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Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008


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2.—(1) Section 48A of the Contributions and Benefits Act (Category B retirement pension for married person or civil partner) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (2) for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)satisfies the relevant conditions or condition..

(3) After subsection (2) insert—

(2ZA) In subsection (2)(b) above “the relevant conditions or condition” means—

(a)in a case where the spouse is a married man who attains pensionable age before 6th April 2010, the conditions specified in Schedule 3, Part 1, paragraph 5;

(b)in a case where the spouse attains pensionable age on or after that date, the condition specified in Schedule 3, Part 1, paragraph 5A..

(4) In subsection (2B) for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)satisfies the condition specified in Schedule 3, Part 1, paragraph 5A..

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