Army Pensions (Increase) Act, 1949

Increase of certain widows' allowances under sections 7 and 8 of the Act of 1923.

4.—(1) This section applies to—

(a) an allowance payable, under section 7 of the Act of 1923, during widowhood to the widow of an officer,

(b) an allowance, payable under section 8 of the Act of 1923 during widowhood to the widow of a person deemed under that section to have held in the forces the rank of officer, other than any such allowance to which subsection (2) of section 4 of the Act of 1927 applies.

(2) Every allowance to which this section applies shall be payable at the rate of £135 per annum in lieu of the rate of £90 per annum.