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Cases in which pensions, etc., may be granted
11.
—(1)  No pension, gratuity or other allowance shall be granted under this Act to any officer until he shall have retired from the public service.
(2)  No pension, gratuity or other allowance shall be granted under this Act to any officer who has retired from the public service in Singapore, unless he has retired —
(a)
in the case of male officers in the public service in Singapore on 1st July 1956, with the consent of the President, on or after attaining the age of 50 years, and in other cases, on or after attaining the age of 55 years if a man, or of 45 years if a woman, except that in the case of a female officer she was in the service before 1st March 1962 and has opted to retire on or after attaining the age of 45 years;
(b)
on or after attaining the age of 45 years if he is a police officer, including a police officer of such Auxiliary Police Force as may be specified by the President by notification in the Gazette, below the rank of assistant superintendent or a prison officer below the rank of superintendent;
[4/2010 wef 17/02/2010]
(c)
on a certificate from the head of his department and on medical evidence to the satisfaction of the President that he is incapable, by reason of some infirmity of mind or body, of discharging the duties of his office and that such infirmity is likely to be permanent;
(d)
on the abolition of his office;
(e)
in the case of termination of employment in the public interest as provided in section 12;
(f)
on compulsory retirement for the purpose of facilitating improvement in the organisation of the department to which he belongs by which greater efficiency or economy may be effected;
(g)
with the consent of the President, on or after completing 15 years of service as a Gurkha serving in the Gurkha Contingent of the Singapore Police Force;
(h)
in the case of a female officer appointed to the public service on or after 1st July 1956 or re-appointed after resignation on account of marriage, with the consent of the President, on or after attaining the age of 50 years; or
(i)
with the consent of the President, on or after completing 15 years of service, in special circumstances not falling within any of the preceding paragraphs.
[7/97]
(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), a pension, gratuity or other allowance may be granted under this Act to —
(a)
any officer on his attaining the minimum age of retirement applicable to him specified in subsection (2)(a), (b) or (h) who, having retired from the public service of Singapore under the provisions of the Instruction Manual for the time being in force in order to be nominated as a candidate for election as a member of Parliament or of any local government authority in Singapore, has not subsequently been re-employed in the public service of Singapore, except that —
(i)
where the President is satisfied that such an officer is physically or mentally incapacitated so as to be unable to continue in any employment before he has attained the minimum age of retirement applicable to him, he may be granted a pension, gratuity or other allowance with effect from the date he satisfies the President that he is so physically or mentally incapacitated; or
(ii)
where such an officer dies before he has attained the minimum age of retirement applicable to him, his dependants or legal personal representatives may be paid a gratuity in accordance with section 20(3); or
(b)
any officer who, not being an officer to whom paragraph (a) applies, having either completed 15 years of public service or attained the age of 40 years and completed 10 years of public service, has retired with the permission of the Chief Secretary, granted before 1st September 1958 in order to be nominated as a candidate for election as a member of the Legislative Assembly or of any local government authority in Singapore.
[12/95]
(4)  The President may direct that any pension, gratuity or other allowance granted to an officer retired under subsection (2)(e) or (i) be suspended until and take effect from such date, not being later than the date the officer attains the minimum age, as the President may determine.
(5)  Notwithstanding subsection (4) —
(a)
where the President is satisfied that an officer referred to in that subsection is physically or mentally incapacitated so as to be unable to continue in any employment before he has attained the minimum age, he may be granted a pension, gratuity or other allowance with effect from the date he satisfies the President that he is so physically or mentally incapacitated;
(b)
where such officer dies before he has attained the minimum age, his dependants or legal personal representatives may be paid a gratuity in accordance with section 20(3);
(c)
no right shall accrue in respect of any pension, gratuity or other allowance during the period such pension, gratuity or other allowance has been suspended.
[12/95]
(6)  In subsections (4) and (5), “minimum age” means —
(a)
in the case of an officer who is entitled to retire at the age of 45 years — 45 years;
(b)
in the case of an officer appointed to the public service before 12th September 1986 other than an officer referred to in paragraph (a) — 50 years; and
(c)
in the case of an officer appointed to the public service on or after 12th September 1986 other than an officer referred to in paragraph (a) —
(i)
50 years if he is entitled to retire at the age of 50 or 55 years; and
(ii)
55 years if he is entitled to retire at the age of 60 years.
[26/86]
(7)  The pension granted to an officer under subsection (4) shall be computed on the basis of his pensionable service up to the date of retirement as though he had retired on medical grounds under subsection (2)(c) except that an officer retired in the public interest under subsection (2)(e) may have his pension reduced under section 8(2).
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