The Personal Accident Benefit Scheme was launched by the Ministry for Finance as from 1 May 2019, to compensate Employees of Departments and Entities within the Public Sector admitted in Schedule A of the Scheme in the event of death or a permanent disability resulting from an accident whilst carrying out duties or service at the place of work.
Four times the annual salary in case of death or in case of permanent disability, in accordance to the disability scale up to 100% as assessed by a Medical Board but capped at €180,000.
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All employees assigned with and performing duties with the Malta Police Force, the Armed Forces of Malta, the Malta Civil Protection Department, the Malta Security Service, the Malta Correctional Facilities Services, and the Malta Customs Department who sustain death or a permanent bodily injury resulting from an accident whilst carrying out duties or service at the place of work.
The notification of a claim is to be made by the Head of the Department or Entity of the injured employee, or by the injured employee himself (or by their authorised representative) not later than 14 days from the occurrence of the accident giving rise to the bodily injury or death.
Application forms A and B are to be sent to:
Occupational Personal Accident Benefit Scheme
Ministry for Finance
Valletta VLT 1102
or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
For Application Form B, click here