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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Royal Irish Constabulary (Widows' Pensions) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 and shall come into operation on 22nd July 1974.

2.  For paragraph (1) of Regulation 3 of the Royal Irish Constabulary (Widows' Pensions) Regulations 1971(1), as amended(2), (interpretation) there shall be substituted the following provision:—

   

(1) In these Regulations “the standard weekly rate” means the rate of £10.00 a week unless the widow is over the age of 80 years in which case it means the rate of £10·25 a week..

Consent of the Minister for the Civil Service given under his Official Seal on 17th June 1974.

Roy Jenkins

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

14th June 1974

K. H. McNeill

Authorised by the Minister for the Civil Service