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Pensions (Navy, Army, Air Force And Mercantile Marine) Money

Volume 351: debated on Sunday 3 September 1939

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Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 69.

[Sir DENNIS HERBERT in the Chair.]


"That for the purpose of any Act of the present Session to make provision for the transfer to the Minister of Pensions of powers and duties with respect to certain pensions and grants, to amend Section nine of the War Pensions (Administrative Provisions) Act, 1918,and to make provision for awards in respect of war injuries to and detention of mariners and other seafaring persons and war damage to their effects, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any expenses incurred by the Minister of Pensions under the said Act and any sums to be paid in respect of a pension or other payment awarded by virtue of a scheme under the said Act." — [King's recommendation signified.) — [Sir J. Simon.]

Resolution reported, pursuant to the Order of the House this day, and agreed to.