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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.

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