24. If the widow of a teacher dies, or if a teacher dies and his wife has predeceased him, or their marriage has been dissolved by divorce, each child of such teacher who is less than eighteen years of age or, if he regularly attends a teaching institution, less than twenty-one years of age, shall be entitled to receive 20% of the pension which the teacher was receiving or would otherwise have been entitled to receive, or would have been entitled to receive, until he has reached the age of eighteen years or, if he regularly attends a teaching institution, until he has reached the age of twenty-one years. However, not more than 80% of such pension shall be paid to all of such children and the amount representing such percentage shall be divided equally among all the children.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 68, s. 11; 1970, c. 56, s. 10; 1977, c. 23, s. 20; 1982, c. 51, s. 67.