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Resident Magistrates' Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 1960

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3Lump sum on retirement or death.N.I.

(1)Where a resident magistrate on retirement becomes eligible for a pension,[F1 the Treasury] may in addition grant to him a lump sum equal to twice the annual amount of that pension.

(2)Where a serving resident magistrate dies who, if, at the time of his death, he had retired on the ground of permanent infirmity, would have become eligible under this Act for a pension, subject to sub-section (3) of section eighteen,[F1 the Treasury] may grant to his representatives 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.


(a)a person to whom paragraph ( b) of sub-section (2) of section two applies dies after he has completed less than five years' service as a resident magistrate; and

(b)his aggregated service is not less than five years' service but less than ten years' service;

[F1the Treasury] may grant to his representatives a lump sum equal to his last annual salary.

(4)Where a resident magistrate on retirement becomes eligible for a pension but dies so soon after his retirement that the sums paid or payable to him on account of that pension when added to an amount equal to twice the annual amount of that pension fall short of the amount of the lump sum which would have been granted under sub-section (2) to his representatives if, at the time of his retirement from service as a resident magistrate, he had died while serving as a resident magistrate,[F1 the Treasury] may grant to his representatives a lump sum equal to the deficiency.

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