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The Superannuation (Wartime Social Survey and Civil Service) Transfer Rules 1957

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1957 No. 1989


The Superannuation (Wartime Social Survey and Civil Service) Transfer Rules, 1957


18th November 1957

Laid before Parliament

20th November 1957

Coming into Operation

21st November 1957

The Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 2 of the Superannuation Act, 1957, and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Rules:—

1.—(1) Where a person was, on the twenty-sixth day of November, nineteen hundred and forty-six, taken into the civil service of the State as an officer of the Central Office of Information after having been employed by the body known as the Wartime Social Survey, his service in employment by that body before that day, but not before he attained the age of eighteen years, shall be reckoned for the purposes of the Superannuation Acts as employment in an unestablished capacity within the meaning of section 3 of Superannuation Act, 1935.

(2) These Rules shall not have effect so as to authorise an increase in an annual superannuation allowance or pension so far as the allowance or pension is payable in respect of a period before the coming into operation of these Rules.

2.—(1) In these Rules the expression “the Superannuation Acts” means the Superannuation Acts, 1834 to 1950, and any Act amending those Acts.

(2) The Interpretation Act, 1889, shall apply to the interpretation of these Rules as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

3.  These Rules may be cited as the Superannuation (Wartime Social Survey and Civil Service) Transfer Rules, 1957, and shall come into operation on the twenty-first day of November, nineteen hundred and fifty-seven.

Anthony Barber

R. Brooman-White

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

Dated this 18th day of November, nineteen hundred and fifty-seven


These Rules provide for service in the Wartime Social Survey (after the age of 18) of employees who were taken into the Civil Service on 26th November, 1946, to be reckoned as unestablished civil service for the purposes of the Superannuation Acts.

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