Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1972

Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1972

Public Act1972 No 33
Date of assent20 October 1972

Note

This Act is administered in the Government Superannuation Fund Department.


An Act to amend the Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1972, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) Part 1 of this Act shall be deemed to have come into force on the 20th day of April 1972.

    (3) Part 2 of this Act shall come into force on the 19th day of April 1973.

Part 1
Superannuation of members of armed forces

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  • This section inserted section 66A in the principal Act.

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  • This section inserted section 70A in the principal Act.

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Part 2
Miscellaneous amendments

6 Rates of annuities payable to surviving spouses and partners
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) [Repealed]

    (4) Subject to subsection (5) of this section, the annuity payable to the surviving spouse or partner of any contributor who has died before the commencement of this section shall as from the commencement of this section be calculated in accordance with section 45 or, as the case may be, section 87 of the principal Act as amended by this section.

    (5) Subsection (4) of this section shall not apply in any case where pursuant to subsection (2) of section 7 of the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1969 the initial adjustment to an annuity payable under section 45 or section 87 of the principal Act has been made before the commencement of this section or is made on the 19th day of April 1973:

    Provided that the annual amount of any such annuity, as determined under the provisions of section 6 of the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1969 payable on and after the 19th day of April 1973 until the next annual adjustment shall be increased to $390 if it would otherwise be less.

    (6) [Repealed]

    (7) Nothing in this section shall have effect to entitle any surviving spouse or partner to any adjustment to her or his annuity before the date on which she or he would be entitled to an adjustment if this section had not been enacted.

    The heading was amended, as from 26 April 2005, by section 10(5)(a) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 10) by substituting the words annuities payable to surviving spouses and partners for the words widows' and dependent widowers' annuities.

    Subsection (1) was repealed, as from 1 April 1975, by section 8(2)(d) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 30).

    Subsection (2) was repealed, as from 1 April 1975, by section 9(2)(d) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 30).

    Subsection (3) was repealed, as from 1 November 1976, by section 32(2)(c) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 30).

    In subsection (4) the expression or section 46 was omitted by section 22(2) of the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985.

    Subsection (4) was amended, as from 26 April 2005, by section 10(5)(b) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 10) by substituting the words surviving spouse or partner for the words widow or dependent widower.

    In subsection (5) the expression or section 46 was omitted by section 22(2) of the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985.

    Subsection (6) was repealed, as from 1 April 1988, by section 20(1) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 28).

    In subsection (6)(b) the expression or section 46 was omitted by section 22(2) of the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985.

    Subsection (7) was amended, as from 26 April 2005, by section 10(5)(b) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 10) by substituting the words surviving spouse or partner for the words widow or dependent widower.

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