WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Federal Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance Act, 1969 (II of 1969), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:–

1.  Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act may be called the Federal Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance (First Amendment) Act, 2015.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

2.  Amendment of Section 13, Act II of 1969.–In the Federal Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance Act, 1969, (II of 1969), in Section 13, in sub-section (3),–

(a)      after the word “retirement”, the words “before attaining the age of seventy years” shall be omitted; and