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Social Security Pensions Act 1975

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Contributions

    1. 1.Earnings limits

    2. 2.Rates of contributions in respect of employed earners

    3. 3.Married women and widows

    4. 4.Persons over pensionable age

    5. 5.Voluntary contributions

  3. Part II Benefits

    1. Category A and B retirement pensions

      1. 6.Rate of Category A retirement pension

      2. 7.Rate of widow's Category B retirement pension

      3. 8.Category B retirement pension for widower

      4. 9.Special provision for surviving spouses

      5. 10.Special provision for married women

      6. 11.Application of earnings rule

      7. 12.Deferred retirement

    2. Widow's benefit

      1. 13.Rate of widowed mother's allowance and widow's pension

    3. Invalidity benefit and disablement pension

      1. 14.Rate of invalidity pension for persons under pensionable age

      2. 15.Invalidity pension for widows

      3. 16.Invalidity pension for widowers

      4. 17.Invalidity allowance and disablement pension

    4. Unemployment and sickness benefit

      1. 18.Rate of unemployment and sickness benefit for persons under pensionable age

    5. Contribution conditions and earnings factors

      1. 19.Contribution conditions for retirement pensions, widowed mother's allowance and widow's pension

      2. 20.Use of former spouse's contributions

      3. 21.Revaluation of earnings factors

    6. Supplementary

      1. 22.Mobility allowance

      2. 23.Increase of long-term benefits

      3. 24.Power to modify provisions about graduated retirement benefit

      4. 25.Simultaneous entitlement to more than one pension

  4. Part III Contracting-Out

    1. Preliminary

      1. 26.Contracting-out of full contributions and benefits

    2. Contracted-out rates of contributions and benefits

      1. 27.Contracted-out rates of Class 1 contributions

      2. 28.Review and alteration of contracted-out rates of Class 1 contributions

      3. 29.Contracted-out rates of benefit

    3. Arrangements for contracting-out

      1. 30.Contracted-out employment

      2. 31.Contracting-out certificates

      3. 32.Contracted-out schemes

    4. Requirements for contracting-out

      1. 33.Requisite benefit for earner

      2. 34.Annual rate of earner's pension

      3. 35.Earner's guaranteed minimum

      4. 36.Requisite benefit for widow

      5. 37.Earner's salary as factor of widow's pension

      6. 38.Transfer of accrued rights

      7. 39.Commutation, surrender and forfeiture

      8. 40.Financing and assurance of benefits

      9. 41.Sufficiency of resources

    5. State scheme premiums

      1. 42.Premium on termination of contracted-out employment

      2. 43.Premium under section 42: additional provisions

      3. 44.Premium on termination of contracted-out scheme

      4. 45.Premium where guaranteed minimum pension excluded from full revaluation

      5. 46.Provisions as to actuarial tables

      6. 47.Deduction of premium from refund of contributions

    6. Supplementary

      1. 48.Guaranteed minimum pensions to be inalienable

      2. 49.Supervision of schemes which have ceased to be contracted-out

      3. 50.Alteration of rules of contracted-out schemes

      4. 51.Information as to guaranteed minimum pensions

      5. 52.Contracting-out regulations

  5. Part IV Occupational Pensions

    1. Equal access to occupational pension schemes

      1. 53.Equal access requirements

      2. 54.Duty to bring schemes into conformity with equal access requirements

      3. 55.Determination of questions whether scheme conforms with equal access requirements

      4. 56.Modification of schemes to secure conformity

    2. Other provisions

      1. 57.Disclosure of information by Occupational Pensions Board

      2. 58.Priority in bankruptcy etc

      3. 59.Increase of official pensions

  6. Part V General

    1. 60.Determination of questions

    2. 61.Consultation about regulations

    3. 62.Other provisions about regulations and orders

    4. 63.Transitional provisions

    5. 64.Expenses and receipts

    6. 65.Amendments of enactments; repeals

    7. 66.Interpretation

    8. 67.Commencement

    9. 68.Short title, citation and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Deferred retirement

    2. Schedule 2

      Contracting-out regulations

    3. Schedule 3

      Priority in bankruptcy etc

    4. Schedule 4

      Amendments of enactments

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

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