(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, this section applies to any person—
(2) This section does not apply to any person to whom a retiring allowance is payable under section 36 or section 69 of the principal Act.
(3) The annual rate of the retiring allowance payable to any person to whom this section applies shall not, by reason of the enactment of section 2 of this Act, exceed by more than one thousand dollars the annual rate of the retiring allowance that would have been paid if section 2 of this Act had not been enacted.
(4) The Governor-General may, from time to time by Order in Council, increase the amount specified in subsection (3) of this section with effect from any date specified in the Order.
Subsection (3) was amended, as from 1 July 2004, by clause 2(1) Government Superannuation Fund (Increased Amount in Respect of Adjustments) Order 2004 (SR 2004/115) by substituting the words
“one thousand dollars” for the words
“five hundred dollars”. See clause 2(2) of that Order as to no person being entitled, by reason of that Order, to any increased payment in respect of any retiring allowance that was paid or is payable in respect of any period before 28 April 1988.