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Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948

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5Pensions in respect of service to His Majesty in India

(1)This section shall apply to any pension payable in respect of service to His Majesty out of the revenues of India or Pakistan to any person resident in the United Kingdom, or, where the pension is expressed in sterling, in any other place outside India and Pakistan, being service, whether by the recipient of the pension or some other person, either—

(a)in a. civil capacity ; or

(b)by virtue of which the recipient of the pension has pension rights in relation to any of the following funds, that is to say, the Bengal Military Fund and Orphans Society, the Bombay Military Fund, the Madras Military Fund, the Madras Medical Fund, or the Indian Navy Fund,

and being in either case service which ended before the fifteenth day of August nineteen hundred and forty-seven, or the termination of which is attributable to the passing of the Indian Independence Act, 1947.

(2)Rules to be made by the Treasury may make provision for any pension to which this section applies being increased, in respect of any period, whether falling before or after the passing of this Act, beginning on or after the first day of December, nineteen hundred and forty-six, by a like amount to that by which it would have been increased by virtue of the Pensions (Increase) Act, 1947, if it were such a pension as is specified in the First Schedule to the Pensions (Increase) Act, 1944, which had been increased in accordance with the provisions of the last mentioned Act as originally enacted.

(3)Any such rules may provide for the method of calculation of any increase and as to the manner in which the increase is to be paid, and may provide for any increase under the rules to be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament.

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