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Public Service Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2014


Section 37: Commencement

This section provides when and how the provisions of the Act are to come into force. The provisions listed in subsection (1) come into force automatically on the day the Act is enacted. They include the provisions to extend access to the existing Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (Northern Ireland) in section 29 and Schedule 9, the provision with respect to police pensions in section 30, and the general and final provisions in sections 34 to 38.

By subsection (2), the remaining provisions are to be brought into force on such day or days as appointed by the Department of Finance and Personnel in an order. By subsection (3) such an order may appoint different days for different purposes, and may make provisions with transitional, transitory or saving effect.

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