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Schedule

Part II

Amendments of the Teachers Superannuation (War Service) Act, 1939

1(1)In paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of section two (which relates to the employer's contributions which must be paid by persons undertaking war service before completing their training as teachers or before becoming employed in contributory service if their war service is to count as contributory service) after the words " such amount " there shall be inserted the words

(not exceeding two and a half per cent. of the amount of his said salary as a teacher).

(2)Sections two and three shall have effect as if section two had been enacted as amended by this paragraph.

2After section seven the following section shall be inserted—

7AWhere a person employed as a teacher in contributory service ceases to be so employed by reason that he is interned by the enemy or by a neutral power, this Act shall have effect as if he had ceased to be so employed in order to undertake war service and as if his war service had continued for the period of his internment.

3(1)Where a person who is in war service immediately before the end of the period of the present emergency continues in the same service either with the consent of his former employer (as defined for the purposes of the Act) or in pursuance of a legal obligation so to do arising otherwise than by reason of his voluntary continuance of his service, the said service continued as aforesaid shall all be treated as war service for the purposes of the Act; and section nine of the Teachers (Superannuation) Act, 1945 shall be construed accordingly.

(2)Where a person who is in war service immediately before the end of the period of the present emergency continues in the same service after the end thereof in pursuance of a legal obligation so to do arising by reason of his voluntary continuance of his service without the consent of his former employer, nothing in section nine of the Teachers (Superannuation) Act, 1945 shall be construed as enabling so much of the said service continued as aforesaid as falls after the end of the period of the present emergency to be treated as part of his period of war service.

4The Act shall apply to a person whose, employment is treated by virtue of section two of the Teachers (Superannuation) Act, 1945, as if it were employment as a teacher in contributory service as it applies to such a teacher, and any reference in the Act to a teacher or to contributory service shall be construed accordingly.

5Notwithstanding anything in section eleven of the Act, the expression " contributory service ", wherever used in the Act, shall, in relation to service after the commencement of the Teachers (Superannuation) Act, 1945, be construed, save where the context otherwise requires, as having the meaning assigned to it by subsection (1) of section one of the last mentioned Act.

6The provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall be deemed always to have had effect, and all necessary adjustments shall be made accordingly.