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Administration of Justice Act 1973

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4(1)Neither this Schedule nor any repeal made by Part V of Schedule 5 to this Act shall affect the rate or amount of any pension or benefit payable to or in respect of a person who retired or died before the 17th December 1959 (being the date of commencement of the Judicial Pensions Act 1959) or who at that time held any of the offices mentioned in paragraph 3 above and did not elect that sections 1 and 2 of that Act should apply to him.

(2)This Schedule shall have effect subject to the provisions of sections 4 and 6 of the Judicial Pensions Act 1959 (which allow for a special rate of pension in certain cases and make provision against double pensions); but in that Act " the relevant pension enactments " in relation to pensions payable in respect of the offices mentioned in paragraph 1 above shall mean this Schedule, and in section 4(2) of that Act for the words " by virtue of subsection (2) of section 2 of this Act" there shall be substituted the words

by retirement after attaining the age of seventy years.

(3)Subject to sub-paragraph (1) above, the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 shall have effect as if in Schedule 2 there were substituted for paragraph 5—

5A pension payable under Schedule 4 to the Administration of Justice Act 1973 or under the Judges' Pensions (Scotland) Act 1808.

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