Defence Forces (Pensions) Act, 1932

Contents of pension scheme.

3.—A pension scheme may provide for—

(a) the payment out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas to or in respect of the persons to whom such scheme applies of retired pay, pensions and gratuities at such rates in such manner and at such time and subject to such conditions and restrictions (including restrictions on alienation) as may be prescribed by such scheme ;

(b) in the case of officers of the Forces serving at the passing of this Act who immediately before joining the National Army were serving in a pensionable post in the Civil Service and had so served for a period of not less than twenty-five years, the reckoning, subject to such conditions as may be specified in such scheme, of all service in such pensionable post of some or all such officers as military service for the purposes of this Act and such scheme ;

(c) penalties for fraudulent conduct in relation to an application for any retired pay, pension or gratuity.