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Army Pensions Act, 1953

Power to grant further allowances under Part VII of the Act of 1937.

52.(1) Where a person dies while in receipt of an allowance under Part VII of the Act of 1937, it shall be lawful for another dependent relative of the deceased person in respect of whom the allowance was payable to apply for and be granted an allowance under the said Part VII, provided the Minister and the Minister for Finance are satisfied that the statutory conditions for the grant of an allowance under the said Part VII are complied with.

(2) Every application for an allowance under Part VII of the Act of 1937, as amended by this section, shall be in such form and contain such particulars as the Minister may require, and shall be made—

(a) if the person who died while in receipt of an allowance died before the date of the passing of this Act, not later than twelve months after that date, and

(b) if such person died on or after the date of the passing of this Act, within twelve months after the date of the death of such person.

(3) Every allowance granted under Part VII of the Act of 1937 as amended by this section shall commence on such date (not being earlier than the date of the passing of this Act) as the Minister may determine.