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HALF PAY, RETIRED PAY, AND OTHER NON-EFFECTIVE CHARGES
I. AN ESTIMATE of the Sum which will be required in the Year ending 31st March 1908, to defray the Expense of REWARDS; HALF PAY; RETIRED PAY; WIDOWS' PENSIONS; and other NON-EFFECTIVE CHARGES for OFFICERS.
One Million Seven Hundred and Fourteen Thousand Pounds.
REWARDS FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICES, &c.:
HALF PAY, &c.:
B.-HALF PAY, &c., OF FIELD MARSHALS AND
SUB-HEADS under which this Vote will be accounted for.
1907-08. 1906-07. INCREASE. DECREASE.
DETAILS of the foregoing.
A.-REWARDS TO OFFICERS FOR DISTINGUISHED OR MERITORIOUS
(The names and ranks of the officers who are the recipients of these rewards, and the amounts of the rewards, are shown in Appendix, No. 14, pp. 213-215.)
In employment or
on Indian List.
Vote 14.-NON-EFFECTIVE CHARGES FOR OFFICERS, &c.-continued.
B.-HALF PAY, &c. OF FIELD MARSHALS AND GENERAL OFFICERS
Number in employment or on Indian List.
TOTAL NUMBER OF FIELD MARSHALS AND GENERAL OFFICERS ON THE ACTIVE LIST.
(a) The numbers given throughout this Vote represent the actual number of pensions, &c. in force at the time of preparing the estimate.
(a) The numbers of Medical Officers in each rank include officers holding equivalent rank under a different title in the late Army Medical Staff, &c. By the re-employment of Medical Officers with salaries provided by Vote 2, this Vote is relieved of a charge of about 35,000Z.
(b) Two Lady Superintendents receive 807. and 957. a year each, respectively, and the other 2407., including widow's pension of 1407.
Note.-The rates of Retired Pay, shown in this Vote (Subheads D. and E.), are, generally speaking, those provided by the present Army Pay Warrant. In some cases, however, the amounts drawn exceed these rates, owing to compensation for loss of prospects having been awarded to Officers compulsorily retired. In other cases the rates have been reduced by partial commutation of Retired Pay. In some instances rates awarded under old Warrants are still drawn,