NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SPEAKER’S RETIREMENT BENEFITS ACT

Arrangement of Sections

Section

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Pension and other benefits

   4.   Circumstances when benefits not payable

      Schedule

AN ACT

to provide for the granting of a pension and other retirement benefits to a Speaker of the National Assembly on ceasing to hold office.

[14th November, 1997]

Act 20 of 1997.

1.   Short title

   (1) This Act may be cited as the National Assembly Speaker’s Retirement Benefits Act.

   (2) Subject to section three, this Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on 24th October, 1964.

2.    Interpretation

In this Act unless the context otherwise requires—

“active politics” means—

      (a)   the doing of any act indicating a person’s intention to hold elective or appointive office; or

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