Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012
Application of Scheme to certain persons.
48.— (1) Where the Minister considers it appropriate in the circumstances, the Minister may, at his or her discretion, by order set a date or dates beyond which the provisions of either or both—
(a) subsections (3)(b), (4) and (5) of section 10, and
(b) subsections (3), (4) and (5) of section 2 of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004,
shall not apply having regard to—
(i) the orderly cesser of a pre-existing public service pension scheme either generally or in respect of any class or classes of persons, or
(ii) providing for efficiencies in the management and administration of the public service generally or any part of it.
(2) Where an order is made under subsection (1) that relates to a person, then nothing in this section shall be read so as to detrimentally affect any entitlements of such person that accrued before the order was made.