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PART IIPRIMARY PROVISIONS

CHAPTER IVBENEFITS

Retirement benefits

No double entitlement

37.—(1) Where (apart from this regulation) any member would be entitled to a pension or retirement grant under two or more regulations by reason of the same period of membership –

(a)he may elect under which provision he is to be paid those benefits;

and

(b)if he does not elect, the employing authority may notify him in writing of the provision.

(2) An election by a member must be by notice in writing, given to the employing authority before the expiry of the period of three months beginning with the day on which he becomes entitled to elect.

(3) Paragraph (1) does not affect the member’s rights under the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993(1).