Harbours Act 2015

Superannuation with respect to staff of dissolved company

31. (1) (a) Save in accordance with a collective agreement negotiated with a recognised trade union or staff association by the local authority, and approved by the Minister after consultation with the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government and with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, a person accepted into the employment of a local authority under section 30 who, immediately before the company transfer and dissolution day was a member of a staff superannuation scheme, shall, on and after the company transfer and dissolution day, continue to be a member of such a scheme in accordance with its terms and conditions in force from time to time.

(b) The scheme shall continue in force as if made by the local authority concerned who shall have like powers and functions in relation to every such scheme or arrangement as a dissolved company had immediately prior to its dissolution.

(c) A person who on the company transfer and dissolution day is a member of a superannuation scheme referred to in paragraph (a), which is continued in force may submit a dispute in relation to superannuation benefit payable under that scheme in accordance with section 41(11) of the Act of 1996.

(2) A person referred to in subsection (1) shall not on a company transfer and dissolution day become a scheme member within the meaning of section 10 of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 .