Pensions Increase (Review) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

Reduction in respect of guaranteed minimum pensions

5.  Where—

  • (a)

    a person is entitled to a guaranteed minimum pension on 12th April 1999; and

    (b)

    entitlement to that guaranteed minimum pension arises from an employment from which (either directly or by virtue of the payment of transfer credit) entitlement to the official pension also arises,

    the amount by reference to which any increase in the rate of an official pension provided for by this Order is to be calculated shall be reduced by an amount equal to the rate of the guaranteed minimum pension unless the Department of Finance and Personnel(1) in accordance with the provisions of Article 69A of the Order of 1975, otherwise directs.

(1)

See S.I. 1982/338 (N.I. 6) Art. 4