The Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-11-21

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2926

PENSIONS
The Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order 1996

Made
21st November 1996

Laid before Parliament
28th November 1996

Coming into force
1st January 1997

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Pension Schemes Act 1993(1), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order 1996.

(2) This Order shall come into force on 1st January 1997.

The revaluation percentage for each revaluation period

2.  For the purposes of paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Pension Schemes Act 1993, the revaluation percentage for each revaluation period specified in column 1 below is the appropriate percentage specified in column 2.

Column 1
Column 2

Revaluation Period
Revaluation Percentage

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
08.4%

1st January 1995 — 31st December 1996
06.1%

1st January 1996 — 31st December 1996
02.1%

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Social Security.

Oliver Heald
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of Social Security
21st November 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order is made, as required by paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Pension Schemes Act 1993, in the revaluation year beginning on 1st January 1996. The revaluation percentages specified are relevant to the revaluation of benefits under occupational pension schemes, as required by section 84 of, and Schedule 3 to, that Act.
This Order does not impose any costs on business.

(1)
1993 c. 48.
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