PORT WORKERS (SUPERANNUATION FUND) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Establishment of Fund

   4   Payments into Fund

   5   Relief from income tax

   6   Regulations

   7   Penalty

   8   Offences by company

 

THE PORT WORKERS (SUPERANNUATION FUND) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 1st December, 1954]

Law 36 of 1954.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Port Workers (Superannuation Fund) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act unless the context otherwise requires-

   "employer" means any person who has or has had port ,workers in his employment during the existence of any superannuation scheme;

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   "the Fund" means Kingston Port Workers Superannuation Fund established under this Act;

   "the Minister" means the Minister responsible for labour relations;

   "port worker" means ally port worker in the port of Kingston registered and recruited for work in accordance with ally system approved by the Minister;

   "the proper authority" has the meaning assigned to it by subsection (1) of Section 4;

   "superannuation scheme" means any superannuation scheme, for providing benefits for port workers, instituted for the Purposes of this Act;

   "wages" includes all wages, salaries, earnings, pay, overtime pay, and other emoluments whether computed hourly, daily or otherwise paid by an employer to a port workers.

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