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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1990


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4.—(1) For the definition of “qualifying pensionable service” in paragraph 2(3) of Schedule 1A to the Pensions Order (which includes revaluation of accrued rights referable to service before 1st January 1985) substitute the following definition—

“qualifying pensionable service” means—


where the termination of pensionable service occurs after the commencement of this paragraph of this definition, the whole of the member’s pensionable service, as defined in this sub-paragraph; and


in any other case, so much of any such service as falls on or after 1st January 1985..

(2) In paragraph 3 of that Schedule (average salary benefits), in sub-paragraph (5) (definition of “salaries”), for the words from “means” to “terminated” substitute

means, subject to sub-paragraph (5A), the member’s salaries for the period between the date when his pensionable service commenced and the date when it terminated.

(3) After that sub-paragraph insert the following sub-paragraph—

(5A) Where the member’s pensionable service terminated before the commencement of this sub-paragraph, sub-paragraph (5) shall have effect with the substitution for the words from “means” to “terminated” of “means the member’s salaries for the period between 1st January 1985 and the date when his pensionable service terminated”..

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