Social security provisions in the Constitution of Malta
Declaration of Principles
- 17. Social assistance and insurance
(1) Every citizen incapable of work and unprovided with the resources necessary for subsistence is entitled to maintenance and social assistance.
(2) Workers are entitled to reasonable insurance on a contributory basis for their requirements in case of accident, illness, disability, old-age and involuntary unemployment.
(3) Disabled persons and persons incapable of work are entitled to education and vocational training.