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Pensions and Gratuities to ConstablesU.K.

[F1(1)U.K.The pension to a constable on retirement shall be according to the following scale; that is to say,

(a)if he has completed fifteen but less than twenty-one years service, an annual sum equal to one fiftieth of his annual pay for every completed year of service; and

(b)if he has completed twenty-one but less than twenty-five years service, an annual sum equal to twenty fiftieths of his annual pay with an addition of two fiftieths of his annual pay for every completed year of service about twenty years; and

(c)if he has completed twenty-five years service an annual sum equal to thirty fiftieths of his annual pay with an addition of one fiftieth of his annual pay for every completed year of service above twenty-five years, so, however, that the pension shall not exceed two thirds of his annual pay.]

(2)U.K.The pension to a constable on retirement who is partially incapacitated by infirmity of mind or body occasioned in the execution of his duty without his own default shall, in the case of accidental injury, be according to the following scale, that is to say,

(a)if he has completed not more than five years service, an annual sum not more than ten fiftieths of his annual pay; and

(b)if he has completed more than five and not more than ten years service, an annual sum not more than twelve fiftieths of his annual pay; and

(c)if he has completed more than ten years and not more than fifteen years service an annual sum not more than fifteen fiftieths of his annual pay; [F2and]

[F2(d)if he has completed fifteen years service, an annual sum not more than his annual pay:]

[F2Provided that if he has completed fifteen years service the pension shall not be less than the sum to which he is entitled under article one of this schedule.]

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F2Para. (2) sub-para. (d), the word “and” preceding it, and the proviso, repealed (N.I.) by Statute Law Revision (Northern Ireland) Act 1976 (c. 12), s. 1, Sch. Pt. XII

(3)U.K.The pension to a constable on retirement who is wholly incapacitated by infirmity of mind or body occasioned in the execution of his duty without his own default shall, in the case of accidental injury, be according to the following scale, that is to say,

(a)if he has completed not more than ten years service, an annual sum not more than fifteen fiftieths of his annual pay; and

(b)if he has completed more than ten and not more than fifteen years service, an anal sum not more than twenty fiftieths of his annual pay; [F3and]

[F3(c)if he has completed more than fifteen years service, an annual sum not more than his annual pay:]

[F3Provided that if he has completed fifteen years service the pension shall not be less than the sum to which he is entitled under article one of this schedule.]

Textual Amendments

F3Para.(3) sub-para.(c),the word “and” preceding it,and the proviso,repealed (N.I.) by Statute Law Revision (Northern Ireland) Act 1976 (c. 12), s. 1, Sch. Pt. XII

(4)U.K.The pension to a constable on retirement who is partially incapacitated by infirmity of mind or body occasioned in the execution of his duty without his own default in a case other than a case of accidental injury, shall be according to the following scale; that is to say,

(a)if he has completed not more than ten years service, an annual sum not more than twenty fiftieths of his annual pay; and

(b)if he has completed more than ten but not more than fifteen years service, an annual sum not more than one half of his annual pay; [F4and]

[F4(c)if he has completed more than fifteen years service, an annual sum not more than his annual pay:]

[F4Provided that if he has completed fifteen years service the pension shall not be less than the sum to which he is entitled under article one of this schedule.]

Textual Amendments

F4Para.(4) sub-para.(c),the word “and” preceding it,and the proviso,repealed (N.I.) by Statute Law Revision (Northern Ireland) Act 1976 (c. 12), s. 1, Sch. Pt. XII

(5)U.K.The pension to a constable on retirement who is wholly incapacitated by infirmity of mind or body occasioned in the execution of his duty without his own default, in a case other than a case of accidental injury, shall be an annual sum not more than his annual pay, [F5and if he has completed fifteen years service, not less than the sum to which he is entitled under article one of this schedule].

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F5Words repealed (N.I.) by Statute Law Revision (Northern Ireland) Act 1976(c. 12), s. 1, Sch. Pt. XII

[F6(6)U.K.Any gratuity to a constable on his retirement who is incapacitated for the performance of his duty by infirmity of mind or body occasioned without his own default, but otherwise than in the execution of his duty, shall not exceed the amount of one month’s pay for every completed year of service.]

Textual Amendments

(7)U.K.Where, on account of the infirmity of mind or body of a constable having been brought about or been contributed to by his own default or by his vicious habits, the pension granted to such constable is of less amount than that to which he would otherwise be entitled, the diminution of such pension shall not exceed five fiftieths of the annual pay of such constable.

(8)U.K.A pension granted to a constable who has completed less than the fifteen years service shall not, if reduced on account of partial recovery from his incapacity, be less than one fiftieth of his annual pay for every completed year of service of such constable.

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