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Legislative Enactments
Marginal Notes
1. This Act may be cited as the Widowers' and Orphans' Pension Scheme (Armed Forces) Act, No. 60 of 1998.
2. Establishment of widowers' and orphans pension scheme.
3. Contributors to the pension scheme.
4. Extension of the pension scheme include members who are continuing in service, or who have retired or died.
4A. Meaning of a "member of the Armed Forces" for the purpose of sections 3 and 4. [ 2, 28 of 2009]
4b. Extension of the Pension Scheme to the Members of the Regular, Reserve, Volunteer Force or Volunteer Reserve of the Armed Forces. [ 3, 28 of 2009]
4C. A person who becomes a member of the Armed Forces after coming into operation of this section, to be a contributor. [ 3, 28 of 2009]
4D. Entitlement to pension Schemes other than the Pension Scheme under the Act.[ 3, 28 of 2009]
4e. Extension of the Pension Scheme to the members of the Armed Forces who become disabled due to injuries sustained whilst performing operational duties.[ 3, 28 of 2009]
4f. Interpretation.[ 3, 28 of 2009]
5. Regulations for the pension scheme.
6. Pensions, & c. to be a charge on the Consolidated Fund.
7. Contributions, & c not to be assigned or attached
8. Minister to make regulations.
9. Interpretation.
10. Retrospective effect of this Act.
11. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.