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Governor General’s Act

Version of section 8 from 2002-12-31 to 2011-12-31:

Marginal note:Widows of former Governors General

  •  (1) There shall be paid to the widow of a person who before March 10, 1967 ceased to hold the office of Governor General of Canada and died, if she was his wife at the time he ceased to hold that office, an annuity equal to one-sixth of the salary annexed to the office of Governor General on March 10, 1967.

  • Marginal note:Duration of annuities

    (2) An annuity payable under subsection (1) shall commence on March 10, 1967 and shall continue thereafter during the life of the annuitant.

  • R.S., c. G-15, s. 4
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