No. Payments which a claimant (or his/her dependants) is entitled to under the Agreement are completely separate from those payable as a result of the
EC Regulations on Social Security. Any benefit already in payment, or subsequently made, under
EC regulations will not be affected by any payment made under the terms of the Agreement.
A person can of course receive payment under both the
EC Regulations and this Agreement, if he/she worked for example in Ireland, Austria and another
EC Member State, but the calculation of pension amounts under the Agreement
will not take account of periods of work in the relevant