Judicial Pensions Act 1981

[ Members retiring between publication and commencement dateE+W+S

F126(1)A member who retires—E+W+S

(a)on or after the publication date; but

(b)before the commencement date,

may, before the end of the period of six months beginning with the commencement date, opt for her husband to be entitled to a widower’s pension on her death.

(2)Regulations may make provision as to—

(a)the manner and form in which an option under this paragraph is to be exercised;

(b)the payment, by any member exercising such an option, of a contribution towards the cost of liability for the widower’s pension; and

(c)the annual value of a widower’s pension granted as a result of the exercise of the option given by this paragraph.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F1Sch. 2 Pt. IV (paras. 24-28) inserted (E.W.S.) (1.1.1992) by Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41, SIF 67:1), s. 79(2), Sch. 12; S.I 1991/2730, art. 2