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(1)This section applies if on the death of any person who is or has been a member of the armed forces or the reserve forces—
(a)an amount is due to him in respect of benefits payable under an armed forces pension scheme or an armed and reserve forces compensation scheme, and
(b)the amount is payable by a person (“the administrator”) other than the Secretary of State.
(2)Sections 3 and 5 to 11 of the Navy and Marines (Property of Deceased) Act 1865 (c. 111) (distribution of personal estate of deceased seamen, etc.) are to have effect in relation to the due amount as if it were payable by the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of State may give directions to the administrator as to the payment of that amount.
(3)Section 4 of the Pensions and Yeomanry Pay Act 1884 (c. 55) (distribution of personal estate of deceased soldiers, etc., not exceeding £5000) is to have effect in relation to the due amount as if it were held by or under the control of the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of State may give directions to the administrator as to the payment of the due amount.
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