§ In the application of the Superannuation Acts, 1834 to 1909, to a transferred officer who on his transfer is appointed to a pensionable office in the Post Office, or is appointed to such an office subsequently to his transfer, having since the date of his transfer served continuously in the Post Office, the following modifications shall be made in favour of the officer:— 2040
- (a) Appointment with a certificate from the Civil Service Commissioners shall not be required, notwithstanding that the appointment is not held directly from the Crown;
- (b) If the officer has served continuously in the Company's service from the fifteenth day of August nineteen hundred and four to the date of his transfer, the provisions requiring ten years' service as a condition for a superannuation allowance and five years' service as a condition for a gratuity under section two of the Superannuation Act, 1909, shall not apply, and the superannuation allowance which may be granted to him shall be one-eightieth of the annual salary and emoluments of the office for each completed year of service in a pensionable office;
- (c) In the case of an officer who has contributed continuously to the Company's pension fund up to the date of his transfer, the period during which he has so contributed, and in the case of an original member of the fund, the whole of his continuous service with the Company, shall, if he assigns to the Postmaster-General the share of the fund, if any, to which he may be entitled on the fund being apportioned amongst the members thereof or otherwise wound up, be treated as service in the office to which he is first transferred:
- Provided that in the case of any original member to whom a superannuation allowance is granted on or after his attaining the age of sixty-five years, the amount of that allowance, together with the annual value, actuarially determined, of any additional allowance granted to him under Sub-section (2) of Section one of the Superannuation Act, 1909, shall not be less than two-thirds of the amount which he was receiving as salary on the first day of January eighteen hundred and ninety-six;
§ Question, "That Clause 5 stand part of the Bill," put, and negatived.
§ Bill reported; as amended, to be considered To-morrow.