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Superannuation Act 1972

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5Benefits under civil service superannuation schemes not assignable

(1)Any assignment (or, in Scotland, assignation) of or charge on, and any agreement to assign or charge, any benefit payable under a scheme made under section 1 of this Act shall be void.

(2)Nothing in subsection (1) above shall affect the powers of any court under section 51(2) of the Bankruptcy Act 1914 or section 148 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1913 (bankrupt's salary, pension, etc. may be ordered to be paid to the trustee in bankruptcy) or under any enactment applying to Northern Ireland (including an enactment of the Parliament of Northern Ireland) and corresponding to the said section 51(2).

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