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

Chapter 5

Consequential Amendments (Part 2)

55.

Amendment of Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004.

55.— The Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 is amended—

( a) in section 3 by substituting the following for subsection (1):

“(1) A person who is a new entrant to the public service shall not be obliged to retire on age grounds unless—

( a) otherwise provided for by this Act, or

( b) he or she is a member of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme other than a member of that Scheme who is the President, a member of either House of the Oireachtas or a qualifying office holder for the purposes of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012.”,

and

( b) in section 5 by substituting the following for subsection (2):

“(2) The Superannuation Acts 1834 to 1963 shall have effect in respect of—

( a) with effect from 16 February 1988, the class of officers who are prison governors, and

( b) with effect from 1 March 2012, the class of officers, who are appointed to the position of Prison Campus Governor by the Minister for Justice and Equality,

subject to the Superannuation (Prison Officers) Act 1919 as if each class of officers concerned had been prescribed under and for the purposes of section 1(1) (as adapted by the Superannuation (Prison Officers) Act 1919, Adaptation Order 1933 ( S.R. & O. No. 71 of 1933)) of the Superannuation (Prison Officers) Act 1919.”.