Clause 112 - Appointment to sitting in retirement offices

Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:00 pm on 27 January 2022.

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Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

Photo of Graham Brady Graham Brady Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee

With this it will be convenient to discuss clauses 113 and 114 stand part.

Photo of Simon Clarke Simon Clarke The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Clause 112 creates the appointing power for the new sitting in retirement offices, as well as a secondary power for regulations to be made by the Lord Chancellor, the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland or Welsh Ministers, as appropriate, to determine eligibility to apply to these offices.

Clauses 113 and 114 make further provision in connection with sitting in retirement appointments, including matters such as remuneration, retirement age and judicial discipline.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 112 accordingly ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 113 and 114 ordered to stand part of the Bill.