Army Pensions Act, 1953

Direction as to relative to whom allowance is to be paid.

5.—(1) An allowance under this Part shall be payable to such one of the relatives (being a relative mentioned in section 4 of this Act) of a deceased person in respect of whom this Part applies (in this section referred to as such deceased person) as the Minister may direct.

(2) Where, on the death of a relative while in receipt of an allowance under this Part, there are one or more surviving relatives (being relatives mentioned in section 4 of this Act) of such deceased person, the Minister may, on application being made to him, grant to such one of the said surviving relatives of such deceased person as he may direct, such allowance mentioned in this Part as may be appropriate.