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The Public Servants (Retirement) Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XII Of 1974 )

Retirement of a freedom fighter
1[4A. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained to the contrary in section 4, a public servant, who is a freedom fighter, shall retire from service on the completion of the 2[sixtieth year] year of his age.
 
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(3) The Government may require a public servant, in order to be entitled to any benefit under this section, to have his certificate or identity, as a Freedom Fighter, to be verified by the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs :
 
Provided that a public servant, who entered the service of the Republic as a Freedom Fighter, shall be exempted from such verification.]
 

  • 1
    Section 4A was inserted by section 2 of the Public Servants (Retirement) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. V of 2010)
  • 2
    The words “sixtieth year” were substituted for the words “fifty-ninth year” by section 2 (a) of the Public Servants (Retirement) (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act No. IX of 2013).
  • 3
    Sub-section (2) was omitted by section 2 (b) of the Public Servants (Retirement) (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act No. IX of 2013).
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