Section 1(3).

SCHEDULE 1Persons in public service: definitions

Civil servants

1.  In this Act, “civil servants” means persons employed in the civil service of Northern Ireland.

Holders of judicial office

2.—(1) In this Act, “holders of judicial office” means holders of an office specified in an order made by the Department of Justice.

(2) An order under this paragraph is subject to negative resolution.

Local government workers

3.—(1) In this Act, “local government workers” means persons employed in local government service and specified in scheme regulations.

(2) In this paragraph, “local government service” means service specified in scheme regulations.


4.  In this Act, “teachers” includes persons who are employed otherwise than as teachers—

(a)in a capacity connected with education which to a substantial extent involves the control or supervision of teachers, or

(b)in employment which involves the performance of duties in connection with the provision of education or services ancillary to education,

and who are specified in scheme regulations.

Health service workers

5.—(1) In this Act, “health service workers” means persons engaged in health services and specified in scheme regulations.

(2) In this paragraph, “health services” means services specified in scheme regulations.

Fire and rescue workers

6.  In this Act, “fire and rescue workers” means persons employed by the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service Board.

Members of the police service

7.  In this Act “members of the police service” means—

(a)police officers, police trainees and police reserve trainees within the meaning of section 77 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000, and

(b)police cadets appointed under section 42 of that Act.