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Social Security Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1975

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PART IN.I.INTRODUCTORY

Title, citation and commencementN.I.

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1975.

(2) The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Act 1975 [1975 c.15] and this Order may be cited together as the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975.

Paras.(3)‐(5)—Commencement

InterpretationN.I.

2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 [1954 c.33] shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

  • Definition rep. by 1985 NI 16

  • [F1“the Administration Act” means the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;]

  • Definition rep. by 1993 c. 49

  • [F2“average salary benefits” means benefits the rate or amount of which is calculated by reference to a member's average salary over the period of service on which the benefits are based;]

  • Definitions rep. by 1993 c. 49

  • “long‐term benefit” means a Category A or Category B retirement pension, a widowed mother's allowance, a widow's pension or an invalidity pension;

  • Definitions rep. by 1993 c. 49

  • “the principal Act” means the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Act 1975;

  • Definitions rep. by 1993 c. 49

  • Definition rep. by 1986 NI 18

  • Definitions rep. by 1993 c. 49

  • [F3“transfer credits” means rights allowed to an earner under the rules of an occupational pension scheme by reference to a transfer to that scheme of his accrued rights from another scheme.]

  • Paras. (3)‐(5) rep. by 1993 c. 49

  • Para. (6) rep. by 1985 NI 16

  • Para. (7) rep. by 1993 c. 49

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