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Social Security Act 1990

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12The Pensions Ombudsman

(1)The Pensions Act shall have effect with the amendments made by Schedule 3 to this Act, which are made for the purpose of establishing, conferring functions on, and making general provision in connection with, a commissioner to be known as the Pensions Ombudsman.

(2)In the [1971 c. 62.] Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971—

(a)in paragraph 23 of Schedule 1 (certain tribunals concerned with pensions to be under the general supervision of the Council) there shall be added at the end of the second column—

(e)the Pensions Ombudsman established under Part IVA of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60) in respect of his functions under or by virtue of section 59C(2) of that Act.; and

(b)in section 8(2) (which specifies the paragraph numbers of the tribunals which are excepted from the requirement of concurrence to the removal of members) after “22” there shall be inserted “23(e)”.

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