Category Archives: Pension/Retirement

Are Illegitmate children entitled also to death benefit of their father?

As to the issue of who has the better right over the SSS death benefits, Section 8(e) and (k) of R. A. No. 8282[27] is very clear. Hence, we need only apply the law. Under the principles of statutory construction, … Continue reading

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Can the SSS deny the petitioner’s application for survivor’s pension on the sole ground that she was not the legal spouse of Bonifacio “as of the date of his retirement;” hence, she could not be considered as his primary beneficiary under Section 12-B(d) of Rep. Act No. 8282?

In the Resolution dated July 19, 2005, the Court required the parties, as well as the Office of the Solicitor General, to file their respective comments on the issue of whether or not the proviso “as of the date of … Continue reading

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