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Amendments to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill

Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 19
 
  
BY THE BARONESS STRANGE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  A widow in receipt of a widow's pension under any of the enactments mentioned in subsection (2) ("the DSS pension"), and in receipt of a pension paid under the Armed Forces Pension scheme shall on remarriage or when living together as husband and wife with a member of the opposite sex, only retain the Forces Family Pension (attributable).
 
    (2)  The enactments referred to in subsection (1) are--
    (a)  the Naval, Military and Air Forces etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order 1983, and any order re-enacting the provisions of that order,
    (b)  the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme 1983, and any subsequent scheme made under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions Act) 1939,
    (c)  any scheme made under the Pensions (Navy, Army, Air Force and Mercantile Marine) Act 1939 or the Polish Resettlement Act 1947 applying the provisions of any such order as is referred to in paragraph (a),
    (d)  the order made under section 1(5) of the Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969 concerning pensions and other grants in respect of disablement or death due to service in the Ulster Defence Regiment.")
War pensions for widows.
 
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