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Old Age and Disability Pensions Law

Nation of Brunei Darussalam Government of Brunei Darussalam Country Resources Older Persons Mental Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Disability Legislation Brunei Darussalam 1 January 1955 Legislation/regulation equality, mental health service, social security

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The Legislation provides for pecuniary by way of old age pension, pensions for blind persons, allowances for the dependent's of persons suffering from Hansen's disease and mentally ill individuals. It defines the above populations, outlines the process for pensions to be distributed and received, and discusses processes of appeals to controllers of pensions and the powers those officers are able to employ. Regulations are organized as follows:

1. Citation.
2. Interpretation.
3. Old age pensions.
4. Pensions and allowances for the blind.
5. Rehabilitation allowance for sufferers from Hansen’s disease.
6. Allowances in respect of dependents of sufferers from Hansen’s disease.
7. Allowance in respect of "lunatic’s" dependents.
8. Disability pensions.
9. No benefit until qualified therefor.
10. Pensions etc. to be subject to certain conditions of identification etc.
11. Pensions etc. to be payable monthly in arrear.
12. Admission of claims.
13. Discretionary powers of His Majesty in Council in exceptional circumstances.


Old Age and Disability Pensions
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