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(1)The powers conferred by section twenty-six of the M1Fire Services Act 1947 (which enables the Secretary of State to make orders for bringing into operation a Firemen’s Pension Scheme or for varying that Scheme) shall include power to make an order revoking any previous order under that section (whether made before or after the commencement of this Act) and bringing into operation a fresh scheme thereunder.
(2)Any reference in the said Act or this Act to the Firemen’s Pension Scheme shall be construed, unless the context otherwise requires, as including a reference to any fresh scheme made under the said section twenty-six as amended by this section.
(3)Subsection (2)of the said section twenty-six (which specifies matters for which provision may be made by the Firemen’s Pension Scheme) shall have effect as if for the words “employment specified under paragraph (b) of this subsection”, where those words occur in paragraph (d) of that subsection and where they occur for the second time in paragraph (e) of that subsection, there were substituted the words “employment which is treated for the purposes of the Scheme as if it were employment as a member of a fire brigade maintained in pursuance of this Act”.
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