The Contracting Out (Administration of the Teachers' Superannuation Scheme) Order 1995

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Published: 1996-01-30

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 178

CONTRACTING OUT
The Contracting Out (Administration of the Teachers' Superannuation Scheme) Order 1995

Made
30th January 1996

Coming into force
31st January 1996

Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament under section 77(2) of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994(1);

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by section 69(2) and (4) of that Act(2), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Contracting Out (Administration of the Teachers' Superannuation Scheme) Order 1995 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order “the functions” means the functions, with respect to the pensions, allowances or gratuities that are to be, or may be, paid to or in respect of teachers (as defined in section 9(6) of the Superannuation Act 1972(3)), conferred on the Secretary of State by regulations made under all or any of sections 9, 12 and 24 of, and Schedule 3 to, the Superannuation Act 1972 (4)and sections 16(2) to (4) and 130(a) of the Pension Schemes Act 1993(5).

Contracting out of functions

3.  The functions, or any of them, may be exercised by, or by the employees of, such person (if any) as may be authorised in that behalf by the Secretary of State.

Robin Squire
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department for Education and Employment
30th January 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order enables the Secretary of State, who has functions conferred on her by regulations made under, inter alia, sections 9, 12 and 24 of, and Schedule 3 to, the Superannuation Act 1972, regarding the teachers' superannuation scheme and the payment generally of pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of teachers, to authorise another person, or that person’s employees, to carry out on her behalf those functions to such extent as is specified in the authorisation.


(1)
1994 c. 40.

(2)
For the definition of “Minister” see section 79(1).

(3)
1972 c. 11.

(4)
Section 9 was amended by sections 4(1), 8(3) and (4) and 11 of the Pensions (Miscellaneous) Provisions Act 1990 (c. 7) and section 12 was amended by section 10 of that Act.

(5)
1993 c. 48; for the definition of “prescribed” and “regulations” see section 181(1). The current relevant regulations made under some of the foregoing provisions of the Superannuation Act 1972 and the Pension Schemes Act 1993 are the Teachers' Superannuation (Consolidation) Regulations 1988 (S.I. 1988/1652 amended by S.I. 1989/378 and 811, 1993/114, 1994/1058, 2774 and 2876, 1995/2004), the Teachers (Compensation for Redundancy and Premature Retirement) Regulations 1989 (S.I. 1989/298 amended by S.I. 1989/1139, 1994/1059) and the Teachers' Superannuation (Additional Voluntary Contributions) Regulations 1994 (S.I. 1994/2924).
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