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OLD AGE. This needs no definition. Sometimes old age is the cause of loss of memory and of the powers of the mind, when the party may be found non compos mentis. See Aged witness; Senility.

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Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution Act 1976 was enforced with effect from April 01, 1976, to achieve the objective of Article 38 (c) of the Constitution, by providing compulsory social insurance.
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Roman noted there is not too much budgetary requirement of the old-age pension increase for veterans, the problem, however, is to find its funding source.
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Meanwhile, the in-charge of the old-age home Madhuri Mishra said that the inmates did the rituals out of a sense of compulsion.
A large Swedish panel dataset covering the period 1996-2001 is used to estimate the effect of spousal old-age retirement and disability retirement.
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