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Pensions Act 2008

Section 138: War pensions: effect of later marriage or civil partnership

456.Section 138 amends section 168 of the PA 1995. Section 168 provides for the effect of remarriage on receipt of war pensions to widows. It refers only to remarriage and to widows, but the same rules are applied in relation to widowers, and in relation to civil partnership. The Ministry of Defence’s war pensions instruments have already been amended to this effect. The section makes corresponding amendments to section 168.

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