Central Bank Act 1942
F245 [ Special provisions for superannuation schemes established under Currency Act 1927 and Central Bank Act 1989.
33AH. — (1) Despite the repeal of the Currency Act 1927 and section 15 of the Central Bank Act 1989, the following schemes continue to have effect:
( a ) any scheme operating under section 31(4) of the Currency Act 1927 , immediately before the commencement of this section;
( b ) any scheme operating under section 15 of the Central Bank Act 1989, immediately before that commencement.
(2) A scheme continued by this section is taken to be rules for the purposes of the Interpretation Act 1937 .
(3) The Bank may, with the approval of the Minister, merge with a superannuation scheme established under section 33AG a scheme continued by this section. However, the Minister may give that approval only if satisfied that the persons who have accrued rights under the scheme continued by this section will have benefits under the merged scheme that are no less favourable than those under the scheme so continued.
(4) The Bank may take such action as is necessary to effect a merger under subsection (3). ]
Inserted (1.05.2003) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 26, S.I. No. 160 of 2003, subject to transitional provisions in s. 36 and sch. 3.
Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.2008) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Superannuation Scheme 2008 (S.I. No. 99 of 2008).