Social Welfare Act, 1992

Amendment of section 71 of Pensions Act.

62.—Section 71 of the Pensions Act is hereby amended by the 30 substitution for subsection (3) of the following subsection:

“(3) Where, on commencement of this Part, any rule of a scheme is rendered null and void by subsection (1), then, during such period as may be prescribed, beginning on such commencement and not being longer than 6 years (or in the case of retirement ages, a period not being longer than 25 years) nothing in this Part shall preclude rights or obligations, relating to a period of membership in that scheme prior to the 17th day of May, 1990, from remaining subject to the provisions of the scheme in force during that period of membership.”.