Teaching Council Act 2001

Superannuation.

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14.—(1) In this section “the Act of 1980” means the Local Government (Superannuation) Act, 1980.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the Act of 1980 shall apply to the Council and its employees (including the Director) as if the Council were a local authority and the employees were employees of a local authority.

(3) The functions conferred on the Minister for the Environment and Local Government by the Act of 1980, or any instrument made thereunder, shall, for the purposes of that Act as applied to the Council by subsection (2), be performable by the Minister and not by the Minister for the Environment and Local Government.

(4) Schemes and regulations (including modifications to such schemes and regulations) made, before the establishment day, under the Act of 1980 shall, subject to any modifications which the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, specify by order, apply to the employees (including the Director) of the Council.

F15 [ (5) Subsection (4) shall not apply to employees who are members of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme. ]

Annotations

Amendments:

F15

Inserted (1.01.2013) by Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (37/2012), s. 56, S.I. No. 574 of 2012.

Editorial Notes:

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Defined benefit scheme under section excluded from provisions of Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), Part III by Occupational Pension Schemes (Preservation of Benefits) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 279 of 2002), art. 11 and sch.; as substituted (26.02.2009) by Occupational Pension Schemes (Preservation of Benefits) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 70 of 2009), art. 2.

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Defined benefit scheme established under section excluded from provisions of Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), Part IV by Occupational Pension Schemes (Funding Standard) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 419 of 1993), art. 6 and sch. C; as substituted (1.08.2008) by Occupational Pension Schemes (Funding Standard) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 295 of 2008), art. 4, in effect as per art. 2; as substituted (18.04.2013) by Occupational Pension Schemes (Funding Standard) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 135 of 2013); as substituted (16.06.2014) by Occupational Pension Schemes (Funding Standard) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 268 of 2014); and as substituted (12.02.2019) by Occupational Pension Schemes (Funding Standard) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 39 of 2019).