An Insured Person shall be awarded an Age Pension where he/she has attained the pensionable age and has paid no less than the number of weekly contributions as specified below.
The number of weekly contributions which entitles an Insurable Person to an Age Benefit depends on the age of the Insured Person on the appointed day (1st. July 1986) in accordance with the following table :-
|Age on appointed day||Required No. of paid contributions|
|50 and over||150|
|36 and under||500|