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Royal Indian Navy (Pension Code)

Volume 439: debated on Monday 23 June 1947

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31.

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the Government of India have now reached a decision on the question of applying the new pension code, Cmd. 6754, to officers of the Royal Indian Navy.

33.

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the Government of India has yet come to any conclusion on the application of the new 1945 British pension scales to the Royal Indian Navy.

I am glad to say that the Government of India have now approved in principle the application of the 1945 pension code to the British officers of the Royal Indian Navy. Certain questions of detail still remain for consideration.

May we take it that the Navy will receive as good treatment as the other Services?

Can the Minister tell us what is to happen in regard to the position of the members of the Indian Civil Service?