This section deals with the medical examinations for former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonian benefits made under the Agreement.
Article 16 provides that each country will apply its own legislation in order to assess a person's capacity for work, or capacity for independent life and work to determine a right to benefit or for extending payment of a benefit under the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonian legislation (disability pension).
The competent institution of the contracting party where the person is resident will, on request from the other competent institution of the contracting party, arrange an appropriate medical examination where necessary. The requesting authority will pay for the cost of this examination.
All available relevant medical reports and documentation will be sent to the other contracting party (free of charge).
Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 26 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Last reviewed: 21 March 2011