PRIME MINISTER HAMILTON GREEN PENSION BILL 2016

GUYANA

Bill No. 23 of 2016

PRIME MINISTER HAMILTON GREEN PENSION BILL 2016

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

Short title and commencement.

Commencement of pension, benefits and facilities.

Pension payable to Prime Minister Hamilton Green.

Other benefits and facilities for Prime Minister Hamilton Green.

Other benefits in any other law.

Discontinuance of previous pension of Prime Minister Hamilton Green.

A Bill

Intituled

AN ACT to provide a pension, benefits and other facilities to Hamilton Green, Prime Minister from 1985 to 1992, to enable him to live in keeping with the high office he occupied.

A.D 2016 Enacted by the Parliament of Guyana:-

Short title and commencement.

1. This Act may be cited as Prime Minister Hamilton Green Pension Act 2016 and shall come into operation on 1st December, 2016.

Commencement of pension, benefits and facilities.

2. Prime Minister Hamilton Green shall receive the pension, benefits and other facilities prescribed by this Act with effect from 1st December, 2016.

Pension payable to Prime Minister Hamilton

Green.

Cap. 27:03

3. Notwithstanding anything in the Pensions (President, Parliamentary and Special Offices) Act, Prime Minster Hamilton Green shall be paid a pension in accordance with section 4 of the said Act based on the salary paid to the Prime Minister, as though he actually earned the said salary, taking into consideration his record of service as a legislator.

Other benefits and facilities for Prime Minister Hamilton Green.

No. 3 of

2015

4. The Former President (Benefits and Other Facilities) Act 2015 shall, subject to such modifications as may be necessary, apply to Prime Minster Hamilton Green and for that purpose wherever the word “President” occurs it

shall be substituted by the words “Prime Minister”.

Other benefits under any other law.

5. Prime Minister Hamilton Green shall continue to receive any other benefits and facilities provided for in any other law.

Discontinuance of previous pension of Prime Minister Hamilton Green.

6. The pension that Prime Minister Hamilton Green is receiving since retirement shall be discontinued with effect from 30th November, 2016.

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

This Bill seeks to provide a pension, benefits and other facilities to Hamilton Green, Prime Minister from 1985 to 1992, to enable him to live in keeping with the high office he occupied.

Clause 1 states that the Bill shall come into operation on 1st December, 2016.

Clause 2 states from 1st December, 2016 Prime Minister Hamilton Green shall receive the pension, benefits and other facilities prescribed by this Act.

Clause 3 provides that the pension payable to Prime Minister Hamilton Greene shall be paid in accordance with section 4 of the Pensions (President, Parliamentary and Special Offices) Act based on the salary paid to the Prime Minister.

Clause 4 provides for Prime Minster Hamilton Green to receive all the benefits and facilities under the Former President (Benefits and Other Facilities) Act 2015.

Clause 5 provides that Prime Minister Hamilton Green shall continue to be entitled to any other benefits and facilities provided for in any other law.

Clause 6 states that Prime Minister Hamilton Green current pension shall be discontinued with effect from 30th November, 2016.

Hon. Winston Jordon, M.P.

Minister of Finance

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