Army Pensions Act, 1937

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

23.—(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, as amended by this Act,

no claim in respect of the death of such person for an allowance or gratuity under the said Part II, as so amended, 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(3) Section 17 of the Act of 1932 is hereby repealed.