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Superannuation Act 1972

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18Employees of law societies

(1)For section 11 of the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949 (pension rights of employees of Law Society) there shall be substituted the following section— Pension rights of employees.

11(1)The Law Society shall, with the approval of the Lord Chancellor, make arrangements for the provision of pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of persons employed by the Law Society for the purpose of their functions under this Part of this Act, and any such arrangements may include the establishment and administration, by the Law Society or otherwise, of a pension scheme with or without a pension fund.

(2)If the Lord Chancellor so directs, receipts and expenses of the Law Society attributable to their establishment and administration of a pension scheme under this section shall, notwithstanding anything in section 9 of this Act, be dealt with under the scheme instead of being paid into and out of the legal aid fund.

(2)For section 12 of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1967 (pension rights of employees of Law Society of Scotland) there shall be substituted the following section— Pension rights of employees.

12(1)The Law Society shall, with the approval of the Secretary of State, make arrangements for the provisions of pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of persons employed by the Law Society for the purpose of their functions under this Act, and any such arrangements may include the establishment and administration, by the Law Society or otherwise, of a pension scheme with or without a pension fund.

(2)If the Secretary of State so directs, receipts and expenses of the Law Society attributable to their establishment and administration of a pension scheme under this section shall, notwithstanding anything in section 9 of this Act, be dealt with under the scheme instead of being paid into and out of the legal aid fund.

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