Additional grant

69. In addition to any gratuities or benevolent grants to teachers under this Part of this Law, any teacher who has served in any elementary school in the Δημοκρατία previously to the period in section 67(5) of this Law specified may, on retirement be recommended by the Director to the Governor to receive an additional grant according to and in respect of the period of years of such previous service:

Provided that such additional grant shall in no case exceed one-half of one month’s salary at the rate of the salary such teacher is receiving on retirement for every year of such previous service.