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pension

(1) A regular payment plan intended to provide a person who retired from a job with a secure income for life.
(2) A monthly payment from a pension.
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The state Cabinet has decided to amend the old age pension laws and eligibility conditions.
An Old Age Pensions Act was introduced in Victoria at much the same time as in NSW.
FDR and this country followed the lead of Germany, where compulsory old age pensions were created in 1889; of Great Britain, where a pension system was instituted in 1911; and of the Soviet Union, which gained a universal pension system in 1922.
thesis on old age pensions in the United Kingdom, 1878-1925, and providing a sensible reading of contemporary social scientific data, she goes beyond the basic requirements of a survey.
Consider other significant milestones: in 1916 activist Emily Murphy became Canada's first judge, in 1918 women obtained the right to vote in federal elections and in 1921 Agnes Macphail became Canada's first female minister of parliament and successfully campaigned for prison reform and the establishment of old age pensions and Bertha Wilson, who, in 1988, became the first woman Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
FIANNA Fail in government will set a new minimum benchmark of EUR200 for old age pensions.
In the future Norway will spend more on old age pensions than any other European nation, according to a recent survey.
Considering the high proportion of old women among them (between 1905-09 three-quarters of the recipients of outdoor relief were women), tax funded old age pensions seemed an appropriate solution because they did not exclude women as beneficiaries as a scheme based on contributions and insurance would have done.
Moynihan asked: "Will the old age pensions and survivors benefits disappear as well?
Alex McKinnon, of the Scottish Old Age Pensions Association, said: "The Tories linked pensions to average wages and the result is that pensions have lost out.