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Judicial Pensions Act 1981

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9Judge Advocate General: special provision

(1)A person to whom this section applies may be granted a pension if he retires after not less than 5 years service and at the time of his retirement—

(a)he has attained the age of 60, or

(b)he is disabled by a permanent infirmity from performing the functions of his office.

(2)The annual rate of a pension payable under this section to a person retiring after not less than 15 years service shall be one half of his last annual salary.

(3)The annual rate of a pension payable under this section to a person retiring after less than 15 years service (but not less than 5) shall be one quarter of his last annual salary plus 1/40th for each completed year of service exceeding 5.

(4)Part III of Schedule 1 to this Act (injury or disease sustained in course of duty) shall have effect—

(a)as if references to an officer to whom that Schedule applies included references to a person to whom this section applies, and

(b)as if, in relation to an allowance granted under the said Part III to a person to whom this section applies paragraph 16(1)(a) referred to a pension under this section.

(5)In this section " service " means service as Judge Advocate General.

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