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The Pensions Increase (Review) Order 1979

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2.  (1)  In this Order—

the 1971 Act” means the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971;

the 1974 Act” means the Pensions (Increase) Act 1974;

the 1975 Act” means the Social Security Pensions Act 1975;

basic ratehas the meaning given by section 17(1) of the 1971 Act as amended by section 1(3) of the 1974 Act;

the existing Orders” means the Pensions Increase (Annual Review) Order 1972, the Pensions Increase (Annual Review) Order 1973, the Pensions Increase (Annual Review) Order 1974, the Pensions Increase (Annual Review) Order 1975, the Pensions Increase (Annual Review) Order 1976, the Pensions Increase (Annual Review) Order 1977 and the Pensions Increase (Annual Review) Order 1978;

official pensionhas the meaning given by section 5(1) of the 1971 Act;

pension authorityhas the meaning given by section 7(1) of the 1971 Act;

qualifying condition” means one of the conditions laid down in section 3 of the 1971 Act as amended by section 3(2) and (3) of the 1974 Act;

widow's pension” means a pension payable in respect of the services of the pensioner's deceased husband.

(2) For the purposes of this Order the time when a pension “beginsis that stated in section 8(2) of the 1971 Act, and the “beginning dateshall be construed accordingly.

(3) Where, for the purposes of this Order, it is necessary to calculate the number of complete months in any period an incomplete month shall be treated as a complete month if it consists of at least 16 days.

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