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Wednesday, 21 July 1926

Clause 3 -

After section forty-eight of the principal act, the following heading and section are inserted: - "Pensions of Justices. "48a. - (1) Where a justice of the High

Courthas served in that office for not less than fifteen years, he shall, on retiring,be entitled, subject to the next following sub-section, to an annual pension at the rate of one-half of his salary.

(2)   In the case of a justice who retires after attaining the age of seventy years, the annual pension to which heis entitled shall be at a rate less than the rate specified in the last preceding sub-section by one-tenth for each year or part of a year of his age, in excess of seventy years, at the time of his retirement:

Provided that in the case of a justice who at the commencement of this act is more than seventy years of age, the annual pension to which he is entitled on retirement shall be at a rate less than the rate specified in thelnst preceding sub-section by one-tenth for each year or part of a year, after one year from the commencement of this act, that elapses before his retirement.

(3)   If a justice of the High Court- retires on permanent disability or infirmity before reaching the age of seventy years, he shall, if he has served in that office for not less than five years, be entitled, on retiring, to an annual pension at the rate of twenty one-hundredths of his salary and at the additional rate of three one-hundredths of his salary for each complete year of his service after the expiration of the said five years to the date of his retirement, but so that the rate of his pension shall not exceed one-half of his salary.







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