Army Pensions Act, 1937

Ex-gratia payment to certain persons wounded or injured.

41.—(1) The Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, grant a gratuity (in this Part of this Act referred to as a special gratuity) of such amount (not exceeding one hundred pounds) as he thinks proper to any person in respect of whom all the following conditions are complied with, that is to say:—

(a) such person during the period commencing on the 1st day of April, 1916 and ending on the 30th day of September, 1923, received a wound or injury either—

(i) by reason of the fact that such person was keeping arms the property of any of the said organisations, or

(ii) by being accidentally shot by a member of one of the said organisations who was staying in the house of such person and was evading arrest;

(b) such person was not, at the time he received such wound or injury, a member of any of the organisations to which Part II of the Act of 1932 applies.

(2) No person who is entitled to a pension, allowance or gratuity under the Acts, or under the Acts as amended by this Act, or under any other Part of this Act shall be entitled to apply for or be granted a special gratuity.