Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act 1865

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1865 c. 73
Anno Regni VICTORI, Britanniarum Regin,Vicesimo Octavo & Vicesimo Nono. An Act for regulating the Payment of Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions.

(28 & 29 Vict.) C A P. LXXIII.

[29th June 1865]

BE it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

S-1 Short Title.

1 Short Title.

1. This Act may be cited as TheNaval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865.

S-2 Interpretation of Terms.

2 Interpretation of Terms.

2. In this Act—

The Term ‘the Admiralty’ means the Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom, or the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral:

The Term ‘Officer’ means a Commissioned, Warrant, or Subordinate Officer, or Assistant Engineer in Her Majesty's Naval or Marine Force:

The Term ‘Seaman or Marine’ means a Petty Officer or Seaman, Non-commissioned Officer of Marines or Marine, or other Person forming Part in any Capacity of the Complement of any of Her Majesty's Vessels, or otherwise belonging to Her Majesty's Naval or Marine Force (not being an Officer within the Meaning of this Act).

S-3 Payment of Pay and Pensions according to Order in Council.

3 Payment of Pay and Pensions according to Order in Council.

3. All Pay, Wages, Pensions, Bounty Money, Grants, or other Allowances in the Nature thereof payable in respect of Services in Her Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a Person being or having been an Officer, Seaman, or Marine, or to the Widow or any Relative of a deceased Officer, Seaman, or Marine, shall be paid in such Manner, and subject to such Restrictions, Conditions, and Provisions as are from Time to Time directed by Order in Council.

S-4 Prohibition of Assignment of Pensions, &c.

4 Prohibition of Assignment of Pensions, &c.

4. Any Assignment, Sale, or Contract made after the Commencement of this Act by an Officer, Seaman, or Marine entitled to any Naval Pension,—or by a Person entitled to a Pension as the Widow of an Officer,—or by a Person entitled to an Allowance from the Compassionate Fund,—or by aPerson entitled to any Marine Half Pay,—of or in relation to such Pension, Allowance, or Half Pay, shall be void.

S-5 Prohibition of Assignment of Wager, &c.

5 Prohibition of Assignment of Wager, &c.

5. Any Assignment, Sale, or Contract made after the Commencement of this Act, of or relating to any Pay, Wages, Bounty Money, Grants, or other Allowances in the Nature thereof, payable in respect of Services in Her Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a Person being or having been a subordinate Officer, Seaman, or Marine, shall be void.

S-6 Exemption...

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