Amendments 58 to 60

Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] - Report – in the House of Lords at 4:30 pm on 29th November 2021.

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

58: Clause 35, page 26, leave out lines 22 and 23Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is in consequence of the government amendment of Clause 29(1).

59: Clause 35, page 26, line 45, at end insert—““Fair Deal scheme” means—(a) a pension scheme that, in accordance with the Fair Deal Statement of Practice, has been certified by the Government Actuary’s Department as offering, to persons who have been subject to a Fair Deal transfer, pension arrangements that are broadly comparable with those offered to them before the transfer, or(b) a pension scheme in relation to which the obligation to give such a certificate has been waived in accordance with that statement of practice;“Fair Deal Statement of Practice” means the statement of practice entitled “Staff Transfers in the Public Sector” issued by the Cabinet Office in January 2000, as supplemented and modified from time to time;“Fair Deal transfer” means a transfer of a person’s employment from a public sector employer to a private sector employer in accordance with the Fair Deal Statement of Practice;”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment adds definitions that are required for one of the government amendments of clause 1.

60: Clause 35, page 27, line 10, at end insert—““a relevant firefighters’ legacy scheme” means—(a) Schedule 1 to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (England) Order 2006 (S.I. 2006/3432) (new firefighters’ scheme),(b) Schedule 1 to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/1072) (new firefighters’ scheme),(c) Schedule 1 to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Scotland) Order 2007 (S.S.I. 2007/199) (new firefighters’ scheme), or(d) the Annex to the New Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Order (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R.(N.I.) 2007 No. 215) (new firefighters’ scheme);” Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment adds a definition that is required for one of the government amendments of Clause 1.

Amendments 58 to 60 agreed.

Clause 36: Meaning of “remediable service”