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Pensions (Increase) Act 1971

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General Provisions

    1. 1. Present increases.

    2. 2. Future reviews and increases.

    3. 3. Qualifying conditions.

    4. 4. Effect of re-employment.

    5. 5. Scope of Act, and general powers to extend and adapt increases.

    6. 6. Preservation for certain purposes of benefit of previous Acts.

    7. 7. Administrative provisions.

    8. 8. Meaning of “pension”, and other supplementary provisions.

    9. 8A.Section 8(2): references to “service”

    10. 9. Gratuities and lump sums.

  3. Part II Special Extensions

    1. 10. Overseas government pensions (India, Pakistan and Burma).

    2. 11. Other overseas government pensions.

    3. 11A.(1) The Secretary of State, with the approval of the...

    4. 12. Other overseas pensions.

    5. 13. Pensions under approved pension schemes.

  4. Part III Supplementary

    1. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 15. Adjustment of fire service pensions.

    3. 16. Expenses.

    4. 17. Interpretation.

    5. 18. Repeal, and transitional provisions.

    6. 19. Short title and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Table for conversion of basic rate to 1969 standard

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Official Pensions

      1. Part I State Pensions

        1. Ministerial and parliamentary

          1. 1.A pension payable under section 3 of the Ministerial Salaries...

          2. 2.A pension payable under the Lord Chancellor’s Pension Act 1832...

          3. 3.A pension payable ... ... (except in respect of any...

          4. 3A.A pension which, under a scheme under paragraph 12 or...

        2. European Assembly

          1. 3B.A pension payable under a scheme made under section 4...

        3. Civil Service

          1. 4.A pension payable under the Superannuation Acts 1965 and 1967...

          2. 4ZA.A pension payable under a scheme made by the Minister...

          3. 4A.A pension payable under Part I or section 19 of...

          4. 4AA.A pension payable under a scheme made under section 18A...

          5. 4B.A pension payable under a scheme made by the Lord...

        4. Administration of justice

          1. 5—6.. . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 7.A pension payable under section 9 of the County Courts...

          3. 8.A pension payable under section 20 of the Sheriff Courts...

          4. 9.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 10.A pension payable under section 4(5) of the Criminal Justice...

          6. 11.A pension payable under the Superannuation (President of the Industrial...

          7. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

          8. 13.A pension payable under the Police Magistrates (Superannuation) Acts 1915...

        5. Police and firemen

          1. 14.A pension payable by a Secretary of State under the...

          2. 15.A pension payable by a Secretary of State under the...

          3. 15A.A pension payable by a Secretary of State under regulations...

          4. 15B.A pension payable by the Secretary of State under a...

          5. 16.A pension payable by a Secretary of State in accordance...

          6. 16A.A pension which is payable— (a) by a Secretary of...

          7. 16B.A pension payable by the Secretary of State under a...

        6. Teachers

          1. 17.A pension payable under the Elementary School Teachers (Superannuation) Acts...

          2. 18.A pension payable under the Teachers (Superannuation) Acts 1918 to...

          3. 19.A pension payable under the Education (Scotland) Acts 1939 to...

          4. 20.A pension payable under regulations made under section 9 of...

          5. 20A.A pension payable to or in respect of a teacher...

          6. 20B.A pension payable by the Secretary of State under a...

          7. 20C.A pension payable under a scheme made by the Scottish...

          8. 21.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. National health service

          1. 22.A pension payable by a Secretary of State under or...

          2. 22A.A pension payable by the Secretary of State under a...

          3. 22B.A pension payable under a scheme made by the Scottish...

          4. 23.A pension payable by a Secretary of State in consequence...

          5. 23A.A pension payable to or in respect of a person...

        8. National insurance

          1. 24.A pension payable by a Secretary of State in pursuance...

          2. 25.A pension payable in pursuance of rules made under section...

          3. 26.. . . . . . . . . ....

        9. Diplomatic, colonial and overseas service

          1. 27.A pension payable under the Governors Pensions Acts 1957 and...

          2. 27A.A pension payable under any scheme or part of a...

          3. 28.A pension payable under the Judges Pensions (India and Burma)...

          4. 29.A pension payable under the Diplomatic Salaries &c. Act 1869....

        10. Armed forces

          1. 29A.A pension payable under a scheme made under section 1...

        11. Service in Ireland

          1. 30.A pension payable under Schedule 8 to the Government of...

          2. 31.A pension payable to or in respect of an existing...

          3. 32.A pension payable under the enactments relating to pensions of...

        12. Miscellaneous

          1. 33.A pension payable by a Secretary of State in respect...

          2. 34.A pension payable under section 29 of the Finance Act...

          3. 35.A pension payable by way of residual compensation under Part...

          4. 36.A widow’s pension payable by a Secretary of State in...

          5. 37.A pension payable by a Secretary of State under regulations...

          6. 38.A pension payable by a Secretary of State in respect...

          7. 38A.A pension payable by virtue of paragraph 10 of Schedule...

      2. Part II Pensions out of Local Funds

        1. Scottish Parliament and Scottish Executive

          1. 38AB.A pension payable under a scheme established by virtue of...

        2. National Assembly for Wales

          1. 38B.A pension payable under a scheme established under section 20(4)(b)...

        3. Local government service

          1. 39.A pension payable by a local authority in respect of...

          2. 39A.A pension payable under a defined benefits scheme, within the...

        4. Administration of justice

          1. 40.A pension payable under section 33 of the Justices of...

          2. 41.A pension payable by a local authority under Part I...

          3. 42.A pension payable under section 22 of the Administration of...

        5. Police and firemen

          1. 43.A pension payable (otherwise than as mentioned in paragraph 14...

          2. 43A.A pension payable under a defined benefits scheme, within the...

          3. 44.A pension payable by a fire and rescue authority or...

          4. 44A.A pension payable under a defined benefits scheme, within the...

          5. 45.A pension payable by a local authority, otherwise than as...

          6. 46.A derivative pension payable under the Police Pensions Act 1921...

        6. Court and police staffs

          1. 47.A pension payable by a local authority in England or...

          2. 48.A pension payable by the London Residuary BodyLondon Pensions Fund...

          3. 49.A pension payable by theLondon Residuary BodyLondon Pensions Fund Authorityunder...

          4. 50.A pension payable under section 15(1) to (7) of the...

          5. 51.A pension payable by a local authority, or by a...

          6. 52.A pension payable by a police and crime commissioner, the...

        7. Probation and after-care service

          1. 53.A pension payable in accordance with regulations under Schedule 4...

          2. 53A.A pension payable in accordance with regulations under section 7...

          3. 53B.A pension payable in accordance with regulations under section 7...

          4. 54.A pension payable by a local authority in England and...

          5. 55.A pension payable by a probation and after-care committee under...

        8. Teachers and school staff

          1. 56.A pension payable by a local authority under section 14(3)(b)...

          2. 57.A pension payable by a local authority in England or...

          3. 58.A pension payable by a local authority in England or...

          4. 59.A pension payable by a local authority in respect of...

        9. Miscellaneous

          1. 60.A pension payable by a local authority under any enactment...

          2. 61.A pension payable under section 6 of the Coroners (Amendment)...

          3. 62.A pension payable by a local authority in respect of...

          4. 63.A pension payable by a local authority in respect of...

          5. 64.A pension payable by a local authority by way of...

          6. 64A.A pension payable by a residuary body established by the...

          7. 64B.A pension payable by such a residuary body, being a...

          8. 64C.A pension payable by the London Residuary Body, being a...

          9. 64D.A pension payable by the London Pensions Fund Authority.

      3. Part III Other Pensions

        1. 65.A pension payable by the trustees of a trustee saving...

        2. 66.A pension payable in respect of service with, or as...

        3. 67.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 68.A pension payable by the council of the London borough...

        5. 68A.A pension payable by virtue of regulations made under section...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Further Administrative, Incidental and Consequential Provisions

      1. Liability for cost of increase of certain local authority, police and fire service pensions

        1. 1.(1) Where a pension to which this paragraph applies is...

        2. 2.(1) Where a pension to which this paragraph applies is...

      2. Pensions of former civil servants payable by Post Office

        1. 3.It shall be the duty of the original holding company...

        2. (3A).In paragraph 3 “ the original holding company ” has...

      3. Re-employed teachers

        1. 4.Any reference to the Pensions (Increase) Acts 1920 to 1969...

      4. Retired staff of former approved schools etc.

        1. 5.In Schedule 3 to the Children and Young Persons Act...

      5. Meaning of “local authority” and “local government service”

        1. 6.(1) For the purposes of this Act “local authority” means—...

        2. 7.(1) For the purposes of this Act “local government service”...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Overseas Government Pensions (India, Pakistan and Burma)

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 2.A pension payable out of the revenues of India or...

      3. List of funds

        1. (i) The Bengal Military Fund and Orphans’ Society;

        2. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 4.A pension payable from the revenues of Burma to a...

        4. 5.A pension payable to or in respect of a member...

        5. 6.A pension payable to or in respect of a person...

        6. 7.A pension payable to or in respect of a European...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Other Overseas Government Pensions

      1. 1.A pension in respect of service under the government of...

      2. 2.A pension in respect of service under the Sudan Government...

      3. 3.A pension in respect of service under the Egyptian Government...

      4. 4.A pension for the payment of which the Crown assumed...

      5. 5.A pension in respect of service in any of the...

      6. 6.A pension in respect of service in an auxiliary or...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Employments Relevant to Section 13(2)

      1. The following employments shall be included in section 13(2)(a) of...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Consequential Repeals

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Repeals of Spent Provisions

      1. Part I Outright Repeals

      2. Part II Repeals with Saving for Existing Pensions

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