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2 September 1966

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1966-09-02 number 87 part A

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 Supplement to Official Gazette Extraordinary No. 87, Vol. 53, 2nd September,
                                                                  1966—Part A


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                  THEPOLICE PENSIONS DECREE 1966




                          ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section
          .   /                     .                            Right to opt out of new conditions.
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 1. Office of constable to be a pension-                                      .              :
       able office.                                              Application of Schedule to Pen-
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         .    .      .    .     .                                    sions, etc., previously   prantéed
 2. Contirmation of police officer in                                under Police Act:
      office on first re-engagement.
                                                            6. Interpretation.-
 *, Modification of Pensions Act in its
      application to non-commissioned                        . Citation, extent, etc.
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      officers and constables in Nigeria                                     :            .
      Police Force.                                                  SCHEDULE:   Provisions corres-
                      :                    ,                           ponding to Part IV of the
                                                                       Police Act.




                              Decree No. 60°

                                               —                                 [1s¢ September 1966]     Commence-
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                                                                                                          ment.

    THE FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT hereby decrees as
follows:
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 # 1.—(1) Subject to the provisions ofthis Decree, the office of constable                                Office of
m the Nigeria Police Force shall be, and besdeemed to have been since                                     constable to
Ist January 1946, a pensionable officewithin the meaningof section 2 of the                               be a pension-
                                                                                                          able office.
Pensions Act.                                                                                             Cap. 147.
    (2) Accordingly—                               :
    (a) in the Schedule of the Pensions (Declaration of Pensionable Offices)                              L.N. 96 of
  Order 1954, under item 33 (Police) there shall be inserted thefollowing                                 1954,
    “Constable (male or female)... ..       .             ..     -- 1.1.46”
    ‘*Memberof a policefire brigade belowthe rank of headman .. 1.1.46”;
    (b) Part IV of’ the: Police Act (which relates to gratuities, annual                                  Cap. 154.
  allowances and pensions)iis hereby repealed; and

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