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Name: Casual Employees Pensions Act
Country: Barbados
Subject(s): Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1962-02-01
Entry into force:
Published on: The Laws of Barbados, Chapter 20 (1 L.R.O. 1991), pp. 3-19
ISN: BRB-1962-L-51894
Bibliography: The Laws of Barbados, Chapter 20 (1 L.R.O. 1991), pp. 3-19
Act on-line Act on-line Caribbean Community Secretariat, CARICOM Legislative Drafting Facility (consulted on 2006-04-10)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the grant and payment of pensions and gratuities to persons who have been employed on a casual basis in the public service. Establishes that pensions and gratuities are not an absolute right. Makes explicit the circumstances under which a pension or gratuity may be granted. Sets the rate of the pension or gratuity and terms of compensation. Defines the minimum length of service for which pensions or gratuities may be given as well as possible exceptions to this minimum. Makes pensions non-transferable. Provides compensation for the legal representatives of those who die on duty. Makes explicit that records of casual employees must be kept.
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