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Pensions (Mercantile Marine) Act 1942

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ScheduleMinor and consequential amendments of the principal Act

In subsection (3) of section three and in subsection (2) of section five for the words "but of such amount and character as maybe specified in the scheme " there shall be substituted the words

but of such amount and character as may be determined by or under the scheme

. In paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of section seven for the words "such modifications" there shall be substituted the words

such additions and modifications

. At the end of paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of section four there shall be inserted the words

or is at any place, except on land in the British Islands, in the course of proceeding to the boat or tender for the purpose of being in the service thereof, or of returning from the boat or tender after being in the service thereof

. In paragraph (c) of subsection (3) of section four, for the words "is proceeding by sea or air" there shall be substituted the words

is at any place, except on land in the British Islands, in the course of proceeding

and for the words " or from the lightship " there shall be substituted the words

or of returning from the lightship

. In subsection (4) of section four at the end of the definition of "pilot boat" there shall be added the words

save that it includes any vessel which for the time being is being used in the pilotage service of any pilotage district in the British Islands

. In the definition of " British ship" in section ten for the words "has the same meaning as in the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894 except that it includes a ship within the meaning of that Act" there shall be substituted the words

does not include a ship forming part of His Majesty's Navy, but includes a ship

. In the definition of "mariner" in section ten the word " British" shall be omitted and after the words

in seagoing service

there shall be inserted the words

in that ship. After the definition of "Naval War Pensions Order" in section ten there shall be inserted the following definition—

" ' Place' includes any point on land, in the air, or on or in the water". For the definition of " port " in section ten there shall be substituted the following definition—

" ' Port' includes any dock, harbour, pier, quay, wharf, mooring, anchorage or other similar place ". After the definition of "port " in section ten there shall be inserted the following definition—

" ' Ship' has the same meaning as in the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894."

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