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Armed Forces Pensions Act 🇳🇬

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Armed Forces Pensions Act

  • Published in Official Gazette supplement no. 48 on 29 September 1979
  • Assented to on 28 September 1979
  • Commenced on 1 April 1974
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
An Act to consolidate all enactments dealing with pensions, war pensions and disability benefits and gratuities for members of the armed forces of the Federation, (taking into account the new pensions and gratuities devised for the armed forces).

Part I – General

1. Computation of pension or gratuity

(1)Subject to the provisions of this Act, any pension or gratuity payable to any serviceman under this Act shall be computed in accordance with the provisions of the First Schedule to this Act.
(2)In the computation of pensionable service and qualifying service for the purposes of this Act‐(a)where an officer served in any of the Armed Forces of the Federation during the period between 27 May, 1967 and 15 January, 1970 ‐(i)each completed year of war service shall count as two years;(ii)a period of war service e…

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