Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2013

Consequential amendments of Act of 2010.

6.— (1) The definition of “aggregation of public service pensions” (inserted by the Act of 2012) in section 1 of the Act of 2010 is amended by inserting “or subsection (5) of section 2A” after “subsection (1A) of section 2” and substituting “subsection (1) of section 2 or subsection (3) of section 2A, as the case may be,” for “subsection (1) of that section”.

(2) Section 2 of the Act of 2010 is amended by substituting the following subsection for subsection (1A):

“(1A) If two or more public service pensions, the annual amount of which, taken together, exceeds €32,500, are payable to a pensioner, all such pensions shall be aggregated for the purposes of applying subsection (1) in relation to the pensioner.”.

(3) The following section is substituted for section 3 of the Act of 2010:

“3.— Nothing in section 2 or 2A shall affect the calculation of any public service pension entitlement (including an entitlement to a lump sum and an entitlement to periodic payments of pension or other benefits) of a person who—

(a) in the case of section 2, is a pensioner or becomes a pensioner on or at any time before the relevant date or, in the case of a pensioner falling under paragraph (c) of the definition of “pensioner” in section 1, at any time after that date; and

(b) in the case of section 2A, falls within the definition of ‘relevant (post 29 February 2012) pensioner’ in that section.”.

(4) The following sections of the Act of 2010:

(a) section 4 (as amended by the Act of 2012);

(b) section 5 (as amended by the Act of 2012);

(c) section 6;

(d) section 11; and

(e) section 12 (as amended by the Act of 2012),

are amended by inserting “or 2A” after “section 2” in each place where it occurs.