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Superannuation Act 1972

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1(1)The repeal of any enactment by this Act shall not affect any pension, allowance or gratuity granted before the commencement of this Act under the Superannuation Acts 1965 and 1967 or any pension, allowance or gratuity deemed by paragraph 1 of Schedule 10 to the Superannuation Act 1965 to have been granted under that Act, and subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the pension, allowance or gratuity shall be deemed to have been granted under the principal civil service pension scheme within the meaning of section 2 of this Act.

(2)Without prejudice to section 23 of this Act, sub-paragraph (1) above shall not apply in relation to a pension, allowance or gratuity granted under the said Acts of 1965 and 1967—

(a)to a person who, immediately before the pension, allowance or gratuity was granted to him, was a person listed in Schedule 5 to this Act; or

(b)by virtue of any provision of the Governors' Pensions Act 1957, to a Governor within the meaning of that Act.

(3)Any person who before the commencement of this Act duly elected under section 4(6) of the Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1967 that the said Act of 1965 should apply to him as if his service as a Governor had been passed in the home civil service shall be deemed to have elected that the principal civil service pension scheme within the meaning of section 2 of this Act and for the time being in force should so apply to him.

2(1)Any determination, decision, surrender, election or nomination made, certificate, direction, notice or approval given, contribution paid or other thing done under any provision of the Superannuation Acts 1965 and 1967 which is repealed by this Act shall not be affected by the repeal but shall have effect as if made, given or done under the corresponding provision of the principal civil service pension scheme within the meaning of section 2 of this Act.

(2)Section 3 of this Act shall apply in relation to payments made before the commencement of this Act in accordance with a warrant under section 18 of the Superannuation Act 1965 or a warrant issued by virtue of section 6 of the Ministerial Salaries Consolidation Act 1965 as it applies in relation to payments made in accordance with a scheme made under the said section 1.

(3)Section 4(1) of this Act shall apply in relation to any person to whom a payment was made under section 93 of the Superannuation Act 1965 as it applies in relation to any person to whom a payment is made under the said section 4(1).

3Any reference in any Act or document to the Superannuation Act 1965, to the Superannuation Acts 1965 and 1967 or to any provision of the said Act of 1965, shall, except in so far as the context otherwise requires, be construed as, or as including, a reference to the principal civil service pension scheme within the meaning of section 2 of this Act or to the corresponding provision of that scheme, as the case may be.

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