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From the Collection of enactment and decrees of the government for 1921, Administration of the Council of People's Commissars of the USSR

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About additional benefits for women in labor. ( Izv. 1922, No. 1, S. U. 79‐668 ). 

Article number 668.

Decree of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars.

In development of the resolution of the Council of Peopleʹs

Commissars of November 15, 1921, on social insurance ( No. 76, art. 627 ), the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars decided:

1.                   A one‐time supplementary allowance for items of care for newborns shall be issued to the insured and their wives in the amount of the monthly average salary of the area.

2.                   The size of the allowance for feeding the child to the persons named in paragraph 1 shall be set at of the average wage. This allowance is issued within 9 months from the date of delivery.

3.                   The Peopleʹs Commissariat of Social Security is instructed to issue instructions for the application of this decree.

Signed by:

For the Chairman of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars A. Tsyurup .

N. Gorbunov, Administrator of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars .

Secretary L. Fotieva .

December 5, 1921.

Published in No. 1 of the News of the All‐Russian Central Executive

Committee of Soviets dated January 1, 1922.