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Name: Pensions Act (Cap. 285).
Country: Jamaica
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1947-11-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Laws of Jamaica, Vol. XIV
ISN: JAM-1947-L-31038
Bibliography: Laws of Jamaica, Vol. XIV
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Jamaica, Ministry of Justice, Jamaica PDF of Act as amended to Act 20 of 2003 PDF of Act as amended to Act 20 of 2003 (consulted on 2012-07-12)
Abstract/Citation: This Act provides for the circumstances in which pensions may be granted to public civil servants. It regulates issues such as the maximum pension, the liability of pensioners, suspension of pensions on re-employment, gratuity where an officer dies in service, pensions to dependants when an officer dies as a result of an injury or a disease contracted during his duty and death or injury owing to war conditions. Service which qualifies for earning an entitlement to pension is territorially expanded to service anywhere in the Commonwealth.
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