Superannuation Act, 1834

Where fees form part of the emoluments of an office, an average shall be fixed by the head of the department, on which compensation, &c., shall be granted.

28. It shall be lawful for the person or persons at the head of any department in which any fees or other sources of profit may form part of the emoluments of any office in such department, to fix, with the approbation of the Treasury, or for the Admiralty if the office shall be in that department, an average sum upon which the compensation or superannuation allowance shall be granted, . . . which sum so to be fixed shall not exceed the average amount of such emoluments for the three last preceding years.

[S. 29 rep. 37 & 38 Vict. c. 35. (S.L.R.)]