Army Pensions Act, 1937

Report by Army Pensions Board on applications for dependents' allowances and special gratuities.

44.—(1) Whenever an application for a dependant's allowance or a special gratuity is referred to the Army Pensions Board under this Part of this Act, they shall report to the Minister on such 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) as they may deem necessary.