Pensions (Increase) Ordinance


Published: 1997-06-30

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Cap 305 - PENSIONS (INCREASE) ORDINANCE 1

Chapter: 305 PENSIONS (INCREASE) ORDINANCE Gazette Number Version Date

Long title 30/06/1997


To authorize the grant of increases in pensions.


[21 November 1975]

(Originally 75 of 1975)

Section: 1 Short title 30/06/1997


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

Section: 2 Interpretation 30/06/1997


In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"adjusted pension" (經調整退休金) means the basic pension plus any authorized increase;
"authorized increase" (特准增加額) means an increase in the basic pension authorized under section 4;
"basic pension" (基本退休金) means the yearly amount of any pension or other allowance payable by way of

periodical payments under an Ordinance specified in Schedule 1 and, where part of such pension or allowance
has been commuted, means the yearly amount of the pension or allowance as reduced by the commutation;
(Amended L.N. 386 of 1993)

"established office" (設定職位), in relation to the holder of an established office, has-
(a) in case the Pensions Ordinance (Cap 89) applies to such holder, the meaning assigned to it by section 2

of that Ordinance;
(b) in case the Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99) or the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance

(Cap 401) applies, the meaning assigned to it by section 2 of the Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99);
(Replaced 85 of 1988 s. 52)

"non-established office" (非設定職位) means an office which is not an established office; (Added 36 of 1987 s. 38)
"salary" (薪金) means-

(a) in the case of a person who held an established office, his pensionable emoluments as defined in
section 2 of the Pensions Ordinance (Cap 89), section 2 of the Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99) or
section 2 of the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance (Cap 401), whichever Ordinance
applies to the holder of the established office; (Amended 85 of 1988 s. 52; 20 of 1997 s. 20)

(b) in the case of a person who held a non-established office, his salary as defined in regulation 25 of the
Pensions Regulations (Cap 89 sub. leg. A), if the regulations apply to him, or his pensionable
emoluments as defined in section 2 of the Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99), if the Ordinance
applies to him; and (Replaced 36 of 1987 s. 38. Amended 20 of 1997 s. 20)

(c) in the case of a person referred to in section 3(1)(bb), his monthly rate of pay determined under section
8(2) of the Auxiliary Forces Pay and Allowances Ordinance (Cap 254); (Added 20 of 1997 s. 20)

"Scheduled officer" (附表人員) has the same meaning assigned to it by section 2 of the Pension Benefits Ordinance
(Cap 99). (Added 36 of 1987 s. 38)


Section: 3 Application of Ordinance 63 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 63 of 1999 s. 3


(1) This Ordinance shall apply to a basic pension payable-
(a) under the Pensions Ordinance (Cap 89), the Police Force Ordinance 1932 (37 of 1932) or the Police

Officers (Special Cases) Pensions Ordinance 1954 (21 of 1954) to a person who is aged not less than
55; (Replaced 36 of 1987 s. 38)



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(aa) under the Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99) to a person-
(i) who was a serving officer within the meaning of that Ordinance and who is aged not less than 55;
(ii) who was appointed or re-appointed to service under the Government on or after 1 July 1987,

other than a Scheduled officer, and who is aged not less than 60;
(iii) who was a Scheduled officer who was appointed or re-appointed to service under the

Government on or after 1 July 1987 and who is aged not less than 60 or who has attained the
retirement age which applies to him prescribed in an order under section 10(3) of that Ordinance,
whichever is the lesser; or

(iv) who is granted a deferred pension under that Ordinance; (Added 36 of 1987 s. 38)
(ab) under the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance (Cap 401) to a person who was-

(i) a judicial officer appointed before 1 July 1987, and who has attained the age of 55 years; and
(ii) a judicial officer appointed on or after 1 July 1987, and who has attained the age of 60 years;

(Added 85 of 1988 s. 53)
(b) to a person under section 6(1)(e) of the Pensions Ordinance (Cap 89) or regulation 26(4)(c) of the

Pensions Regulations (Cap 89 sub. leg. A), or under section 11(1)(h) of the Pension Benefits
Ordinance (Cap 99) or under section 7(1)(h) of the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance
(Cap 401); (Amended 36 of 1987 s. 38; 85 of 1988 s. 53)

(ba) to a person under regulation 31(1) of the Pensions Regulations (Cap 89 sub. leg. A), section 14 of the
Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99) or section 14 of the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers)
Ordinance (Cap 401); (Added 4 of 1993 s. 27)

(bb) to a person under the Auxiliary Forces Pay and Allowances (Pensions) Regulation (Cap 254 sub. leg.
I); (Added 20 of 1997 s. 21)

(c) to a person who, to the satisfaction of the Chief Executive, is incapacitated from engaging in full time
employment; (Amended 63 of 1999 s. 3)

(d) to a person by virtue of the service of his deceased spouse; or (Replaced 3 of 1993 s. 57)
(e) in respect of a child by virtue of the service of a deceased officer. (Replaced 58 of 1983)

(2) As regards a basic pension payable in respect of service which is not wholly under the Government, an
authorized increase shall apply only to that part of the basic pension payable by the Government in respect of service
under the Government. (Amended 36 of 1987 s. 38)

Section: 4 Authorized increases 63 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 63 of 1999 s. 3


(1) A basic pension to which this Ordinance applies shall, in respect of any period beginning on or after the
commencement of this Ordinance, be increased in accordance with such Part of Schedule 2 as is applicable in the
particular case. (Amended 36 of 1987 s. 38)

(1A) A basic pension to which this Ordinance applies (including any adjusted pension) shall, in respect of any
period beginning on or after 1 April 1993, be increased or further increased, as the case may be, by such percentage
("percentage of increase") declared by the Chief Executive under subsection (1B) from time to time after the period in
which the salary in force is the salary on which the pension is based. (Added 3 of 1993 s. 58. Amended 63 of 1999 s.
3)

(1B) If, in any year after 1992 ("the succeeding year"), the average monthly Consumer Price Index (A) of the
period of 12 months beginning on 1 April of the previous year and ending on 31 March of the succeeding year,
exceeds the average monthly Consumer Price Index (A) of the period of 12 months immediately preceding that first
mentioned period by an amount which when expressed as a percentage exceeds 0.1%, the Chief Executive shall, for
the purpose of subsection (1A), declare a percentage of increase equal to the excess expressed as a percentage.
(Added 3 of 1993 s. 58. Amended 63 of 1999 s. 3)

(1C) A declaration under subsection (1B) shall be made as soon as practicable by notice in the Gazette* and shall
take effect on a date specified in such notice, which date shall not be later than the date of the notice. (Added 3 of
1993 s. 58)

(2) Subsections (1) and (1A) shall apply to a basic pension which is a deferred pension under the Pension
Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99) or the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance (Cap 401) with effect from the date
the deferred pension is granted and shall apply to the commuted pension gratuity of a deferred pension under the



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Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99) or the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance (Cap 401) in the same
manner as a basic pension as regards the period from the date the deferred pension is granted to the date when the
commuted pension gratuity is paid. (Added 36 of 1987 s. 38. Amended 85 of 1988 s. 54; 3 of 1993 s. 58)

(3) Subsections (1) and (1A) shall apply to a basic pension which is an additional pension granted under
regulation 31 of the Pensions Regulations (Cap 89 sub. leg. A) or section 15 of either the Pension Benefits Ordinance
(Cap 89) or the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance (Cap 401). (Added 36 of 1987 s. 38. Amended 85 of
1988 s. 54; 3 of 1993 s. 58)

(4) Where an officer is granted a pension under section 6(2) of the Pensions Ordinance (Cap 89) and opts under
regulation 23 of the Pensions Regulations (Cap 89 sub. leg. A) to receive a gratuity (in lieu of part of his pension),
then as regards the period beginning on the date on which the pension is granted and ending on-

(a) the day immediately preceding the day on and from which, assuming he does not sooner die, he could,
subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, expect payment of the pension to be made; or

(b) in case he so dies, the day on which he dies,
subsections (1) and (1A) shall apply to the gratuity in the same manner as they apply, as regards that period, to a basic
pension mentioned in those subsections. (Added 36 of 1987 s. 38. Amended 3 of 1993 s. 58)
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Note:
* Please see L.N. 147 of 1993, L.N. 277 of 1994, L.N. 170 of 1995, L.N. 182 of 1996, L.N. 223 of 1997, L.N. 221

of 1998, L.N. 133 of 1999, L.N. 87 of 2005, L.N. 132 of 2006, L.N. 116 of 2007, L.N. 160 of 2008, L.N. 126 of
2009, L.N. 73 of 2010, L.N. 105 of 2011, L.N. 105 of 2012, L.N. 107 of 2013, L.N. 87 of 2014 and L.N. 113 of
2015.


Section: 5 Authorized increases to be ignored for certain purposes 30/06/1997


The amount of an authorized increase shall not be taken into account for the purposes of section 9 of the
Pensions Ordinance (Cap 89)(except subsection (4) thereof), section 21 of the Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99)
(except subsection (2) thereof), section 22 of the Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance (Cap 401) (except
subsection (2) thereof) or section 8 or 10 of the Widows and Orphans Pension Ordinance (Cap 94).

(Replaced 85 of 1976 s. 2. Amended 36 of 1987 s. 38; 85 of 1988 s. 55;
4 of 1993 s. 28)


Section: 6 Authorized increases to be paid from general revenue 30/06/1997


The cost of an authorized increase shall be charged on and paid out of the general revenue.
(Amended 36 of 1987 s. 38)


Section: 7 Power to amend Schedules 30/06/1997


The Legislative Council may, by resolution, amend Schedule 1.
(Amended 3 of 1993 s. 59)


Schedule: 1 30/06/1997


[section 2]

Auxiliary Forces Pay and Allowances Ordinance (Cap 254) (Added 20 of 1997 s. 22)

Pensions Ordinance (Cap 89)

Pension Benefits Ordinance (Cap 99) (Added 36 of 1987 s. 38)

Pension Benefits (Judicial Officers) Ordinance (Cap 401) (Added 85 of 1988 s. 56)

Police Force Ordinance 1932 (37 of 1932)




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Police Officers (Special Cases) Pensions Ordinance 1954 (21 of 1954)

Surviving Spouses' and Children's Pensions Ordinance (Cap 79) (Added 75 of 1977 s. 27. Amended 3 of 1993 s. 60;
80 of 1997 s. 102)

Schedule: 2 30/06/1997


[section 4]


PART I


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force
on or before 31 March 1965


1. The basic pension payable on 31 March 1968, plus any increase in pension payable at that date, may be

increased by 8%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 5%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 4%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 7%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 3%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 8%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 8%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 10%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 11%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 6%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 5%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 8%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 15%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 14%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 12%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 9%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 11%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 6%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 3%.
20. The adjusted pension under paragraph 19 may be further increased by 3%.
21. The adjusted pension under paragraph 20 may be further increased by 6%.
22. The adjusted pension under paragraph 21 may be further increased by 9%.
23. The adjusted pension under paragraph 22 may be further increased by 10%.
24. The adjusted pension under paragraph 23 may be further increased by 10.43%.
25. The adjusted pension under paragraph 24 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART II


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1965 to 31 March 1968 inclusive

1. The basic pension payable on 31 March 1969, plus any increase in pension payable at that date, may be

increased by 5%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 4%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 7%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 3%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 8%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 8%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 10%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 11%.



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9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 6%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 5%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 8%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 15%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 14%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 12%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 9%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 11%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 6%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 3%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 3%.
20. The adjusted pension under paragraph 19 may be further increased by 6%.
21. The adjusted pension under paragraph 20 may be further increased by 9%.
22. The adjusted pension under paragraph 21 may be further increased by 10%.
23. The adjusted pension under paragraph 22 may be further increased by 10.43%.
24. The adjusted pension under paragraph 23 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART III


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1968 to 31 March 1969 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 5%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 4%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 7%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 3%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 8%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 8%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 10%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 11%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 6%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 5%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 8%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 15%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 14%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 12%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 9%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 11%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 6%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 3%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 3%.
20. The adjusted pension under paragraph 19 may be further increased by 6%.
21. The adjusted pension under paragraph 20 may be further increased by 9%.
22. The adjusted pension under paragraph 21 may be further increased by 10%.
23. The adjusted pension under paragraph 22 may be further increased by 10.43%.
24. The adjusted pension under paragraph 23 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART IV


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1969 to 31 March 1970 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 4%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 7%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 3%.



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4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 8%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 8%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 10%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 11%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 6%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 5%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 8%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 15%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 14%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 12%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 9%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 11%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 6%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 3%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 3%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 6%.
20. The adjusted pension under paragraph 19 may be further increased by 9%.
21. The adjusted pension under paragraph 20 may be further increased by 10%.
22. The adjusted pension under paragraph 21 may be further increased by 10.43%.
23. The adjusted pension under paragraph 22 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART V


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1970 to 31 March 1971 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 7%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 3%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 8%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 8%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 10%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 11%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 6%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 5%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 8%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 15%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 14%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 12%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 9%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 11%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 6%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 3%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 3%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 6%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 9%.
20. The adjusted pension under paragraph 19 may be further increased by 10%.
21. The adjusted pension under paragraph 20 may be further increased by 10.43%.
22. The adjusted pension under paragraph 21 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART VI


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1971 to 31 March 1972 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 3%.



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2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 8%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 8%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 10%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 11%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 6%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 5%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 8%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 15%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 14%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 12%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 9%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 11%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 6%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 3%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 3%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 6%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 9%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 10%.
20. The adjusted pension under paragraph 19 may be further increased by 10.43%.
21. The adjusted pension under paragraph 20 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART VII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1972 to 31 March 1973 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 8%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 8%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 10%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 11%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 6%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 5%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 8%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 15%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 14%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 12%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 9%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 11%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 6%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 3%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 3%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 6%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 9%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 10%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 10.43%.
20. The adjusted pension under paragraph 19 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART VIII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1973 to 31 March 1974 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 8%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 10%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 11%.



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4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 6%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 5%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 8%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 15%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 14%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 12%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 9%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 11%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 6%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 3%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 3%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 6%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 9%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 10%.
18. The adjusted pension under paragraph 17 may be further increased by 10.43%.
19. The adjusted pension under paragraph 18 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART IX


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1974 to 30 June 1976 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 11%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 6%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 5%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 8%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 15%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 14%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 12%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 9%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 11%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 6%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 3%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 3%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 6%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 9%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 10%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 10.43%.
17. The adjusted pension under paragraph 16 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART X


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 July 1976 to 30 June 1977 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 6%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 5%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 8%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 15%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 14%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 12%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 9%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 11%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 6%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 3%.



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11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 3%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 6%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 9%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 10%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 10.43%.
16. The adjusted pension under paragraph 15 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XI


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 July 1977 to 30 June 1978 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 5%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 8%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 15%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 14%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 12%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 9%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 11%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 6%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 3%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 3%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 6%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 9%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 10%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 10.43%.
15. The adjusted pension under paragraph 14 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 July 1978 to 30 June 1979 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 8%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 15%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 14%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 12%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 9%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 11%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 6%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 3%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 3%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 6%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 9%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 10%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 10.43%.
14. The adjusted pension under paragraph 13 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XIII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 July 1979 to 30 June 1980 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 15%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 14%.



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3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 12%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 9%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 11%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 6%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 3%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 3%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 6%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 9%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 10%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 10.43%.
13. The adjusted pension under paragraph 12 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XIV


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 July 1980 to 30 June 1981 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 14%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 12%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 9%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 11%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 6%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 3%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 3%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 6%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 9%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 10%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 10.43%.
12. The adjusted pension under paragraph 11 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XV


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 July 1981 to 31 March 1982 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 12%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 9%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 11%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 6%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 3%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 3%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 6%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 9%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 10%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 10.43%.
11. The adjusted pension under paragraph 10 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XVI


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1982 to 31 March 1983 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 9%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 11%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 6%.



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4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 3%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 3%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 6%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 9%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 10%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 10.43%.
10. The adjusted pension under paragraph 9 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XVII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1983 to 31 March 1984 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 11%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 6%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 3%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 3%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 6%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 9%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 10%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 10.43%.
9. The adjusted pension under paragraph 8 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XVIII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1984 to 31 March 1985 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 6%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 3%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 3%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 6%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 9%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 10%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 10.43%.
8. The adjusted pension under paragraph 7 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XIX


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1985 to 31 March 1986 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 3%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 3%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 6%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 9%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 10%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 10.43%.
7. The adjusted pension under paragraph 6 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XX


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1986 to 31 March 1987 inclusive




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1. The basic pension may be increased by 3%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 6%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 9%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 10%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 10.43%.
6. The adjusted pension under paragraph 5 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XXI


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1987 to 31 March 1988 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 6%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 9%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 10%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 10.43%.
5. The adjusted pension under paragraph 4 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XXII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1988 to 31 March 1989 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 9%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 10%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 10.43%.
4. The adjusted pension under paragraph 3 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XXIII


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1989 to 31 March 1990 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 10%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 10.43%.
3. The adjusted pension under paragraph 2 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XXIV


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1990 to 31 March 1991 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 10.43%.
2. The adjusted pension under paragraph 1 may be further increased by 11.54%.


PART XXV


Applicable to a basic pension based on a salary in force from

1 April 1991 to 31 March 1992 inclusive


1. The basic pension may be increased by 11.54%.


(Schedule 2 amended L.N. 192 of 1976; L.N. 184 of 1977; L.N. 175 of 1978;
L.N. 189 of 1979; L.N. 215 of 1980; L.N. 248 of 1981; L.N. 159 of 1982;
L.N. 161 of 1983; L.N. 116 of 1984; L.N. 129 of 1985; L.N. 119 of 1986;



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L.N. 135 of 1987; L.N. 143 of 1988; L.N. 142 of 1989; L.N. 148 of 1990;
L.N. 191 of 1991; L.N. 149 of 1992)

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