February 11, 1947 (20th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Colin William George Gibson (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. GIBSON (Hamilton West):

It means that a man may count service in any branch of the reserve forces toward his pension in the permanent force. A man who had served in the reserve of the air force, for example, and

Militia Pension Act
who later joined the permanent army, up to the present time would not be permitted to count his service in the air force reserve toward his pension in the army. This amendment makes it possible for service in any of the reserve forces to be counted toward pension when a man joins any of the permanent forces.

Topic:   MILITIA PENSION ACT
Subtopic:   EXTENSION OF PROVISIONS OF ACT TO CERTAIN GROUPS
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