Public Service Pensions Bill Notice of Amendments tabled on 06 January 2014 for Consideration Stage

Clause 13, Page 9, Line 20

After 'qualified' insert -

'and must not be¾

(a) an employee of the responsible authority;

(b) the scheme manager;

(c) a scheme member; or

(d) an employee of the Department of Finance and Personnel'

Chair, Committee for Finance and Personnel

Clause 5, Page 3, Line 2

Leave out from beginning to 'workers),' in line 3 and insert -

'(1) Subject to subsection (2), scheme regulations for a scheme under section 1'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 5, Page 3, Line 6

Leave out 'must provide' and insert 'may make the provision required under subsection (1) above by providing'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 11, Page 7, Line 27

At end insert -

'(4A) Before giving directions under this section the Department of Finance and Personnel must consult such persons (or representatives of such persons) as appear to the Department likely to be affected by the directions.'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 11, Page 7, Line 31

Leave out '(4)' and insert '(4A)'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 12, Page 8, Line 30

At end insert -

'(10) Before giving directions or making regulations under this section the Department of Finance and Personnel must consult such persons (or representatives of such persons) as appear to the Department likely to be affected by the directions or regulations.'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 14, Page 9, Line 24

After 'is' insert 'a'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 18, Page 11, Line 26

At end insert -

'(5A) Scheme regulations may also provide for exceptions to subsection (1) in the case of¾

(a) persons who were members of a public body pension scheme specified in the regulations, or who were eligible to be members of such a scheme, immediately before 1 April 2012, and

(b) such other persons as the regulations may specify, being persons who before that date had ceased to be members of a scheme referred to in paragraph (a) or to be eligible for membership of such a scheme.'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 18, Page 11, Line 27

After '(5)' insert 'or (5A)'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Clause 18, Page 11, Line 37

After '(5)' insert ', (5A)'

Minister of Finance and Personnel

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