Presidential Establishment Act, 1938

Grant of pensions to widows of ex-Presidents.

4.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a pension at the rate of five hundred pounds per annum shall be granted by the Government to the widow of any person who—

(a) died while holding the office of President, or

(b) died while in receipt of a pension granted under the next preceding section of this Act, or

(c) was, immediately before his death, entitled to be granted but was not actually granted a pension under the said next preceding section.

(2) No pension shall be granted under this section to a person who has re-married after the death of the husband in respect of whose death such pension could (but for this sub-section) be granted.

(3) Every pension granted to a person under this section shall be charged upon and payable out of the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof to the said person from the date of death of her husband, until, in case she re-marries, such re-marriage or, in case she does not re-marry, her death.