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2. In these Regulations—
“the 1992 Act” means the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;
“the 2002 Act” means the State Pension Credit Act 2002, as modified by regulation 3 and the Schedule;
“benefit” means state pension credit payable in accordance with these Regulations;
“partner” means the other member of a couple, and “partners” shall be construed accordingly; and
“retirement pension” means a Category A or Category B retirement pension payable under sections 43 to 55 of the 1992 Act.
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