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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

Up-to-date information can be found elsewhere in Te Ara.



Rates of Pension for the Totally Disabled

Member Weekly Rate
£ s. d.
Basic disablement pension 5 0 0
Special increment for blindness, multiple or serious disabilities 3 3 0
Economic pension (if unmarried £5 6s.) 4 16 0
Allowable income 4 0 0
Attendant's allowance 8 0 0
Wife 4 16 0
Child 15 0

(Note: The payment of 15s. a week to each child may be made either by way of social security family benefit or, alternatively, by way of war pension.)