Definition: Non-contributory scheme

ESSPROS Manual

Non-contributory schemes are social protection schemes in which eligibility to benefits is not conditional on the payment of contributions by the protected persons or by other parties on their behalf. 

This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual
Source:
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011
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