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Pensions Act 2007

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Part 4Category A and C retirement pensions: abolition of adult dependency increases

12In section 30B of the SSCBA (incapacity benefit: rate) in subsection (3) omit paragraph (b) (increase under section 83 or 85 to be disregarded in determining rate of incapacity benefit).

13In section 78 of the SSCBA (Categories C and D retirement pensions and other benefits for aged) in subsection (4) omit paragraph (d) (increase under section 83 or 85 to be disregarded in determining appropriate weekly rate of Category D retirement pension).

14In section 88 of the SSCBA (increases to be in respect of only one adult dependant) for “under or by virtue of sections 83 to 86A” substitute “by virtue of section 86A”.

15In section 89 of the SSCBA (meaning of earnings for purposes of provisions relating to increases in benefits) in each of subsections (1) and (1A), for “sections 82 to 86A” substitute “sections 82 and 86A”.

16In section 114 of the SSCBA (persons maintaining dependants etc.) in subsection (4) (amounts paid by way of maintenance etc. to be treated as contributions for the purposes of specified provisions) omit “to 84”.

17In section 149 of the SSCBA (pensioners' entitlement to Christmas bonus: supplementary) in subsection (3) (circumstances in which persons to be treated as entitled to increase in payment of a qualifying benefit) in paragraph (b) omit “section 83(2) or (3) above or”.

18In Part 4 of Schedule 4 to the SSCBA (rates of increases for dependants)—

(a)in paragraph 5 (Category A or B retirement pension) for the figure in column (3) (increase for adult dependant) substitute “—”;

(b)in paragraph 6 (Category C retirement pension) for the figure in column (3) (increase for adult dependant) substitute “—”.

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