of benefit

The benefit referred to in paragraph 2 shall at the direction of the Member be payable to one of the following:

      (a)   the Zambia National Building Society;

      (b)   the Township Council or Municipal Council in whose area the dwelling house is situated or is to be erected;

      (c)   the vendor of the dwelling house; or

      (d)   a contractor engaged to build a dwelling house.

 

4.   Method of payment

The Director shall pay the benefit direct to the person named by the Member under the provisions of paragraph 3 at such times and in such instalments as may be required, and shall inform the Member of each payment so made.

 

5.   Claim by Member for benefit

A claim by any Member for a benefit in terms of this Order shall be in the form prescribed in the First Schedule, and shall be lodged at the head office of the Fund not less than thirty days before the payment is required.

 

6.   Evidence to be produced

The Director may require such supporting documents or other evidence as, in his opinion, are necessary to substantiate the claim for benefit.

 

7.   Claim by husband and wife

Where a husband and wife are both Members of the Fund and are otherwise both eligible to claim a benefit in terms of this Order, a joint application in respect of the same dwelling house may be made.

 

8.   Transfer of benefit to another house

Where a benefit or any part thereof has been paid to the person named by the Member under the provisions of paragraph 4 and the Member is unable for any reason beyond his control to proceed with the acquisition or building of the dwelling house described in his application and wishes to transfer the amount of his benefit towards the acquisition or building of another house, he shall notify the Director forthwith in the form prescribed in the Second Schedule.

 

9.   Refund of unutilised balance of benefit

Where the person named by the Member in paragraph 3 does not utilise the whole of the amount of the benefit paid to him, he shall refund the unutilised balance to the Director for credit to the Member’s account.

 

10.   Benefits to be claimed only once

A benefit under the provisions of paragraph 2 may be claimed only once by a Member unless he has repaid in full to the Director for credit to his account any earlier benefit paid on his behalf under this Order.

 

11.   Information to be furnished

The person receiving the benefit under the provisions of paragraph 3 shall furnish the Director with such information as he may require for the administration of the benefit, and in any event shall inform the Director when the transfer or erection of the dwelling house has been completed.

FIRST SCHEDULE

[Paragraph 5]

NPF

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND

CLAIM FOR HOME OWNERSHIP WITHDRAWAL BENEFIT

Transfer of benefit to another house

1.   Name and address of claimant (in block capitals)

   (a)   Surname ............................................................... 

 

For Office
Use Only 

   (b)   Other names

      .............................................................................

      .............................................................................

      ............................................................................. 

As on National
Registration
Card or Member’s
Registration Card 

 

NPF64 sent

Initials 

   (c)   National Registration Number.

   (d)   Year of birth 

........../........../.....

............................ 

...........

..........

Date

……......….. 

   (e)   Member’s Social Security Number 

:         :  

   (f)   Date of joining National Provident Fund 

………………. 

   (g)   Address for correspondence and benefit payment:

      .............................................................................................................

      .............................................................................................................

      .............................................................................................................

   (h)   Residential address:

      .............................................................................................................

      ............................................................................................................. 

2.   Claimant’s present or last employer

   (a)   Employer’s full name and address

      ........................................................................................

      ........................................................................................ 

Account No. (if known)

.................................. 

   (b)   Claimant’s occupation and works No. (if any)

      .............................................................................................................................

   (c)   If not employed, state date left the above-mentioned employer

      .............................................................................................................................

3.   Claimant’s previous employers:

Employer’s full names and address 

Claimant’s occupation and works No. (if any) 

Period employed 

Employer’s account No. 

 

 

From 

To 

 

(1)   ............................

   ............................

   ............................

(2)   ............................

   ............................

   ............................

(3)   ............................

   ............................

   ............................

(4)   ............................

   ............................

   ............................ 

...........................

 

 

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.......................... 

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4.   Claim for benefit:

I hereby claim a withdrawal benefit in accordance with the provisions of section 30A of the Zambia National Provident Fund Act, and I declare that the particulars stated in support of my claim are correct.

   *(a)   I declare that I have not previously been paid a benefit from the Fund.

   *(b)   I declare that I have previously received a home ownership withdrawal benefit

      but repaid this to the Fund on.................................................. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Complete or delete as applicable

   5.   (a)   I wish the benefit payment to be sent to one of the following:

      (i)   The Zambia National Building Society, P.O. Box ...............................................,

      (ii)   ............................................................Council, P.O. Box ...................................,

      (iii)   The vendor of the house, namely:

         P.O. Box ..............................................................................................................

          .............................................................................................................................

      (iv)   .......................The contractor engaged*/* to be engaged to build the house, namely:

         P.O. Box ..............................................................................................................

          .............................................................................................................................

      (b)   ............................................................*I wish the total benefit to be paid on or before

               (date payment required)

      (c)   *I wish payment to be made in......................................instalments as follows:

   

(number)

   

Date Payment

 

Amount

Required

1st instalment

K..........................

....................................................

2nd instalment

K..........................

....................................................

3rd instalment

K..........................

....................................................

4th instalment

K..........................

....................................................

5th instalment

K..........................

....................................................

6th instalment

K..........................

....................................................

7th instalment

K..........................

....................................................

8th instalment

K..........................

....................................................

6. I declare that my wife*/*husband is an eligible Member of the Fund and is also claiming a home ownership withdrawal benefit for the house described below.

Particulars of wife*/*husband:

 

   (a)   Surname ..................................................................................

   (b)   Other names ............................................................................

      ................................................................................................ 

As on National Registration Card or Member’s Registration Card 

   (c)   National Registration Number..................../......../........*Delete words inapplicable

   (d)   Year of Birth............................................  

   (e)   Social Security Number 

.......:.........:.........  

   (f)   Date of joining National Provident Fund .....................................................................

<IN:LF:0.599306,FI:-0.599306><BR:BT:0,0.0138889,FC:0,0,0>   (g)   Home Ownership Withdrawal Benefit Claim Form (NPF ) for wife*/*husband attached*/*sent to the Fund’s office on ......................................................................

<BR:BT:0.00694444,0.0138889,FC:0,0,0>      ............................................................................................................................. 7.   Particulars of house to be acquired or built:

      (a)   General:……………………………………………………………………………......

      (i)   Name of property:………………………………………………………………..

      (ii)   Plot Number: :……………………………………………………………………

      (iii)   Street Number: :…………………………………………………………………

      (iv)   Town: :……………………………………………………………………………

      (b)   To be completed if the house is already built (otherwise complete (c) below):

      (i)   No. of living rooms:..........................................No. of bedrooms: :……………

         Water point: Yes*/*No.      W.C.: Yes*/*No.

         Bath or Shower: Yes*/*No.

      (ii)   Type of construction (brick, asbestos, etc. :……………………………………

         Walls:............................................Roof: ...........................................................

      (iii)   Municipal valuation of land K.................................and improvements K...........

      (iv)   Purchase Price K...........................................

      (v)   Name and address of present owner: :…………………………………………

         .…………………………………………………………………………….………

      (vi)   Name and address of vendor’s solicitors/advocates: …………………………

         ...........................................................................................................................

      (c)   To be completed if the house is not yet built:

      (i)   Do you own the land, or have you been allocated the land by the local authority?
.......................................................

      (ii)   What is the receipt number for the deposit for the plot paid to the local authority?
.....................................................

      (iii)   Who is going to build the house?

Name:......................................................................................................................................

.................................................................................................................................................

      (iv)   No. of living rooms:...................................No. of bedrooms: …………….............

         Water point: Yes*/*No.      W.C.: Yes*/*No.

         Bath or Shower: Yes*/*No.

      (v)   Type of construction (brick, asbestos, etc.) ……………………………………

         ...........................................................................................................................

         Walls:...................................................Roof: …….............................................

      (vi)   Architect (if any). Name………..........................................................................

         ...........................................................................................................................

*Delete words inapplicable

      (vii)   Estimated cost: K ……......................................................................................

      (viii)   Estimated time for completion: ….....................................................................

 

 

   <BR:TP:0.00694444,0.0138889,FC:0,0,0>8.   (a)   *I wish to claim a benefit amounting to K....................................................................

      (b)   *I wish to claim the maximum benefit for which I am eligible in terms of the First Schedule to the Zambia National Provident Fund (Home Ownership Withdrawal Benefit) Regulations, 1974.   Claimant’s signature (or mark) ….......................................................................................   Date ...............................................................................................................................Attesting Witness:(A Labour Officer, or Social Welfare Officer in the Administrative Grade or Minister of Religion, or Legal Practitioner, or Bank }Manager, or Medical Practitioner, or Commissioner for Oaths)}Signature ..................................
Full Name .................................

(BLOCK LETTERS)Designation ................................
Address .....................................

 

This form should be sent to:

The Director

Zambia National Provident Fund

P.O. Box

Lusaka

<BR:TP:0.00694444,0.0138889,FC:0,0,0,BT:0,0.0138889,FC:0,0,0>For Office Use Only<BR:TP:0,0.0138889,FC:0,0,0,BT:0.00694444,0.0138889,FC:0,0,0>The Member is eligible for a benefit amounting to K..................................................................
     
  N.B. You should attach to this form copies of any documents in your possession which will support your application.

SECOND SCHEDULE

[Paragraph 5]

NPF

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND

HOME OWNERSHIP WITHDRAWAL BENEFIT:

NOTIFICATION TO DIRECTOR OF TRANSFER OF BENEFIT

 

   1.   Name and address of Member (in block capitals)

      (a)   Surname …………………………………………………………………………….

      (b)   Other names…………………………………………………………………………

      (c)   National Registration Number......./......./.......

      (d)   Year of Birth...................................As on National Registration Card or Member’s Registration Card 

      (e)   Member’s Social Security Number:

.........................................

 

 

      (f)   Address for correspondence:

         ....................................................................................................................................

         ....................................................................................................................................

      (g)   Residential address:

         ....................................................................................................................................

         ....................................................................................................................................2.   Member’s present employer:

      (a)   Employer’s full name and address:

         ...............................................................................................

         ...............................................................................................

Account No. (if known)...................................

 

 

      (b)   Member’s occupation and works No. (if any):

         ....................................................................................................................................3.   Particulars of property for which benefit was paid:

      (a)   General:

      (i)   Name of property:...................................................................................................

      (ii)   Plot Number:...........................................................................................................

      (iii)   Street number:........................................................................................................

      (iv)   Town:......................................................................................................................

      (b)   Amount of benefit approved K........................................................................................

      (c)   Amount of benefit actually paid (if known) K..................................................................

      (d)   Name of person receiving benefit:

      (i)   Zambia National Building Society

      (ii)   ..........................................................................Local Authority

      (iii)   Vendor:....................................................................................................................

      (iv)   Contractor:...............................................................................................................4.   Reason why transfer of benefit to another property is necessary:........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................…………………………....................................................5. Particulars of house to be acquired or built:

      (a)   General:

      (i)   Name of property:......................................................................................................

      (ii)   Plot Number:.............................................................................................................

      (iii)   Street Number:..........................................................................................................

      (iv)   Town:.......................................................................................................................

      (b)   To be completed if the house is already built (otherwise complete (c) below):

      (i)   No. of living rooms:.............................No. of bedrooms: ...........................................................

         Water point: Yes*/*No.W.C.:Yes*/*No.

         Bath or Shower: Yes*/*No.

      (ii)   Type of construction (brick, asbestos, etc.)

         ..............................................................................................................................

         Walls:............................................ Roof: .............................................................

      (iii)   Municipal valuation of land K.............................. and improvements K................

      (iv)   Purchase price K..............................

      (v)   Name and address of present owner

      (vi)   Name and address of vendor’s solicitors

         ..............................................................................................................................

         ..............................................................................................................................

         ..............................................................................................................................

      (c)   To be completed if the house is not yet built:

      (i)   Do you own the land, or have you been allocated the land by the local authority?

      (ii)   What is the receipt number for the deposit for the plot paid to the local authority?.................

         …………………………………………………………………………………………

      (iii)   Who is going to build the house?

         Name: ....................................................................................................................

         Address: ................................................................................................................

      (iv)   No. of living rooms:...................................No. of bedrooms: .................................

         Water point: Yes*/*No.      W.C.: Yes*/*No.

         Bath or Shower: Yes*/*No.

      (v)   Type of construction (brick, asbestos, etc.)

         ..............................................................................................................................

         Walls:...................................................Roof: .......................................................

      (vi)   Architect (if any).

         Name: ..................................................................................................................

         Address: ..............................................................................................................

*Delete words inapplicable

6. Revised schedule for instalment payments:

Please send the schedule of instalment payments for my befit as follows:

 

 

Date Payment 

 

Amount 

Required 

1st instalment 

K.......................... 

.................................................... 

2nd instalment 

K.......................... 

.................................................... 

3rd instalment 

K.......................... 

.................................................... 

4th instalment 

K.......................... 

.................................................... 

5th instalment 

K.......................... 

.................................................... 

6th instalment 

K.......................... 

.................................................... 

7th instalment 

K.......................... 

.................................................... 

8th instalment 

K.......................... 

....................................................

Member’s signature (or mark).....................................................................................................................................

Date........................................................................................................................................

This form should be sent to:

The Director

Zambia National Provident Fund

P.O. Box

Lusaka

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND (FUNERAL GRANT) REGULATIONS

[Section 44]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Funeral grant

   4.   One grant to be paid

   5.   Board to determine amount of grant

   6.   Application for grant

   7.   Employer may act as agent

SI 193 of 1973.

 

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Zambia National Provident Fund (Funeral Grant) Regulations.

 

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

“administrator” means a person appointed as such by the High Court or a Local Court;

“Board” means the Zambia National Provident Fund Board established under section 5 of the Act;

“contribution” means a contribution payable by an employer under the provisions of section 16, 16A or 17A of the Act;

“Director” means the Director of the Fund appointed under section 6 of the Act;

“employer” means an employer registered under section 10 of the Act;

“executor” means a person appointed by a deceased person to be executor of his Will;

“Fund” means the Zambia National Provident Fund;

“relative of a person” means—

      (a)   when used in relation to a person not generally subject to customary law, the wife, husband, father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, stepfather, step-mother, child, grandchild, brother, sister, half-brother or half-sister of such person; and

      (b)   when used in relation to a person generally subject to customary law, any one of such persons as are recognised under customary law as comprising his family.

 

3.   Funeral grant

The executor or administrator of a deceased Member’s estate, or any relative of such deceased person who is responsible for the expenses of a deceased Member’s burial, shall be entitled to claim from the Fund a grant towards the funeral expenses, if—

      (a)   the deceased Member is buried or cremated in Zambia; and

      (b)   such grant is claimed within six months of the deceased Member’s date of death; and

      (c)   at least twenty-four contributions of any class have been credited, or are due to be credited, by an employer to the account of the deceased Member at the date of his death; and

      (d)   the claim is supported by a certified copy of an entry in the Register of Deaths maintained by the Registrar-General under the provisions of the Births and Deaths Registration Act, or, in the absence of such certificate of registration of death, such evidence of death and burial as the Director may require; and

      (e)   the claim is supported by evidence of disbursement of money in connection with the deceased Member’s burial and funeral arrangements.

 

4.   One grant to be paid

Only one funeral grant shall be paid from the Fund in connection with the funeral arrangements of a deceased Member.

 

5.   Board to determine amount of grant

The Board shall determine the amount of any funeral grant payable under these Regulations, having regard to the amount or probable amount of the special reserve created by the Board for such grants under the provisions of sub-section (3)(e) of section 34 of the Act.

 

6.   Application for grant

An application for a grant under these Regulations shall be in such form as the Director may determine from time to time.

 

7.   Employer may act as agent

The Director may enter into an arrangement with any registered employer under which such employer may act as the agent of the Board for the payment on behalf of the Board of a funeral grant to any person entitled to claim and complying with the provisions of regulation 3 and, if such an arrangement is made, the Director is authorised to reimburse such employer by an amount not exceeding the extent of the funeral grant determined under regulation 5.

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND (MATERNITY GRANT) REGULATIONS

[Section 44]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Maternity grant

   4.   Board to determine amount of grant

   5.   Application for grant

[Regulations by the Minister]

SI 192 of 1973.

 

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Zambia National Provident Fund (Maternity Grant) Regulations.

 

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Board” means the Zambia National Provident Fund Board established under section 5 of the Act;

“child” includes all children delivered as a result of the confinement in respect of which a maternity grant is claimed, and a child stillborn;

“contribution” means a contribution payable by an employer under the provisions of section 16, 16A or 17A of the Act;

“Director” means the Director of the Fund appointed under section 6 of the Act;

“Fund” means the Zambia National Provident Fund;

“maternity grant” means a grant from the special reserve created by the Board under the provisions of sub-section 3(d) of section 34 of the Act;

“Member” means a person to whose credit there is an amount standing in the Fund.

 

3.   Maternity grant

A female Member of the Fund shall, after confinement, be entitled to claim from the Fund a maternity grant towards the expenses of her confinement:

Provided that—

      (a)   the confinement shall have taken place in Zambia;

      (b)   such grant is claimed within six months of the birth of her child;

      (c)   at least twenty-four contributions of any class have been credited, or are due to be credited, by an employer to the account of the Member at the date of the child’s birth; and

      (d)   the claim is supported by a certified copy of an entry in the Register of Births maintained by the Registrar-General under the provisions of the Births and Deaths Registration Act, or, in the absence of such certificate of registration of birth, or of a still-birth, such evidence of confinement as the Director may require.

 

4.   Board to determine amount of grant

The Board shall determine the amount of any maternity grant payable under these Regulations, having regard to the amount or probable amount of the special reserve created by the Board for such grants under the provisions of sub-section 3(d) of section 34 of the Act.

 

5.   Application for grant

An application for a grant under these Regulations shall be in such form as the Director may determine from time to time.

ZAMBIA NATIONAL PROVIDENT FUND (DOMESTIC SERVANTS) REGULATIONS

[Section 44]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Employer’s records

   3.   Every domestic servant to be recorded

   4.   Register to be forwarded to Director

   5.   Domestic contribution and assessment

   6.   Amount of domestic contribution

   7.   Payment of domestic contributions

   8.   Contribution stamp to be cancelled

   9.   Wages paid in advance

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