Updated to 4 June 2019 (Act No.16 of 2019 and S.I. No. 252 of 2019)

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Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-2 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 in so far as it relates to any pre-existing public service pension scheme 1 November 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions Relating to Pre-existing Public Service Pension Schemes) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 413 of 2012), art. 2
S. 3 in so far as it does not relate to any pre-existing public service pension scheme Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(2)
S. 4 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment
S. 5 in so far as it relates to any pre-existing public service pension scheme 1 November 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions Relating to Pre-existing Public Service Pension Schemes) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 413 of 2012), art. 2
S. 5 in so far as it does not relate to any pre-existing public service pension scheme 1 January 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Single Public Service Pension Scheme) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 574 of 2012), art. 2
Ss. 6-8 1 January 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Single Public Service Pension Scheme) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 574 of 2012), art. 2
Ss. 9-48 1 January 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Single Public Service Pension Scheme) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 574 of 2012), art. 2
Ss. 49-51 in so far as it relates to any pre-existing public service pension scheme 1 November 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions Relating to Pre-existing Public Service Pension Schemes) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 413 of 2012), art. 2
Ss. 49-51 in so far as it does not relate to any pre-existing public service scheme 1 January 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Single Public Service Pension Scheme) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 574 of 2012), art. 2
S. 52(1)-(5) in so far as it has not already come into operation 1 November 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions of Section 52) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 393 of 2012), art. 2
S. 52(6),(7) 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment
S. 52(8) 1 November 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions of Section 52) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 393 of 2012), art. 2
Ss. 53-54 in so far as it relates to any pre-existing public service pension scheme 1 November 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions Relating to Pre-existing Public Service Pension Schemes) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 413 of 2012), art. 2
S. 53-54 in so far as it does not relate to any pre-existing public service pension scheme 1 January 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Single Public Service Pension Scheme) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 574 of 2012), art. 2
Ss. 55-61 1 January 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Single Public Service Pension Scheme) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 574 of 2012), art. 2
Ss. 62-67 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment
S. 68(a) in so far as it inserts a definition of pension adjustment order 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment
S. 68(b) 1 September 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commence of Section 68(b)) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 323 of 2012), art. 2
S. 68 in so far as it is not already in operation 1 September 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Sections 68, 69, 70 and 71) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 314 of 2013), art. 2
S. 69 in so far as it inserts s.(1B) into s. 2 of Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2010 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment
S. 69 in so far as it is not already in operation 1 September 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Sections 68, 69, 70 and 71) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 314 of 2013), art. 2
S. 70 1 September 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Sections 68, 69, 70 and 71) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 314 of 2013), art. 2
S. 71 1 September 2013 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Sections 68, 69, 70 and 71) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 314 of 2013), art. 2
Ss. 72-74 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment
Sch. 28 July 2012 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Schedule references construed State Airports (Shannon Group) Act 2014 (27/2014), s. 32(2)
  ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014 (No. 5 of 2014), ss. 8(1), (2), 9(3)
S. 5 references construed ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014 (No. 5 of 2014), ss. 8(1), (2), 9(3)
S. 5(1) amended Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (No. 11 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 63
S. 8(1)(b) relevant authorities prescribed under Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Relevant Authorities) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 143 of 2019), reg. 2, schedule
  Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Relevant Authorities) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 581 of 2012), regs. 1(2), 2
S. 8(2)(f) amending scheme provided Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Accrual of Referable Amounts While on Sick Leave) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 16 of 2017), regs. 1(2), 3
S. 10 application restricted Harbours Act 2015, No. 61/2015, ss. 28, 31(2)
S. 25(3)(g) references construed Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 8, 39
S. 29(2) amending scheme provided Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Retirement on Medical Grounds) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 15 of 2017), regs. 1(2), 3
S. 43 references to the Financial Services Ombudsman, the Deputy Financial Services Ombudsman or the Pensions Ombudsman shall, on and after the establishment day, be construed as Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman 22/2017, s. 29(3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 8(1)(b) Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Relevant Authorities) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 143 of 2019)
  Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Relevant Authorities) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 581 of 2012)
S. 8(2)(c) Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Retirement on Medical Grounds) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 15 of 2017)
S. 8(2)(f) Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Purchase and Transfer of Retirement Benefits) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 252 of 2019)
  Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Accrual of Referable Amounts While on Sick Leave) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 16 of 2017)
S. 29(6) Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Retirement on Medical Grounds) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 15 of 2017)