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PENSIONS ACT, 1913

d It has been stated that the Massey 8 Government would repeal many of tho n clauses, in tbe Pensions Aco brought I in by the Seddon aad Ward Govern ments. That this statement is false has been provfed by tbe generou* terms of the •» Pensions Act, 1918 " t nought in by the Massey Government

>vtrch lowers tba age of ma!e3 to GO akl f-jnuies to 55, and to tho-e who j iavo 'wo or more childrc-n under 14 | years of age an additional pension i -ill be granted. Tho folio-vino; is tb> ] paragraph :—•'ln addition to the. pensions hereinbefore prescribe 1 there ■shall bo annually to pensioner* to whom tho provision?, pirng.-fiph (l>) of section 7 hereof apply an additional pension of such amount not exceeding £13 p?r nnimm as tbe in bis ili=crption having ■"•■'g.anl to thr; c ;, of the ■visa from time to nme dp.terminps," This means that the pension of £26 a y«ar will be increased to £39 a year in the case of people having two or more children under 14.-

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PENSIONS ACT, 1913, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4354, 5 December 1913

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PENSIONS ACT, 1913 Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4354, 5 December 1913

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