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Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

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PART 3PENSIONABLE AGE

Increase in pensionable age to 67

26.—(1) Paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the 1995 Order is amended as follows.

(2) In sub-paragraph (7) for “6th April 1968” substitute “6th April 1960”.

(3) For sub-paragraph (8) and table 3 substitute—

(8) A person born on any day in a period mentioned in column 1 of table 3 attains pensionable age when the person attains the age shown against that period in column 2.

TABLE 3

(1)(2)
Period within which birthday fallsAge pensionable age attained
6th April 1960 to 5th May 196066 years and 1 month
6th May 1960 to 5th June 196066 years and 2 months
6th June 1960 to 5th July 196066 years and 3 months
6th July 1960 to 5th August 196066 years and 4 months
6th August 1960 to 5th September 196066 years and 5 months
6th September 1960 to 5th October 196066 years and 6 months
6th October 1960 to 5th November 196066 years and 7 months
6th November 1960 to 5th December 196066 years and 8 months
6th December 1960 to 5th January 196166 years and 9 months
6th January 1961 to 5th February 196166 years and 10 months
6th February 1961 to 5th March 196166 years and 11 months

(8A) For the purposes of table 3—

(a)a person born on 31st July 1960 is to be taken to attain the age of 66 years and 4 months at the commencement of 30th November 2026;

(b)a person born on 31st December 1960 is to be taken to attain the age of 66 years and 9 months at the commencement of 30th September 2027;

(c)a person born on 31st January 1961 is to be taken to attain the age of 66 years and 10 months at the commencement of 30th November 2027.

(4) In sub-paragraph (9) for “5th April 1969” substitute “5th March 1961”.

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