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Salaries of Higher State Servants Act

Issuer:Riigikogu
Type:act
In force from:01.03.2018
In force until: In force
Translation published:05.01.2018

Salaries of Higher State Servants Act

Passed 16.12.2009
RT I 2010, 1, 2
Entry into force 01.01.2012

Amended by the following legal instruments (show)

PassedPublishedEntry into force
22.04.2010RT I 2010, 22, 10801.01.2011, entry into force on the date determined in the Decision of the Council of the European Union regarding the abrogation of the derogation established in respect of the Republic of Estonia on the basis provided for in Article 140 (2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, Council Decision 2010/416/EU of 13 July 2010 (OJ L 196, 28.07.2010, pp. 24-26).
08.12.2010RT I, 28.12.2010, 601.01.2012
15.06.2011RT I, 08.07.2011, 801.01.2012
07.12.2011RT I, 28.12.2011, 101.01.2012, partially on the tenth day after publication in Riigi Teataja.
12.12.2012RT I, 29.12.2012, 101.01.2013, partially 01.04.2013 and 01.07.2013
19.06.2014RT I, 29.06.2014, 10901.07.2014
11.02.2015RT I, 12.03.2015, 101.01.2016
06.12.2017RT I, 28.12.2017, 101.01.2018, partially 01.03.2018

§ 1.  Salary of higher state servants

 (1) This Act regulates the salaries of higher state servants.

 (2) The salary of higher state servants is the highest salary rate specified in § 2 of this Act multiplied by the factor specified in § 3.
[RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

§ 2.  Highest salary rate of higher state servants

 (1) The highest salary rate of higher state servants shall be 5,200 euros.

 (2) After indexation provided in § 21 of this Act the highest salary rate resulting from the indexation in the previous year is considered to be the highest salary rate next year.
[RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

 (3) [Repealed - RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

 (4) [Repealed - RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

 (5) [Repealed - RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

§ 21.  Indexation of highest salary rate of higher state servants

 (1) The highest salary rate specified in § 2 of this Act is indexed by 1 April each calendar year with the highest salary rate index the value of which is dependent 20% on the annual increase in the consumer price index and 80% on the annual increase in the receipt of the pension insurance part of social tax. The index shall be given with the accuracy to three decimal places.

 (2) Upon calculation of the index the annual increase in the consumer price index is multiplied by 0.2 and the annual increase in the receipt of the pension insurance part of social tax is multiplied by 0.8 and the resulting products are added.

 (3) The annual increase in the consumer price index shall be calculated by dividing the value of the consumer price index for the previous calendar year with the value of the consumer price index for the year before the previous calendar year on the basis of the value of the consumer price index officially published by Statistics Estonia.

 (4) The annual increase in the receipt of the pension insurance part of social tax shall be calculated by dividing the total amount of the pension insurance part of social tax for the previous calendar year with the value of the total amount of the pension insurance part of social tax for the year before the previous calendar year, on the basis of the data of the Ministry of Finance concerning the receipt of pension insurance part of social tax.

 (5) The annual increase in the consumer price index and the receipt of social tax shall be expressed with the accuracy to three decimal places.

 (6) The highest salary rate index specified in subsection (1) of this section shall be published by the Ministry of Finance on its web page by 15 March of each calendar year.
[RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

§ 3.  Coefficients applicable to salaries of higher state servants

 (1) The coefficient for the salary of the President of the Republic shall be 1.0.

 (2) The coefficient for the salary of the President of the Riigikogu shall be 1.0.

 (3) The coefficient for the salary of the Prime Minister shall be 1.0.

 (4) The coefficient for the salary of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court shall be 1.0.

 (5) The coefficient for the salary of the Vice-President of the Riigikogu shall be 0.85.

 (6) The coefficient for the salary of the Auditor General shall be 0.85.

 (7) The coefficient for the salary of the Chancellor of Justice shall be 0.85.

 (8) The coefficient for the salary of a justice of the Supreme Court shall be 0.85.

 (81) the coefficient for the salary of the Prosecutor General is 0.85.
[RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2018]

 (9) The coefficient for the salary of a minister shall be 0.85.

 (10) The coefficient for the salary of the Secretary of State shall be 0.85.

 (11) The coefficient for the salary of the chairman of a committee of the Riigikogu and the chairman of a fraction shall be 0.85.

 (12) [Omitted]
[RT I, 08.07.2011, 8 - entry into force 01.01.2012]

 (13) The coefficient for the salary of the deputy chairman of a committee of the Riigikogu and the deputy chairman of a fraction shall be 0.75.

 (14) The coefficient for the salary of a judge of a circuit court shall be 0.75.

 (15) The coefficient for the salary of a Member of the Riigikogu shall be 0.65.

 (16) The coefficient for the salary of a judge of a county or administrative court shall be 0.65.

 (17) [Repealed - RT I, 29.06.2014, 109 - entry into force 01.07.2014]

 (18) The coefficient for the salary of the Public Conciliator shall be 0.55.

 (19) The coefficient for the salary of the Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner shall be 0.55.

 (20) The coefficient for the salary of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank shall be 0.35.

 (21) The coefficient for the salary of a member of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank shall be 0.25.

§ 4.  Change in salary rate of higher state servants

  The change in the highest salary rate provided in subsection 2 (1) of this Act shall enter into force on the day of commencement of authority of the following composition of the Riigikogu.
[RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2018]

§ 41.  Reduction of coefficients for salaries of higher state servants during increased defence readiness and state of war

 (1) During increased defence readiness and a state of war, if it is necessary in the interests of ensuring the security of the state to make changes in the State Budget Act as a result of which salaries payable from the state budget shall be reduced, the Government of the Republic shall have the right to make a proposal to the Riigikogu for temporary reduction of the coefficients provided for in subsections 3 (1), (3), (4), (6)–(10), (12), (14) and (16)–(21) of this Act.

 (2) The proposal of the government of the Republic shall set out the extent of the reduction of coefficients, taking proportionally account of the extent of reduction of the total amount of salaries payable from the state budget.

 (3) The Riigikogu shall decide on the reduction of coefficients, extent of reduction and period of validity of the decision at the earliest opportunity as from the submission of the proposal of the Government of the Republic.

 (4) The decision of the Riigikogu shall enter into force on the first date of the calendar month following the decision.
[RT I, 12.03.2015, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2016]

§ 5.  [Omitted.]

[RT I, 28.12.2011, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2012]

§ 6.  [Omitted from this text.]

§ 7.  [Omitted.]

[RT I, 28.12.2011, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2012]

§ 8. – § 9. [Omitted from this text.]

§ 10.  [Omitted.]

[RT I, 29.12.2012, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2013]

§ 11. – § 16. [Omitted from this text.]

§ 17.  Implementation of indexation of highest salary rate of higher state servants
[Repealed - RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

§ 171.  Specification of application of highest salary rate resulting from indexation

 (1) The highest salary rate resulting from indexation provided in subsection 2 (2) of this Act shall be applied with regard to the persons specified in subsections 3 (1)–(3), (5), (9), (11), (13) and (15) from the day on which the mandate of the XIV Riigikogu begins.

 (2) Upon calculation of the salary of the persons referred to in subsection (1) of this section until the day on which the mandate of the XIV Riigikogu begins the redaction of this Act in force until 1 March 2018 shall be applied.
[RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 - entry into force 01.03.2018]

§ 18.  [Omitted.]

[RT I 2010, 22, 108 - entry into force 01.01.2011]

§ 19.  Entry into force of Act

 (1) This Act shall enter into force on 1 January 2012.
[RT I, 28.12.2010, 6 - entry into force 01.01.2012]

 (11) Subsections 3 (4), (8), (14) and (16) and § 6 shall enter into force on 1 July 2013.
[RT I, 29.12.2012, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2013]

 (2) Subsections 3 (1), (3), (6), (7), (9), (10) and (17)-(21) and §§ 9 and 11-16 shall enter into force on 1 January 2014.
[RT I, 29.12.2012, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2013]

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