(This note is not part of the Regulations)
1. Section 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972 (the Act) (under which schemes which provide for pensions, allowances or gratuities in respect of persons in certain employment are made) applies to employments and offices listed in Schedule 1 to the Act. The Order adds employment by Sir John Soane’s Museum, the Broadcasting Standards Commission, the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England, the Administrative Trustees of the Chequers Estate and the Chequers Trust Fund, the British Library, British Overseas Trade Group for Israel, Committee for Middle East Trade, the Countryside Council for Wales, East European Trade Council, English Nature, the Great Britain-China Centre, Latin American Trade Advisory Group, National Consumer Council, Public Lending Right, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman and the Westminster Foundation for Democracy Limited to those listed in that Schedule. The Order also adds the offices of the Registrar of Public Lending Right, the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman and the Deputy Scottish Public Services Ombudsmen to those listed in that Schedule.
2. Under the power conferred by section 1(8)(a) of the Act the Order takes effect from the various dates specified in the Order.
3. Article 4 of the Order amends a typographical error contained in the Superannuation (Admission to Schedule 1 to the Superannuation Act 1972) Order 2002 by substituting a reference to “Local Government Commission for England” for “the Local Government Commission”.