Army Pensions Act, 1953

Gratuities to relatives of certain deceased persons.

44.—(1) Where a person who had been in receipt of a special allowance dies after the termination of the last award and before a new award had been made and where a new award would have been made but for the death of such person, then, notwithstanding subsection (1) of section 12 of the Act of 1949, the Minister may pay, in respect of such person, a gratuity equal to the amount of the special allowance which would, at such person's death, have accrued due on foot of the new award.

(2) Subsections (3) and (4) of section 12 of the Act of 1949 shall apply in respect of a gratuity payable under this section.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be deemed to have come into operation on, and shall have effect on and from, the 1st day of July, 1950.