4After section 634 (annuity to member) insert—E+W+S+N.I.
“634A Income withdrawals by member.
(1)Where a member elects to defer the purchase of an annuity such as is mentioned in section 634, income withdrawals may be made by him during the period of deferral, subject as follows.
(2)Income withdrawals must not be made before the member attains the age of 50, unless—
(a)they are available on his becoming incapable through infirmity of body or mind of carrying on his own occupation or any occupation of a similar nature for which he is trained or fitted, or
(b)the Board are satisfied that his occupation is one in which persons customarily retire before that age.
(3)Income withdrawals must not be made after the member attains the age of 75.
(4)The aggregate amount of income withdrawals by a member in each successive period of twelve months beginning with his pension date must be not less than 35 per cent. or more than 100 per cent. of the annual amount of the annuity which would have been purchasable by him on the relevant reference date.
(5)For the purposes of this section the relevant reference date for the first three years is the member’s pension date, and for each succeeding period of three years is the first day of that period.
(6)The right to income withdrawals must not be capable of assignment or surrender.”.