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Pensions Act 2007

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2Category B retirement pension: removal of restriction on entitlement

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(1)Section 48A of the SSCBA (Category B retirement pension for married person or civil partner) is amended as follows.

(2)In each of subsections (2)(a) and (2B)(a) (whose effect is to require the other spouse or other civil partner to have claimed a Category A retirement pension) omit “and become entitled to a Category A retirement pension”.

(3)Omit subsection (5) (restriction on when Category B retirement pension for married person or civil partner is payable).

(4)Part 2 of Schedule 1 contains consequential amendments.

(5)The amendments made by this section and that Part of that Schedule have effect as from 6th April 2010.

(6)Section 48A(2) and (2B), as amended by this section, applies whether the person mentioned in section 48A(1) or (2A) attained pensionable age before 6th April 2010 or on or after that date.

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