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Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999

Schedule 8: Part VII: Retirement Pensions.

Paragraph 33 inserts a new subsection (4A) into section 48A of the Contributions and Benefits Act. The new subsection provides that a pensioner who is not the widow or widower cannot gain an increase to a category B retirement pension of half of the weekly rate of additional pension payable to the deceased member.

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