The Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (Addition of Qualifying Judicial Offices) Order 2015

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2015/109

2015No. 109

PENSIONS

The Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (Addition of Qualifying Judicial Offices) Order 2015

2ndFebruary2015

5thFebruary2015

2ndMarch2015

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1(8) and 30(1) of the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993( 1), makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (Addition of Qualifying Judicial Offices) Order 2015 and comes into force on 2nd March 2015.

Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993

2. In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993( 2) (the offices which may be qualifying judicial offices)-

(a) for "Sheriff Principal or sheriff in Scotland" substitute "Sheriff Principal, sheriff or summary sheriff in Scotland";(b) for "Stipendiary Magistrate in England and Wales" substitute "Stipendiary Magistrate (in England and Wales or Scotland)".

Alistair Carmichael

Secretary of State

Scotland Office

Dover House, London

2nd February 2015

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends Schedule 1 to the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 so as to add summary sheriffs and stipendiary magistrates, both in Scotland, to the list of qualifying judicial offices for the purposes of Part 1 of that Act.

A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private, voluntary or public sectors is foreseen.

(1) 1993 c.8.

(2) Schedule 1, Part 1 has been amended by the Judicial Pensions (Qualifying Judicial Offices etc.) (City of London) Order 1995 ( S.I. 1995/633), article 3; the Access...

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