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The Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions, Savings and Amendment) Regulations 2014

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions, Savings and Amendment) Regulations 2014.

(2) These Regulations extend to England and Wales.

(3) These Regulations come into force on 1st April 2014.

(4) In these Regulations, where an expression is used in relation to provisions in the 1997 Regulations, the 1997 Transitional Regulations, the Benefits Regulations, the Administration Regulations, the 2008 Scheme Transitional Regulations, or the 2013 Regulations, those expressions are to be construed in accordance with the meaning given to those expressions in the provisions referred to, unless the context indicates otherwise.

(5) In these Regulations, where final pay is to be calculated in accordance with regulations 8 to 11 of the Benefits Regulations (calculation of final pay) if a certificate has been issued under regulation 23 of the 1997 Regulations (permanent reductions in pay: certificates of protection of pension benefits), that certificate continues to have effect as if regulation 23 were still in force.

(6) In these Regulations—

“the 1974 Regulations” means the Local Government Superannuation Regulations 1974(1);

“the 1974 Scheme” means the occupational pension scheme constituted by the 1974 Regulations;

“the 1986 Regulations” means the Local Government Superannuation Regulations 1986(2);

“the 1986 Scheme” means the occupational pension scheme constituted by the 1986 Regulations;

“the 1995 Regulations” means the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 1995(3);

“the 1995 Scheme” means the occupational pension scheme constituted by the 1995 Regulations;

“the 1997 Regulations” means the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 1997(4);

“the 1997 Transitional Regulations” means the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 1997(5);

“the 1998 Scheme” means the occupational pension scheme constituted by the 1997 Regulations and the 1997 Transitional Regulations;

“the 2008 Scheme Transitional Regulations” means the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2008(6);

“the 2008 Scheme” means the occupational pension scheme constituted by the Administration Regulations, the Benefits Regulations and the 2008 Scheme Transitional Regulations;

“the 2013 Regulations” means the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013(7);

“the 2014 Scheme” means the occupational pension scheme constituted by these Regulations and the 2013 Regulations;

“the Administration Regulations” means the Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) Regulations 2008(8);

“the Benefits Regulations” means the Local Government Pension Scheme (Benefits, Membership and Contributions) Regulations 2007(9);

“the Earlier Schemes” means the 1974, the 1986, the 1995, the 1998 and the 2008 Schemes collectively;

“the Earlier Regulations” means the regulations by which the Earlier Schemes were constituted;

“public service pension scheme” has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Pension Schemes Act 1993(10).

(1)

S.I. 1974/520; these regulations were revoked by S.I. 1986/24.

(2)

S.I. 1986/24; the 1986 Regulations were revoked by S.I. 95/1019 and 96/1680.

(3)

S.I. 1995/1019; these regulations are varied by and applied by virtue of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 1997 (S.I. 1997/1613).

(4)

S.I. 1997/1612; these regulations are varied and applied by virtue of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/238).

(10)

1993 c. 48; section 1 has amendments which are not relevant to this instrument.

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