4(1)In section 11 of the Police Pensions Act 1976 (interpretation), after subsection (6) there is inserted—E+W+S+N.I.
“(7)References in this Act to an inspector or assistant inspector of constabulary, and to service as such, do not have effect in relation to cases in which the person in question—
(a)was appointed on or after 1st January 1999, and
(b)did not serve as a member of a police force at any time before his appointment took effect.”
(2)The amendment made by sub-paragraph (1) shall be deemed always to have had effect.