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County Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1959

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N.I.Lump Sums and[F1 Widows', Surviving Civil Partners' and Childrens' Pensions] for or in respect of Judges and Clerks of the Crown and Peace

F1SI 2005/3325

119Application of succeeding provisions of this Part.N.I.

The succeeding provisions of this Part shall …F2 apply in relation to service—

(a)as a county court judge;

Para. (b) rep. by SR 1979/103

and in those provisions the expression “serve” shall have effect accordingly.


For the purpose of the calculation of any derivative benefit under the succeeding provisions of this Part, in respect of a person who is eligible for a pension for service in any judical office, there shall be left out of account any period of service during which an election under section 116A was in force in respect of that person.]

F3SR 1989/100

S. 120 rep. by 1980 NI 3

121Lump sum on retirement or death.N.I.

(1)Where a person on retirement becomes eligible for a pension for service, he may be granted a lump sum equal to twice the annual amount of that pension.

(2)Where a person was serving at the time of his death and, if he had then retired on the ground of permanent infirmity, would have become eligible for a pension for that service, his representative may be granted a lump sum equal to—

(a)twice the annual amount of the pension for which he would have been so eligible; or

(b)his last annual salary;

whichever is the greater.

(3)Where a person on retirement becomes eligible for a pension for service but dies so soon thereafter that the sums paid or payable to him on account of that pension plus an amount equal to twice the annual amount of that pension fall short of his last annual salary for such service, there may be granted to his representatives a lump sum equal to the deficiency.

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