Proc No. 123-1998 Defence Forces (Amendment)

Proc No. 123-1998 Defence Forces (Amendment)

Amends the DefenceForcesProclamationNo. 27/1996.

Here is the text of the amendement as regards pension of armed forces.

2) Sub-Article(3) of Article 13 is deleted and replaced by the followingnew sub-Article(3):
“3) The age-limits for termination of service,
specified under sub-Articles (1) and (2) of Article9 hereinabove,shallalso be deemedto be retirement age-limits for purposes of the app!icationof pension laws
Article 38:
2) Awardee of the Medal of the Victory of Adwa:
(a)shall be entitled to a one time payment of 25,000 Birr. Where he has died his survivors shall be entitled to same in accordance with the proportion specified in the Pension Law

Article 40:
2) Awardee of the Medal of Heroism 2ndRank:
(a) shall be entitled to a one time payment of 15,000 Birr. Where he has died, his survivors shall be entitled to same in accordance with the proportion specified in the Pension Law

Article 41
2) Awardee of Medal of Heroism 3rdRank:
‘(a) shall be entitled to a one time payment of 10,000 Birr. Where he has died, his survivors shall be entitled to same in accordance with the proportion specified in the Pension Law

Article 52:
Additional Privileges of Medal A wardees
Without prejudice to other Articles of this Proclamation, an awardee who is bestowed with any of the medals enumerated under Article 37/1/(a)-(g), (k) or (i) shall:
I) receive free medical..treatment in state, owned hospitals and health centres;
2) be given priority to pursue education in state owned educational institutions;
3) be given priority to employment where the qualification satisfies the job descriptions required by government offices, organizations and establishment for a given position.

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