Pensions (West Indes Dissolution) Act

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CAP. 29, PENSIONS (WEST INDIES DISSOLUTION) ACT BELIZE

PENSIONS (WEST INDIES DISSOLUTION) ACT CHAPTER 29

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PENSIONS (WEST INDIES DISSOLUTION) ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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PENSIONS (WEST INDIES DISSOLUTION) ACT CHAPTER 29

REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000

This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws- Page

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 3

PENSIONS (WEST INDIES DISSOLUTION) ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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CHAPTER 29

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1. Short title.

2. Persons entitled.

SCHEDULE

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[16th January, 1965]

1. This Act may be cited as the Pensions (West Indies Dissolution) Act.

2. The persons mentioned in Schedule I to the Agreement set out in the Schedule to this Act shall, upon happening of the events set out in clause 2 of the said Agreement, be paid the sums due to them under the said Agreement calculated in accordance with the terms of the said clause 2.

SCHEDULE [Section 2]

AN AGREEMENT made this 12th day of August, 1964 between the Commissioner established by the West Indies (Dissolution and Interim Commissioner) Order in Council 1962 (hereinafter referred to as “the Commissioner”) and the Government of BRITISH HONDURAS (hereinaf-

Short title.

Persons entitled. Schedule.

CAP. 23, R. E. 1980-1990. 12 of 1964. 4 of 1967.

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ter referred to as “the Government”).

WHEREAS under the provisions of the West Indies (Pensions) Order 19641 (hereinafter referred to as “the Order in Council”) the Commissioner is empowered to enter into arrangements with any person or authority for the payment by that person or authority, in lieu of all or part of any pension payable by the Commissioner to any person under any law, of a pension or annuity of like amount.

AND WHEREAS it is desired that in respect of certain pensions for service under the West Indies Federation, or the Commissioner, such arrangements shall be made between the Commissioner and the Govern- ment in respect of the officers named in Schedule I to this Agreement who are now in the service of the Government.

IT IS HEREBY AGREED as follows:-

1. The Commissioner shall pay to the Government the sum of three thousand one hundred and eighty-eight West Indian dollars ($W.I. 3,188) being the sum which according to actuarial calculation is necessary to enable the Government to give effect to clause 2 of this Agreement. The sum referred to in this paragraph shall be transferred to the Government as soon as may be after the date upon which, in accordance with clause 3 of this Agreement, the Government notifies the Commissioner that the law referred to therein is validly in force.

2. The Government shall, upon the retirement from its service of each person named in Schedule I to this Agreement in accordance with the law in force in the territory of that Government or to his dependents upon the death of such person while so serving or after such retirement, pay an annual sum in respect of the service of such person under the Federation of the West Indies or the Commissioner which shall be computed at rates and under conditions, not less favourable to such person or his dependents, than would have been the case if such annual sum had fallen to be computed and

4 of 1967.

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paid under the appropriate law. For the purpose of this clause “the appropri- ate law” means any law set out in Schedule 2 of this Agreement which, but for the Order in Council would have applied to such person.

3. The Government shall enact legislation so that effect may be given to the provisions of clause 2 of this Agreement.

In Witness thereof:-

The Commissioner has signed this TWELFTH day of AUGUST, 1964.

Witness

/s/ S. E. V. Luke /s/ Y. E. Stagg Interim Commissioner (Crown Servant)

The Seal of the Government of BRITISH HONDURAS was this 5th day of JUNE, 1964 affixed.

Witness /s/ A. L. Haylock

/s/ P. H. STALLARD (Governor)

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BRITISH HONDURAS

Schedule I

1. Kenrick R. Leslie 2. Oscar Marin

Schedule 2

The following Laws of the West Indies1

The Pensions Act 1958, Cap. 512 The Pensions (Amendment) Act, No. 15 of 1960 The Pensions (Amendment) Act, No. 2 of 1961 The Pensions (Amendment) Act, No. 3 of 1962 The Federal Supreme Court (Salaries and Pensions) Act, 1960,

Cap. 3 The Widows and Children’s Pensions Act, 1960, Cap. 519 The Interim Commissioner (Pensions) Regulations, 1962 The Interim Commissioner (Pensions) (Amendment) Regulations

1963 The Interim Commissioner (Pensions) (Amendment) Regulations

1964 The Interim Commissioner (Surrender of Widows’ and Children’s

Contingent Benefits) Regulations, 1963.

1 References are to the Laws of the West Indies.
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