14 October 2015 - NW2619
Marais, Mr S to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
(1) What benefits were due to the late (a) Lt. Col C Silson (details furnished) and (b) Cpl J S Ngubane (details furnished); (2) whether the benefits were disbursed in each specified case; if not, in each specified case, why not; if so, in each specified case, what are the relevant details?
1. (a) Pension, military pension, leave credits, Group Life Insurance Scheme; Injury on Duty (Rule 15)
(b)Pension, military pension, leave credits, injury on duty (Rule 15)
2. (a) Pension benefit: paid to the Master of the High Court and beneficiaries in June 2012 (details of payment not kept by DOD).
(b) Military pension – spouse is receiving it since November 2011
(c) Leave credits – set off against member’s outstanding departmental debt
(d) Group life insurance scheme – benefit paid on 12 January 2012
(e) Injury on duty – monthly amount paid since July 2014 as well as gratuity to spouse
(3) (a) Pension benefit: Pension benefit paid in various installments over the period October 2009 and August 2011. Gratuity and monthly pension payable.
(b) Military pension – being paid to beneficiaries since September 2009
(c) Leave credits - set off against member’s outstanding departmental debt
(d) Injury on duty – Spouse was paid gratuity and is receiving monthly pension since November 2014