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The Superannuation (Allocation of Pension) Rules 1965

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Allocation to spouse or other dependent on grant of pension

1.  Subject to the provisions of these Rules, a person—

(a)to whom a pension is or has been granted under the Superannuation Acts, otherwise than on retirement (from the civil service or other employment) on the ground of ill health, and

(b)who, while serving in the civil service, either was normally employed in the United Kingdom or was a member of a grade in the service normally recruited there,

shall be allowed to make an allocation under this Rule in favour of his spouse or a dependant of his:

Provided that a person whose pension has been granted before the coming into operation of these Rules, and who has married since the grant of his pension, shall not be allowed to make an allocation under this Rule in favour of his spouse.

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