Superannuation Act 1914

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1914 c. 86


Superannuation Act, 1914

(4 & 5 Geo. 5.) CHAPTER 86.

An Act to amend the Superannuation Acts, 1834 to 1909.

[18th September 1914]

Be it enacted by the King'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 Distribution of gratuities without probate in certain cases.

1 Distribution of gratuities without probate in certain cases.

1. Where the Treasury has decided to grant a gratuity to the legal personal representatives of a deceased civil servant under section two or section three of the Superannuation Act, 1909, probate or other proof of the title of the personal representatives of the deceased may be dispensed with and the gratuity paid or distributed in manner provided by section eight of the Superannuation Act, 1887, and that section shall apply accordingly as if such gratuity as aforesaid were a sum due to the deceased at the time of his death in respect of superannuation allowance.

S-2 Amendment of s. 2 \(1) of Act of 1909.

2 Amendment of s. 2 \(1) of Act of 1909.

2. The amount of the gratuity which may be granted under subsection (1) of section two of the Superannuation Act, 1909, to the legal personal representatives of a civil servant who dies whilst still employed in the service shall be either the amount specified in that subsection or an amount equal to the amount of the additional allowance which the Treasury might have granted to him if he had retired from the civil service on the ground of ill-health at the date of his death, whichever may be the greater.

S-3 Amendment to s. 4 of Act of 1887.

3 Amendment to s. 4 of Act of 1887.

3. If any person dies while in his employment, being a person to whom a gratuity might have been granted under section four of the Superannuation Act, 1887, if at the time of his death he had retired from such employment because of infirmity of mind or body, the Treasury may, if they think fit, grant to his dependants such compassionate gratuity as they might have granted to the deceased person had he so retired.

S-4 Power to grant superannuation allowances to civil servants transferred to other employment in certain cases.

4 Power to grant superannuation allowances to civil servants transferred to other employment in certain cases.

(1) If a civil servant has...

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