Pensions Review Act
- Published in Government Gazette
- Commenced on 24 December 1971
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 2016 and includes any amendments published up to 31 December 2017.]
- [Note: This version of the Act was revised and consolidated by the Law Development Commission of Zimbabwe]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Pensions Review Act [Chapter 16:03].
2. Review of pensions
3. Increase of pensions following review
4. Special provisions relating to pensions supplementing Central African Pension Fund pensions
5. Increases deemed to have been paid under appropriate pensions lawWhere any pension is increased in terms of section three, the provisions of the law under which the pension prior to the increase was being paid shall continue to apply in relation to the pension as so increased as though the pension as so increased were payable under that law and any widow’s or children’s pension or allowance which becomes payable after any such increase shall be calculated as though that law had provided for such increase.
6. Increases to be paid from Consolidated Revenue FundAny increase in pensions in terms of section three and any pension or increase in pensions in terms of section four shall be charged upon and paid from the Consolidated Revenue Fund which is hereby appropriated to the purpose.
7. Amendment of War Victims Compensation Act, 1980, by noticeNotwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the War Victims Compensation Act [Chapter 11:16] where the Minister responsible for Finance, in terms of section three, increases the amounts of the pensions referred to in paragraph (g) of subsection (2) of section two, he may, by notice in a statutory instrument and with the consent of the Minister responsible for that Act, increase the amounts referred to in section 8, 17, 19, 21, or 26 of that Act.
8. Procedure where recommendation of tribunal not implementedIf the tribunal has, in terms of subsection (1) of section two, recommended any increase of any pensions and the recommendation is not fully implemented within three months of the date with effect from which it was recommended that any such increase should become payable, the Minister of Finance shall, on one of the ten days on which Parliament sits next after the expiration of the said period of three months, lay the recommendation of the tribunal before Parliament and indicate why such recommendation has not been fully implemented.
History of this document
31 December 2016 this version
24 December 1971