—(1) Where an officer, being a woman and holding a pensionable office in Singapore, has completed not less than 5 years’ continuous service in Singapore, and resigns such office on account of marriage, or is required to retire from the public service under section 9(d), she may be granted, on production, within 6 months after her resignation or retirement, or such longer period as the President may in any particular case allow, of satisfactory evidence of her marriage, a gratuity calculated at the rate of one-twelfth of a month’s pensionable emoluments for each completed month of service:
Provided that such gratuity shall not exceed one year’s pensionable emoluments.
(2) No gratuity shall be granted under subsection (1) —
if the officer is otherwise eligible for a pension, gratuity or other allowance under this Act; or
if the officer was reappointed, after marriage, to the public service before 1st March 1962 or was appointed to such service on or after that date.