CHAPTER 258
PENSIONS (INCREASE) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

   Section

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Increase of pensions payable

   4.   Saving

   5.   Aggregation of pensions

   6.   President’s powers

      SCHEDULE

AN ACT

to provide for the increase of certain pensions payable by the Government; and to provide for matters incidental thereto or connected therewith.

[25th July, 1951]

Act 27 of 1951,

Act 2 of 1954,

Act 36 of 1954,

Act 33 of 1955,

Act 16 of 1956,

Act 37 of 1957,

Act 28 of 1958,

Act 31 of 1960,

Act 5 of 1961,

GN 239 of 1964,

GN 497 of 1964,

SI 144 of 1965.

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the Pensions (Increase) Act.

2.   Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“appropriate Commission” shall have the meaning assigned to that expression in the Constitution;

“the Governments” means the Government of Zambia, or in respect of any period before the 24th October, 1964, the Government of the former Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia;

“other service” means public service not under the Governments;

“pension” means any pension or other benefit payable by way of periodical payments, but does not include any gratuity or any sum payable otherwise than by way of periodical payments.

[S 2 am by Act 2 of 1954, 16 of 1956, 37 of 1957, 28 of 1958, 5 of 1961; SI 144 of 1965.]

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