Pensions Act 2011

Section 1

SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I.Equalisation of and increase in pensionable age for men and women: consequential amendments

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Gas Act 1986 (c. 44)E+W+S+N.I.

1In section 48 of the Gas Act 1986 (interpretation of Part 1) in subsection (2B)(b) for “6th April 1955” substitute “ 6th December 1953 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5)E+W+S+N.I.

2The Social Security Administration Act 1992 is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

3In section 2A (claim or full entitlement to certain benefits conditional on work-focused interview) in subsection (1A) for “6 April 1955” substitute “ 6 December 1953 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

4In section 2AA (full entitlement to certain benefits conditional on work-focused interview for partner) in subsection (1A) for “6 April 1955” substitute “ 6 December 1953 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

5In section 2D (work-related activity) in subsection (9)(e) for “6 April 1955” substitute “ 6 December 1953 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Pensions Act 1995 (c. 26)E+W+S+N.I.

6In section 126 of the Pensions Act 1995 (equalisation of and increase in pensionable age etc) in paragraph (a) for the words from “progressively” (where it appears first) to the end of the paragraph substitute “ and then to increase it ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (c. 17)E+W+S+N.I.

7In section 6 of the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (general provision about functions of National Consumer Council) in subsection (10)(b) for “6 April 1955” substitute “ 6 December 1953 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Pensions Act 2007 (c. 22)E+W+S+N.I.

8The Pensions Act 2007 is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

9In section 13 (increase in pensionable age for men and women)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in subsection (1) omit from “progressively” to the end;

(b)in subsection (3) for “6th April 2024” substitute “ 6th December 2018 ”.

10In Schedule 3 (increase in pensionable age for men and women) omit paragraph 4(4).E+W+S+N.I.