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The British Transport (Closed Railway Pension Scheme) Order 1969

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1.—(1) This Order shall come into operation on the 10th December 1969 and may be cited as the British Transport (Closed Railway Pension Scheme) Order 1969.

(2) In this Order unless the context otherwise requires—

the closed pension scheme” means the London and North Western Railway Provident Society for providing Pensions for Widows and Orphans of the Salaried Staff;

existing”, in relation to the terms of the closed pension scheme, means existing immediately before the provisions of this Order have effect as respects that scheme;

management committee”, in relation to the closed pension scheme, means the Committee of Management constituted pursuant to the existing terms of the scheme and charged by those terms with the management thereof;

the Minister” means the Minister of Transport;

the Railways Board” means the British Railways Board;

term”, in relation to the closed pension scheme, includes any rule or provision of the scheme, or of any statutory provision relating to the scheme, or of any trust deed or other instrument made for the purposes of the scheme.

(3) The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of this Order as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

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