Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012

51.

Duty to make declarations, etc.

51.— (1) Any person who—

( a) takes up employment in a public service body, and

( b) either—

(i) has an entitlement to any preserved pension or any preserved lump sum or any other retirement benefit, or

(ii) has received or is in receipt of retirement benefits,

under the Scheme or a pre-existing public service pension scheme of which he or she was or is a member,

shall provide a declaration to that effect to the relevant authority.

(2) Any person who applies for a benefit from the Scheme or a pre-existing public service pension scheme shall make a declaration to the relevant authority concerned of any preserved pension or any preserved lump sum or any other retirement benefit from any other public service pension scheme that he or she is in receipt of or to which he or she has an entitlement.

(3) Any person to whom section 52 applies shall upon application for a public service pension from any public service body make a declaration to the relevant authority concerned as to whether or not he or she is in receipt of any remuneration from any public service body and provide any relevant information required by the relevant authority for the purposes of that section.