Army Pensions Act, 1953

Validation of pension.

58.—In the case of a person who was, on the 27th day of January, 1943, granted, under section 10 of the Act of 1932, a gratuity in respect of a wound, and who applied to the Minister on the 10th day of March, 1948, to have the amount of the award reconsidered, the following provisions shall have effect:

(a) notwithstanding subsection (2) of section 18 of the Act of 1932, the pension granted to that person under the said section 10 shall be deemed to have been a valid grant of pension;

(b) where, after the passing of this Act, a pension under the said section 10 is payable to that person, such pension shall be payable from such date as the Minister may determine but such date shall not be earlier than the date of the passing of this Act.