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The Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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3.  A person who first holds office as Ombudsman on or after 31 March 1995 shall be entitled, if he was a member of a judicial pension scheme immediately before he first holds that office, to elect between—

(a)the scheme of pensions and other benefits under that judicial pension scheme (his “former scheme”);

(b)(if different from his former scheme) the 1993 scheme; and

(c)the civil service scheme,

and, if he is not entitled to make an election under this paragraph, or if he is so entitled but fails to make such an election, he shall be treated as if he had been so entitled and had elected for the civil service scheme.

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