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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 568

The War Pensions (Chinese Seamen and Indian Seamen) (Revocations) Order 1988

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1988 No. 568

PENSIONS

The War Pensions (Chinese Seamen and Indian Seamen) (Revocations) Order 1988

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Made18th March 1988
Coming into force11th April 1988

    The Secretary of State for Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 7(3) of the Pensions (Navy, Army, Air Force and Mercantile Marine) Act 1939[1] and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
    Citation and commencement
        1.    This Order may be cited as the War Pensions (Chinese Seamen and Indian Seamen) (Revocations) Order 1988 and shall come into force on 11th April 1988.
    Revocation of Schemes relating to Indian and Chinese seamen
        2.    The War Pensions (Indian Seamen, etc.) Scheme 1944[2], the War Pensions (Chinese Seamen, etc.) Scheme 1944[3] and the War Pensions (Indian Seamen, Etc.) (Amendment) Scheme 1963[4] are hereby revoked.


Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Social Services.

Skelmersdale

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health and Social Security

18th March 1988






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    This Order, which comes into force on 11th April 1988, revokes the War Pensions (Indian Seamen, etc.) Scheme 1944 and the War Pensions (Chinese Seamen, etc.) Scheme 1944 in order to remove provisions under which the rate of war pension payable to certain non-British seamen employed on British ships is lower than that payable to British seamen.



ISBN 0 11 086568 5




Notes:

[1] 1939 c. 83.

[2] S.I. 1944/1083.

[3] S.I. 1944/1186.

[4] S.I. 1963/1111.

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