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The Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 4) Order 2000

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Pension sharing arrangements

2.  In Part I of Schedule 4 to the Act (enactments etc. protected from modification by the Parliament), in paragraph 2 (prohibition on modification of the law on reserved matters)–

(a)in sub paragraph (3) there is inserted “or???”???

(c)the obligations under an order made by virtue of section 12A(2) or (3) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985(1) (orders relating to pensions lump sums) of the person responsible for a pension arrangement other than an occupational or personal pension scheme; or

(d)the obligations under Chapter I of Part IV of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999(2) (sharing of rights under pension arrangements) of the person responsible for such a pension arrangement; or

(e)the effect of Chapter II of Part IV of that Act of 1999 (sharing of rights in state pension schemes) as read with Part II of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(3) (contributory benefits).; and

(b)for sub paragraph (4) there is substituted–

(4) In sub paragraph (3)(c) “pension arrangement” and “person responsible for a pension arrangement” have the same meaning as in section 27(1) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985..


1985 c. 37. Section 12A was inserted by the Pensions Act 1995 (c. 26), section 167.

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