Army Pensions Act, 1937

Report by Army Pensions Board on applications for pensions under Part VI.

31.—(1) Whenever an application for a pension under this Part of this Act is referred to the Army Pensions Board, they shall assess and report to the Minister the degree of disability from which the applicant is suffering and shall also report to the Minister on such other matters arising on such application as they may be requested by the Minister to report upon, and for the purposes of such report shall cause such application to be investigated in such manner as the Minister may direct.

(2) The Army Pensions Board may, for the purposes of carrying out the duties imposed on them by this section, make all such inquiries, summon all such witnesses, and take such evidence on oath (which any member is hereby authorised to administer) or otherwise as they may deem necessary.