Widows' And Orphans' Pension Fund (Amendment)

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Published: 1998

Widows' And Orphans' Pension Fund (Amendment)
Widows' And Orphans' Pension Fund (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE WIDOWS' AND ORPHANS' PENSION FUND ORDINANCE








BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows :-



[28th December

, 1998 ]













Short title.



1. This Act may be cited as the Widows' and Orphans' Pension Fund (Amendment) Act, No. 64 of 1998.



Amendment of section 29 of Chapter 431.



2. Section 29 of the Widows' and Orphans' Pension Fund Ordinance is hereby amended by the insertion, at the end of that section, of the following proviso :-



"Provided further that a male orphan or an unmarried female orphan, who is twenty one years or more of age shall, so long as he or she is unemployed be entitled to the allowance or pension until he or she attains the age of twenty-six years.".



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



3. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail.
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