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Name: Widows' and Orphans' Pension Fund (Amendment) Act, No. 8 of 2010.
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-08-17
Entry into force:
ISN: LKA-2010-L-92320
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Government Printer,, Sri Lanka PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-02-14)
Abstract/Citation: Replaces section 7 of Chapter 431 concerning the making of Regulations under the Act by the Minister. Amends section 13 concerning eligibility requirements of contributors to the pension. Inserts new sections 27A ("Payment of pension to public officers &c,. who die due to acts which constitute an offence under the emergency regulations &c,.) and 27B (Payment of pension to widow of officer specified in Schedule GQ of Minutes on Pensions) in the principal enactment. Amends section 29 by extending the scope of application by replacing the words "or an unmarried female orphan" with the words "or a female orphan". Repeals and replaces section 34 concerning the case of a widow remarrying. Adds a new subsection (2) to section 43. Repeals and replaces section 51A with a new section on "Special provisions applicable to married public officers who become contributors on or after the relevant date and leave the public service without pension".
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