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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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General Pensions Act, No. 29 of 1979

Long title

To consolidate certain laws relating to pensions generally; to further regulate pension matters generally; and to provide for incidental matters.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
2. Prohibition on cession nd attachment of annuities and benefits
3. Benefit not asset in insolvent estate
4. Cessation date of annuities
5. Payment of annuities and benefits to persons other than persons entitled thereto
6. [...repealed by Act 1983_096_019 - was entitled "..."]
7. Application of annuities and benefits for payment of certain debts
8. Increase of certain annuities and payment of allowances and bonuses to certain pensioners
8A. Civil Pensions Stabilization Account [...inserted by Act 1980_097_018]
9. Period regarding payment of benefits

CHAPTER 2. PENSION RIGHTS OF SPECIFIED PERSONS
10. Regulations for payment of pension benefits to specified officers and their dependants
11. Regulations relating to payment of compensation and rendering of medical treatment
12. [...repealed by Proclamation 1996_021_000 - was entitled "..."]
13. Pension benefits for officers and employees of Parliament and their widows and dependants
13A. Pension contributions by Secretary to Parliament [...inserted by Act 1980_097_020]
14. Payment of special pensions to members who previously held certain offices
14A. Cancellation of certain pensions payable to members of President's Council [...inserted by Act 1981_067_002]
15. Preservation of pension rights of certain persons
15A. Transfer of pensionable service of dormant member to another pension fund [...inserted by Act 1986_106_008]
16. Presumptions and definitions for the purposes of as relating to social pensions
17. Pensions payable in respect of former State President
18. Pension rights of certain members of the National Road Board Provident Fund
19. [...repealed by Proclamation 1996_021_019 - was entitled "..."]
20. Pension benefits of persons whose services are terminated in certain circumstances
20A. Employees of local authorities becoming employees of water board [...inserted by Act 1978_100_011]
20B. Payment of gratuity to beneficiaries designated by member of pension fund [...inserted by Act 1980_097_022]

CHAPTER 3. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
21. Payment from State Revenue Fund in terms of laws relating to pensions
22. Certain pensions not property for estate duty purposes
22A. Financial management of and control over pension funds, and auditing [...inserted by Act 1986_106_010]
22B. Delegation [...inserted by Act 1988_089_018]
23. Repeal of laws, and savings
24. Short title
Sch.
SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED [s23]

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