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Public Service Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Establishment of new schemes

Section 2: Responsible authority for schemes

Subsection (1) enables those departments listed in Schedule 2 to make scheme regulations for the main categories of persons in public service. The department with the power to make scheme regulations for a main category of persons in public service is described in subsection (2) (and in the Act as a whole) as the “responsible authority” for the scheme.

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