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Superannuation Act 1972

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Provisions relating to persons employed in local government service, etc.

4The repeal of any enactment by this Act shall not affect any superannuation benefit—

(a)granted under or by virtue of the Local Government Superannuation Acts 1937 to 1953 before the coming into operation of section 7 of this Act in England and Wales ; or

(b)granted under or by virtue of the Local Government Superannuation (Scotland) Acts 1937 to 1953 before the coming into operation of the said section 7 in Scotland ; or

(c)granted under any provision of the Local Government Superannuation Act 1937, or of the Local Government Superannuation (Scotland) Act 1937, which was repealed by the Local Government Superannuation Act 1953.

5(1)Notwithstanding any repeal made by this Act—

(a)the provisions of the enactments listed in the Table below,

as amended, extended or applied by or under any other enactment, and

(b)the provisions of any instrument (including a scheme) made under an enactment so listed, being provisions in force immediately before the commencement of this Act,

shall, as from the said commencement, have effect, with the necessary adaptations and modifications, as provisions of regulations under section 7 or, in so far as they apply in relation to local Act schemes, section 8(2) of this Act, and may be revoked or amended accordingly.

(2)Any reference in any enactment or document to any such enactment or instrument as is referred to in sub-paragraph (1) above or any provision thereof (including such a reference in any such enactment or instrument) shall, except in so far as the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to so much of regulations made under the said section 7 or, as the case may be, section 8(2) as by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above consists of that enactment, instrument or provision. Table Enactments applying to England and Wales 1. The Local Government Superannuation Act 1937, except sections 17(2), 26(4), 32 and 34, the proviso to section 35, sections 37, 39 and 41 and Part II of Schedule 1. 2. Sections 3 to 9 of the Local Government Staffs (War Service) Act 1939, except the proviso to section 6(2). 3. Sections 6 and 7 of the Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948 and the definitions in section 17(1) of that Act of " contributory employee ", " local Act scheme ", " local Act contributor " and " local authority ". 4. Section 72 of the Representation of the People Act 1948. 5. Paragraph 8(6) of Schedule 2 to the Justices of the Peace Act 1949. 6. The Local Government Superannuation Act 1953, except sections 12, 17(4), 26(1) and (3) and 28. 7. Section 77(3) of the London Government Act 1963. 8. Section 97(1) of the Water Resources Act 1963. 9. Paragraph 5(5) of Schedule 4 to the Police Act 1964. 10. Paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964. 11. Paragraphs 13 and 14 of Schedule 10 to the Courts Act 1971. Enactments applying to Scotland 1. The Local Government Superannuation (Scotland) Act 1937, except sections 22(3), 28, 29, the proviso to section 30, sections 32 and 33, and Part II of Schedule 1. 2. Sections 3 to 9 of the Local Government Staffs (War Service) Act 1939, except the proviso to section 6(2). 3. Section 3 of the Association of County Councils (Scotland) Act 1946. 4. Sections 6 and 7 of the Superannuation (Miscellaneous Pro visions) Act 1948 and the definitions in section 17(1) of that Act of " contributory employee ", " local Act scheme ", " local Act contributor " and " local authority ". 5. Section 14(2) and (3) of the Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) (Scotland) Act 1951. 6. The Local Government Superannuation Act 1953, except sections 12, 17(4), 26(1) and (3) and 28.

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