PART XIIREDUNDANCY PAYMENTS ETC.

CHAPTER IVGENERAL EXCLUSIONS FROM RIGHT

Pension rights

193.—(1) The Department shall by regulations make provision for excluding the right to a redundancy payment, or reducing the amount of any redundancy payment, in such cases to which paragraph (2) applies as are prescribed by the regulations.

(2) This paragraph applies to cases in which an employee has (whether by virtue of any statutory provision or otherwise) a right or claim (whether or not legally enforceable) to a periodical payment or lump sum by way of pension, gratuity or superannuation allowance which—

(a)is to be paid by reference to his employment by a particular employer, and

(b)is to be paid, or to begin to be paid, at the time when he leaves the employment or within such period after he leaves the employment as may be prescribed by the regulations.

(3) The regulations shall secure that the right to a redundancy payment shall not be excluded, and that the amount of a redundancy payment shall not be reduced, by reason of any right or claim to a periodical payment or lump sum, in so far as the payment or lump sum —

(a)represents compensation for loss of employment or for loss or diminution of emoluments or of pension rights, and

(b)is payable under a statutory provision.

(4) In relation to any case where (in accordance with any provision of this Part) an industrial tribunal determines that an employer is liable to pay part (but not the whole) of a redundancy payment the references in this Article to a redundancy payment, or to the amount of a redundancy payment, are to the part of the redundancy payment, or to the amount of the part.