Presidential Establishment (Amendment) Act, 1991

Amendment of section 4 of Principal Act.

3.—Section 4 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsections for subsection (1) (inserted by the Act of 1973) and subsections (2) and (3):

“(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a pension shall be granted by the Government to the widow or widower of any person who—

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

(b) died while in receipt of a pension granted under section 3 of this Act, or

(c) was, immediately before his or her death, entitled to be granted but was not actually granted a pension under that section,

and the rate per annum of the pension at any time shall be equal to one-quarter of the rate per annum at that time of the personal remuneration of the President.

(2) A pension shall not be granted under this section to a person who has remarried after the death of the spouse in respect of whose death such a pension could, but for this subsection, 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 or his spouse until, in case the person remarries, such remarriage or, in case the person does not remarry, her or his death.”.