April 11, 1962 (24th Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

John George Diefenbaker (Prime Minister)

Progressive Conservative

Right Hon. J. G. Diefenbaker (Prime Minister) moved

that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution, which has been recommended to the house by His Excellency:
That it is expedient to introduce a measure to provide for the payment out of the consolidated revenue fund, to any person who was a member of the Senate on April 6, 1962, but who ceases to be a member at the age of seventy five years or more by reason of an amendment to section 29 of the British North America Act, 1867, of a lifetime retirement annuity equivalent to three quarters of the amount per annum of the sessional allowance he was receiving under the Senate and House of Commons Act at the time when he ceased to be a member.

Topic:   THE SENATE
Subtopic:   PROVISION FOR PAYMENT OF RETIREMENT ANNUITY
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