TRINIDAD ND TOBAGO.
10th 11, ,7.
AN ORDINANCE to
amend the P,-asioun Ordinance,
GEORGE R. LE HUNTE,
19th April, 1912.
BE it enacted by the Governor of Trinidad and Tobago
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Pensions (Amend- short Title.
ment) Ordinance, 1912, and shall be read as one with the
Pensions Ordinance, No. 175, hereinafter called the prin-
cipal Ordinance, and also with the Pensions (Amendment)
Ordinance, No. 29-1905, the Pensions Ordinance, No. 37-
1907 and the Pensions Ordinance No. 42-1908.
2. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained Pensions
in section 11 of the Principal Ordinance, the following pro- certain caa.
visions shall apply to a pension granted under the Principal
Ordinance, that is to say :-
(a.) Where under the Maintenance of Wives and
Children Ordinance, No. 4, or any other Ordi-
nance amending or substituted therefore, an
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order of maintenance shall have been made
against any person to whom a pension has been
granted, it shall be lawful for the Governor on
its being proved to him that there is no reason-
able probability of such order being satisfied,
from time to time to deduct from the moneys
payable to such person by way of pension such
sum or sums as the Governor may deem expe-
dient and to apply the same to satisfy wholly or
in part the said order.
(b.) Where any person to whom a pension has been
granted has left the Colony and deserted and
left his wife or child within the Colony without
sufficient means of support, the Governor, on
being satisfied that such wife or child is by
reason of such person's absence from the Colony
unable and would but for such absence be able
to obtain an order of maintenance, may from
time to time deduct from the moneys payable
to such person by way of pension such sum or
sums as the Governor may deem expedient and
apply the same for the maintenance and support
of such wife or child.
Passed in Council this Tenth day of April, in the year
of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve.
HARRY L. KNA'GGS,
Clerk of the Council.