Special Pensions Second Amendment Act [No. 30 of 2003]
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
Vol. 461 Cape Town 12 November 2003 No. 25707
THE PRESIDENCY No. 1658 12 November 2003
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–
No. 30 of 2003: Special Pensions Second Amendment Act, 2003.
2 No. 25707 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, I2 NOVEMBER 2003
Act No. 30,2003 SPECIAL PENSIONS SECOND AMENDMENT ACT, 2003
GENERAL EXPLANATORY NOTE: Words underlined with a solid line indicate insertions in existing enactments.
(English text signed by the President.) (Assented to 7 November 2003.)
ACT To amend the Special Pensions Act, 1996, in order to provide that a right to a pension in terms of that Act ceases when a right to a pension in terms of the Government Employees Pension Law, 1996, is recognised; and to make it clear that that provision does not affect a dependant’s right o receive a pension in his or her own right in terms of section 1 of the Special Pensions Act, 1996; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as B fo1lows:- Amendment of section 14 of Act 69 of 1996
1. Section 14 of the Special Pensions Act, 1996, is hereby amended by the addition of the following subsection: 5
“(4) ( a ) Subject to paragraph (b) , any person’s right to a pension in terms of this Act ceases on the day on which that person’s right to a pension in terms of the Government Employees Pension Law, 1996 (Proclamation No. 21 of 1996), is recognised as contemplated in section 30A of that Law.
contemplated in paragraph (a), who qualifies in terms of section 1 for a pension in his or her own right, from receiving such pension.”.
(b ) This subsection must not be interpreted as preventing a dependant of a person 10
2. This Act is called the Special Pensions Second Amendment Act, 2003, and comes into effect on a date fixed by the President by proclamation in the Gazette. 15