Army Pensions Act, 1941

Time limit for making applications for allowances and gratuities under Part II of the Act of 1932 by widows, children and dependants of certain persons.

5.—(1) Where—

(a) a person dies more than twelve months after the passing of this Act, and

(b) such person's death is due to a wound or disease, and

(c) such person did not within twelve months after the date of the passing of this Act apply for a pension in respect of such wound or disease under Part II of the Act of 1932,

no claim in respect of the death of such person for an allowance or gratuity under the said Part II by the widow or any child or dependant of such person shall be entertained.

(2) Nothing in this section shall be construed as limiting the operation of sub-section (3) of the immediately preceding section.

(3) Section 23 of the Act of 1937 is hereby repealed.