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Pensions Act 2008

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102Consolidation of additional pension

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(1)The Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c. 4) (the 1992 Act) is amended as follows.

(2)Section 45 (the additional pension in a Category A retirement pension) is amended as follows.

(3)In subsection (2), after “1999” insert “but before 6th April 2020”.

(4)After subsection (2) insert—

(2A)The weekly rate of the additional pension in a Category A retirement pension in any case where the pensioner attained pensionable age in a tax year after 5th April 2020 shall be the sum of the following—

(a)in relation to any tax year before the flat rate introduction year, the revalued consolidated amount, calculated in accordance with Schedule 4C to this Act; and

(b)in relation to the flat rate introduction year and subsequent years, the amount referred to in subsection (2)(d).

(5)Schedule 3, which inserts Schedule 4C to the 1992 Act, has effect.

(6)In section 47 (increase of Category A retirement pension for invalidity), after subsection (4) insert—

(4A)Any part of an additional pension resulting from an amount calculated under paragraph 2 of Schedule 4C to this Act by virtue of paragraph 5(a) of that Schedule (the GRB amount) is to be disregarded for the purposes of this section.

(7)Section 36 of the National Insurance Act 1965 (c. 51) (graduated retirement benefit), as it continues in force as mentioned in section 62 of the 1992 Act, has effect in relation to a person over pensionable age only if the person attained pensionable age before 6th April 2020.

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