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Pensions Increase (Review) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Increases in certain pensions

3.—(1) The annual rate of an official pension may, if a qualifying condition is satisfied or the pension is a derivative or substituted pension or a relevant injury pension, be increased as set out in paragraphs (2) and (3) by the pension authority in respect of any period beginning on or after 7th April 1997.

(2) A pension beginning before 8th April 1996 may be increased by 2.1 per cent of the basic rate as increased by the amount of any increase under section 1 of the Act of 1971 or the existing Orders.

(3) A pension beginning on or after 8th April 1996 and before 7th April 1997 may be increased by 2.1 per cent multiplied by

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  • A is the number of complete months in the period between the beginning of the pension and 6th April 1997 and B is 12.

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