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The Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1995.

(2) Subject to the following provisions, this Order comes into operation on such day or days as the Department may by order appoint.

(3) The following provisions come into operation on the expiration of two days from the day on which this Order is made—

(a)Part III, subject to Schedule 2,

(a)Article 163,

and any repeal in Schedule 5 for which there is a note comes into operation in accordance with that note.

(4) Article 162 and the repeal in Schedule 5, Part IV, in the Matrimonial Causes (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(1) come into operation on such day or days as the Lord Chancellor may by order appoint.

(5) Without prejudice to Article 166(3), the power to make an order under this Article includes power—

(a)to make such transitional adaptations or modifications—

(i)of the provisions brought into operation by the order, or

(ii)in connection with those provisions, or any provision of this Order, or the Pension Schemes Act, then in force, or

(b)to make such savings for the effect of any of the repealed provisions of the Pension Schemes Act, or those provisions as adapted or modified by the order,

as appear to the Department expedient, including different adaptations or modifications for different periods.

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