The Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Published: 1996-11-22

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 544

PENSIONS
The Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
22nd November 1996

Coming into operation
1st January 1997

Whereas the Secretary of State for Social Security has made an Order(1) under paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Pension Schemes Act 1993(2):

Now, therefore, the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 2 to the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993(3) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 1st January 1997.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(4) shall apply to this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Assembly.

Revaluation percentage for each revaluation period

2.  For the purposes of paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 2 to the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993, the revaluation percentage for each revaluation period specified in column 1 of the Schedule is the percentage specified opposite thereto in column 2.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on 22nd November 1996.

L.S.
John O'Neill
Assistant Secretary

Article 2
SCHEDULE

Column 1
Column 2

Revaluation Period
Revaluation Percentage

1st January 1986 — 31st December 1996
61.3%

1st January 1987 — 31st December 1996
56.4%

1st January 1988 — 31st December 1996
50.1%

1st January 1989 — 31st December 1996
42.0%

1st January 1990 — 31st December 1996
32.0%

1st January 1991 — 31st December 1996
19.0%

1st January 1992 — 31st December 1996
14.3%

1st January 1993 — 31st December 1996
10.4%

1st January 1994 — 31st December 1996
8.4%

1st January 1995 — 31st December 1996
6.1%

1st January 1996 — 31st December 1996
2.1%

(all dates inclusive)

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order which corresponds to an Order (S.I. 1996/2926) made by the Secretary of State for Social Security under paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Pension Schemes Act 1993, specifies appropriate revaluation percentages. The percentages specified are relevant to the revaluation of benefits under occupational pension schemes, as required by section 80 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993.


(1)
S.I. 1996/2926

(2)
1993 c. 48

(3)
1993 c. 49

(4)
1954 c. 33 (N.I.)
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