View All - 1983 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances WIDOWERS AND ORPHANS PENSIONMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Widowers and Orphans Pension Act, No. 24 of 1983, and shall comes into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (hereafter in this Act referred to as the " appointed date ").2. Establishment of the pension scheme for the widowers and orphans of female public officers and the Director of Pensions to be in charge of the administration of the scheme. 3. Deduction from salaries.4. Period for which deduction shall be made. 5. Contributor to furnish particulars within three months of the date of her becoming a contributor. 6. Death or divorce of husband, death of child, marriage of female child to be notified. 7. Contributor to notify birth or adoption of child. 8. Contributor to make supplementary declaration with proof of matters stated therein. 9. Who shall be entitled to the pension. 10. Contributor deemed to be a widow on divorce. 11. Contributor dying within one year of marriage. 12. When pension to orphans shall cease. 13. Life time pension to orphans permanently incapacitated. 14. Computation of pension. 15. Special provisions relating to pensionable service. 16. Pension payable to be a charge on the consolidated Fund. 17. Pension to orphans. 18. Provision in case of widower marrying. 19. Provision in case of a widower and children of a previous marriage. 20. Pension to be paid monthly. 21. Payment of pension due to a widower. 22. Failure to maintain child. 23. Payment of pension due to a minor. 24. Pension not to foe assigned or levied upon. 25. Widower not entitled to pension if marriage contracted after contributor ceased to contribute. 26. Contribution in respect of pensionable service. 27. Refund of contribution to spinster. 28. Refund of contributions to widows without pensionable children. 29. Refund of contribution to contributor leaving public service without pension. 30. Exemption from estate duty. 31. Certain questions to be decided by the Secretary to the Ministry of the Minister. 32. Interpretation.