PENSIONS (FEDERAL CIVIL SERVICE) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Awards

   4   Power to modify regulations under the scheduled laws

   5   Charge on Consolidated Fund

      SCHEDULES

 

THE PENSIONS (FEDERAL CIVIL SERVICE) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 7th December, 1964]

Act 9 of 1969.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Pensions (Federal Civil Service) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "arrangements" means the arrangements made on the 7th December, 1964, under the Order in Council by the Agreement entered into between this Government and the Interim Commissioner of The West Indies in relation to the pension rights of scheduled transferees;

   "award" means any pension, gratuity or other allowance granted, or other payment made, under the authority of this Act;

   "competent Federal authority" means the authority vested under any scheduled law with the power to grant a pension, gratuity or other allowance or to make a payment or to determine any question or exercise any discretion affecting any grant or payment as aforesaid;

   "Federal service" means service in a civil capacity under the Government of The West Indies or the Interim Commissioner thereof;

   "this Government" means the Government of Jamaica;

   "Order in Council" means the Order in Council set out in the First Schedule;

   "payment" includes refund of contributions made under a scheduled law,

   "regulations" means regulations made under the scheduled laws and in force on the 7th December, 1964, and "relevant regulations" shall be construed accordingly;

   "scheduled law" means a law specified in the Second Schedule:

   "scheduled transferee'' means a person who was transferred from Federal service to the service of this Government and whose name appears in the Third Schedule.

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