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Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Part 6 - Deemed earnings factors for purposes of additional pension

Part 6 contains consequential amendments relating to deemed earnings factors to ensure that the current provisions set out in section 22 of the Contributions and Benefits Act do not affect the new provisions inserted by section 7; that the current deemed earnings factors provisions in section 44A(1) to (4) apply only to tax years prior to 2010-11; and that the labour market attachment test will not apply to those on long-term incapacity benefit reaching state pension age on or after 6th April 2010.

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