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The British Transport (Pensions of Employees) (No. 1) Order 1969

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Obligations of employing bodies

3.—(1) Where in consequence of a statutory provision specified in paragraph (4) of this Article the employing body for any present member of an established scheme is not the responsible body, or one of the responsible bodies, for that scheme, then—

(a)any sums required by the terms of that scheme to be paid by that member as his contributions to the scheme shall be deducted by the employing body from his salary or wages and shall be paid by that body in accordance with those terms to the trustees of, or persons administering, the scheme; and

(b)any sums required by the terms of that scheme to be paid in respect of that member by his employer as the employer's contributions to the scheme shall be paid by the employing body in accordance with those terms to the trustees of, or persons administering, the scheme.

(2) Where in consequence of a statutory provision specified in paragraph (4) of this Article the employing body for any present members or past members of, or beneficiaries under, an established scheme is not the responsible body, or one of the responsible bodies, for that scheme, then—

(a)the employing body shall make such payments to the responsible body or bodies by way of contributions towards the administrative expenses of the scheme or (subject to the provisions of paragraph (3) of this Article) towards any payments which the responsible body in question is obliged to make in the discharge of the liabilities, or in performance of the functions, transferred to it under a relevant Transfer Order in relation to the scheme, or to implement any guarantee given by such responsible body or binding upon it by virtue of the provisions of such Transfer Order in relation to the scheme, as may be equitable having regard to all the circumstances of the case, including the number of present members, past members and beneficiaries involved, and to any obligations or benefits (including past or prospective obligations or benefits) of the employing body or of, or in relation to, such present members, past members and beneficiaries as aforesaid, and in the case of any disagreement between the employing body and any responsible body or between any responsible bodies themselves, as to their obligations under this paragraph, the matter shall on the application of any of the bodies concerned be determined by the Minister, whose decision shall be final;

(b)the Minister may, on the application of the employing body or of any responsible body, and after consultation with any other body concerned, direct that any power in relation to that scheme (whether a power of appointing trustees, amending rules, approving the admission of members, or otherwise howsoever in relation to that scheme) exercisable by the responsible body or bodies for the scheme shall be exercisable by the employing body to such extent (whether instead of the responsible body or bodies or jointly with such body or bodies) and in such manner as may appear to the Minister to be appropriate, and where any such direction is so given the terms of the scheme shall, whilst the direction remains in force, have effect subject to the provisions of the direction.

(3) Except in pursuance of an agreement made, with the consent of the Minister, between the employing body and the responsible body or bodies concerned, the employing body shall not by virtue of paragraph (2) of this Article be required to make any payment to any responsible body by way of a contribution towards any payments which the responsible body is obliged to make in discharge of any liability transferred to it by a relevant Transfer Order, being a liability in connection with any pension fund monies which were deposited with the Commission before the 1st January 1963 for the purposes of any established scheme.

(4) The statutory provisions referred to in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Article are any provision of—

(a)the Act of 1962,

(b)the Act of 1968,

(c)the Act of 1969,

(d)any order or scheme made under any of the said Acts.

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