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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Blind Persons Act, No. 26 of 1968

Long title

To consolidate and amend the laws relating to the payment of pensions and allowances to blind persons, and of contributions towards the promotion of e welfare of such persons and matters incidental thereto.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Payment of blind persons' pensions and of allowances and the making of contributions in respect of blind persons
3. Registration of blind person
4. List of medical practitioners
5. Persons entitled to blind person's pensions
6. Application for a blind person's pension
7. Powers of Secretary and district pension officers to take evidence
8. Suspension or administration of pensions
9. Repayment of sums overpaid
10. Appeal to the Minister
11. Pensions or allowances not assignable or executable
12. False statements and improper receipt of pensions
13. Exemption from stamp duty
14. Information to be furnished to the Secretary
15. Delegation of powers
16. Parties
17. Regulations
18. Administration of Act
18A. Application of Act in the territory [...inserted by Act 1971_016_006]
19. Repeal of laws
20. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED

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