Army Pensions Act, 1937

Amendment of section 13 of the Act of 1927.

8.—(1) Sub-section (1) of section 13 of the Act of 1927 is hereby amended by the insertion, before the words “not less than” now contained therein, of the words and figures “or becomes, by reason of matters definitely attributable to such military service or to such military service and such service in the forces, after such date but before the 1st day of July, 1938,” and the Act of 1927 shall be construed and have effect accordingly.

(2) Where, by virtue of the amendment of sub-section (1) of section 13 of the Act of 1927 effected by this section, a disability pension is granted under the said sub-section (1) to any person, such pension shall, notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (3) of the said section 13 , commence as on and from such date as the Minister may having regard to all the circumstances of the case determine, but such date shall not be earlier than the date of his examination by the Army Pensions Board at which his disablement was assessed at a degree not less than the minimum degree of disablement.