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The new Polish old-age pension system: A very brief description

Poland started the new mandatory old-age pension system called Security through Diversity on 1 January 1999. For people born after 31 December 1948 the new system entirely replaced the previous one that had been terminated on 31 December 1998. People were covered by the new system automatically there was no decision whether to switch to the new system or not.