Disability pensions are assigned to the persons who have been specified as disabled of group I and II according to the procedure established by the legislation.
Determination of the causes and groups of disability as well as the starting time and duration of disability are determined by the Medical Labor Expert Commission (MLEC). The procedure for determining the degree of medical examination and loss of working ability is carried out in accordance with the statutes approved by Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated July 1, 2011 № 195 "On approval of regulatory legal acts directed on definition of the level of disability and the professional disability and further improvement of procedure of carrying out medical examinations by medical labor expert commissions" .
Disability pensions granted in the event of disability or occupational disease shall be appointed irrespective of the seniority.
Disability pensions granted due to general illness will be appointed prior to the beginning of disability, as long as they have the seniority as defined in paragraph 2, article 17, of the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On the provision of State Pensions".