New clause 24 - Aftercare

Part of Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:30 am on 26th February 2004.

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'(1) A member of the Armed Forces may be awarded, in respect of any period during which he receives treatment, a treatment allowance consisting of—

(a) a personal allowance at the rate of retired pay or pension which would be payable if the degree of his disablement were 100 per cent., increased, where appropriate,

(b) an additional allowance for a dependant.

(2) Such allowance shall be subject to such deductions or adjustments as the Secretary of State may think appropriate having regard to all the circumstances of the case.'.—[Mr. Gerald Howarth.]

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