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The Health and Social Care Pension Scheme (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introductory

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Transitional provisions

    1. CHAPTER 1 Eligibility

      1. 3.Eligibility of pensioners

    2. CHAPTER 2 Notices and elections

      1. 4.Carry-forward of old scheme opt-out

      2. 5.Nominations, notices and declarations

    3. CHAPTER 3 Membership status and breaks in service

      1. 6.Active member status preservation

      2. 7.Qualifying service

      3. 8.Members on authorised unpaid leave

      4. 9.Casual staff and locums not working on eligibility date

      5. 10.Disqualifying breaks in service

    4. CHAPTER 4 Contributions and final pay

      1. 11.Contribution rate setting: Groups A to C

      2. 12.Contribution rate setting: Group D

      3. 13.Taper protection for contribution tiering

      4. 14.Determination of pensionable pay, final pensionable pay and reckonable pay

      5. 15.No refund of contributions in cases of inordinate pay

      6. 16.Cessation of final salary link on payment of benefits

      7. 17.Final salary link: Mental Health Officers

      8. 18.Uprating of old scheme practitioner earnings

      9. 19.Flexibility earnings credit: calculation

      10. 20.Flexibility earnings credit: uprating

      11. 21.Flexibility earnings credit: adjustment of pension payable

    5. CHAPTER 5 Additional contributions

      1. 22.Existing additional service and unreduced lump sum contracts

      2. 23.Existing additional pension contracts

      3. 24.Additional contributions: ill-health

      4. 25.Decoupling of benefits derived from additional contributions

    6. CHAPTER 6 Bulk Transfers

      1. 26.Acceptance of bulk transfers

    7. CHAPTER 7 Retirement benefits

      1. 27.Ill health benefits: continuity of existing applications

      2. 28.Ill health benefits: members below old scheme normal pension age

      3. 29.Ill health benefits: members above old scheme normal pension age

      4. 30.Age retirement of mental health officers, nurses, physiotherapists, midwives and health visitors

      5. 31.Partial Retirement

      6. 32.Redundancy retirement

      7. 33.Premature retirement: special classes

      8. 34.Interests of efficiency of the service

      9. 35.Variations to lump sums for 1995 and 2008 pensioners joining the new scheme

      10. 36.Abatement

      11. 37.Abatement: special classes

    8. CHAPTER 8 Death benefits

      1. 38.Death in service

    9. CHAPTER 9 Option to convert service

      1. 39.Option for 1995 Section members to convert to 2008 Section membership

  4. PART 3 Amendments to the old scheme

    1. 40.Amendments to the old scheme

  5. Signature

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Eligibility of pensioners

      1. 1.Eligibility of 1995 section pensioners to join the new scheme

      2. 2.Eligibility of 2008 Section pensioners to join new scheme

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments to the old scheme

      1. PART 1 Amendment to the 1995 regulations

        1. 1.General

        2. 2.Amendment of regulation 6

        3. 3.Amendment of regulation 7

        4. 4.Amendment of regulation 8

        5. 5.Amendment of regulation 49

        6. 6.Amendment of regulation 81

        7. 7.New regulation 97D

        8. 8.Amendment of Schedule 2

      2. PART 2 Amendment of the 2008 regulations

        1. 9.General

        2. 10.Amendment of regulation 21

        3. 11.Amendment of regulation 22

        4. 12.Amendment of regulation 57

        5. 13.Amendment of regulation 101

        6. 14.Substitution of regulation 105

        7. 15.New regulation 136ZA

        8. 16.Amendment of regulation 153

        9. 17.Amendment of regulation 154

        10. 18.New regulation 193A

        11. 19.Amendment of regulation 228

        12. 20.Substitution of regulation 232

        13. 21.New regulation 260ZA

  7. Explanatory Note

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