Local Government (Superannuation) (Consolidation) Scheme, 1998

JurisdictionIreland
CitationIR SI 455/1998

PART I

PRELIMINARY AND GENERAL

1. Short title.

2. Commencement.

3. Interpretation generally.

PART II

MEMBERS' PERSONAL SUPERANNUATION PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 1

Interpretation for the purposes of Part II.

4. Interpretation.

CHAPTER 2

Provisions applicable to persons who either retired before the introduction of or did not exercise an option to become subject to the provisions contained in Chapter 3 of Part II of this Scheme.

Pensionable Officers

5. Register of pensionable officers.

6. Removal from the register of person ceasing to be registrable officer.

7. Notification to local authority of cesser of office under another local authority.

8. General limitations on service to be reckoned by pensionable officer.

9. Reckoning service of pensionable officer.

10. Pensionable local service of pensionable officer.

11. Addition to pensionable local service of pensionable officer.

12. Service of pensionable officer at termination of office.

13. Grant of lump sum and allowance to pensionable officer on his or her ceasing to hold office.

14. Determination of lump sum granted to pensionable officer.

15. Determination of allowance granted to pensionable officer.

16. Reduction of lump sum and allowance of pensionable officer for unsatisfactory service.

17. Grant of short service gratuity to pensionable officer.

18. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased pensionable officer.

19. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased grantee under article 13.

20. Grant of gratuity to female pensionable officer on marriage.

21. Superannuation of certain managers.

22. Pensionable officers granted special leave without pay to take up appointments with institutions of the European Communities.

23. Contributions by pensionable officers.

24. Return of contributions to pensionable officers.

25. Repayment of returned contributions (pensionable officer).

26. Exclusions from salary and emoluments.

27. Calculation of pensionable remuneration of pensionable officer.

28. Transitional provisions for articles 5 to 28.

Pensionable Servants

29. Register of pensionable servants.

30. Removal from the register of person ceasing to be servant, etc.

31. Notification to local authority of cesser of employment under another local authority.

32. General limitations on service to be reckoned by pensionable servant.

33. Reckoning service of pensionable servant.

34. Pensionable local service of pensionable servant.

35. Grant of allowance to pensionable servant on his or her ceasing to hold employment.

36. Determination of allowance granted to pensionable servant.

37. Reduction of allowance of pensionable servant for unsatisfactory service.

38. Grant of short service gratuity to pensionable servant.

39. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased pensionable servant.

40. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased grantee under article 35.

41. Grant of gratuity to female pensionable servant on marriage.

42. Contributions by pensionable servants.

43. Return of contributions to pensionable servants.

44. Repayment of returned contributions (pensionable servant).

45. Exclusions from wages and emoluments.

46. Calculation of pensionable remuneration of pensionable servant.

47. Transitional provisions for articles 29 to 47.

Additional Benefits

48. Surrender of portion of allowance.

49. Gratuity or allowance in case of injury.

50. Gratuity — part-time, permanent, non-pensionable officer.

51. Allowances in certain special cases.

Miscellaneous

52. General provision as to allowance being for life.

53. Assignment of allowance, etc.

54. Suspension or reduction of allowance.

55. Ascertainment of continuance of infirmity.

56. Cancellation of allowance on conviction of offence.

57. Particulars of benefits in advance of retirement.

58. Repayment of contributions under Act of 1948.

59. Repayment of gratuity.

CHAPTER 3

Provisions applicable to persons who either, being subject to the provisions contained in Chapter 2 of Part II of this Scheme, exercised an option to become subject to the provisions contained in this Chapter or became pensionable after specified dates.

Registration of Officers and Employees

60. Register.

61. Removal from Register.

Registered Officers

62. General limitations on service to be reckoned by registered officer.

63. Reckoning wholetime service of registered officer.

64. Reckoning part-time service of registered officer.

65. Pensionable local service of registered officer.

66. Addition to pensionable local service of registered officer.

67. Service of registered officer at termination of office.

68. Non-consultant hospital doctors.

69. Grant of lump sum and allowance to registered officer on his or her ceasing to hold office.

70. Determination of lump sum granted to registered officer.

71. Determination of allowance granted to registered officer.

72. Reduction of lump sum and allowance of registered officer for unsatisfactory service.

73. Grant of short service gratuity to registered officer.

74. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased registered officer.

75. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased grantee under article 69.

76. Grant of gratuity to female registered officer on marriage.

77. Grant of preserved benefits to registered officer.

78. Superannuation of certain managers.

79. Registered officers granted special leave without pay to take up appointments with institutions of the European Communities.

80. Contributions by registered officers.

81. Return of contributions to registered officers.

82. Repayment of returned contributions (registered officer).

83. Exclusions from salary and emoluments.

84. Calculation of pensionable remuneration of registered officer.

85. Transitional provisions for articles 62 to 85.

Registered Employees

86. General limitations on service to be reckoned by registered employee.

87. Application of certain provisions to registered employees.

88. Reckoning wholetime service of registered employee.

89. Reckoning part-time service of registered employee.

90. Pensionable local service of registered employee.

91. Addition to pensionable local service of registered employee.

92. Service of registered employee at termination of employment.

93. Grant of lump sum and allowance to registered employee on his or her ceasing to hold employment.

94. Determination of lump sum granted to registered employee.

95. Determination of allowance granted to registered employee.

96. Reduction of lump sum and allowance of registered employee for unsatisfactory service.

97. Grant of short service gratuity to registered employee.

98. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased registered employee.

99. Grant of gratuity in respect of deceased grantee under article 93.

100. Grant of gratuity to female registered employee on marriage.

101. Grant of preserved benefits to registered employee.

102. Contributions by registered employees.

103. Return of contributions to registered employees.

104. Repayment of returned contributions (registered employee).

105. Exclusions from wages and emoluments.

106. Calculation of pensionable remuneration of registered employee.

107. Transitional provisions for articles 86 to 107.

Additional Benefits

108. Surrender of portion of allowance.

109. Gratuity or allowance in case of injury.

110. Gratuity — part-time, permanent, non-pensionable officer.

Miscellaneous

111. General provision as to allowance being for life.

112. Assignment of allowance, etc.

113. Suspension or reduction of allowance.

114. Ascertainment of continuance of infirmity.

115. Cancellation of allowance on conviction of offence.

116. Particulars of benefits in advance of retirement.

117. Repayment of gratuity.

PART III

SPOUSES AND CHILDRENS PENSION PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 1

Provisions applicable to officers which were formerly contained in the Local Government Officers (Widows and Orphans Contributory Pension) Scheme, 1984.

118. Interpretation.

119. Members.

120. Power to grant widows' or widowers' and children's pensions.

121. Widows' or widowers' pensions.

122. Children's pensions; beneficiaries.

123. Children's pensions; rate and mode of payment.

124. Periodic contributions.

125. Return of contributions.

126. Repayment of contributions.

127. Former members becoming contributing members.

128. Non-periodic contributions.

129. Allocations under article 48 or 108 not to affect rights under this Chapter.

130. Provisions affecting article 49 or 109.

131. Marriages of members whose early death is to be foreseen.

132. Giving of information.

133. Pensions to be inalienable.

134. Application of certain provisions of Part VII.

135. Non-application of certain provisions of Part II.

136. Application of Chapter 3 of Part II.

137. Application of this Chapter to officers pensionable under Part VIII of the Act of 1945.

CHAPTER 2

Provisions applicable to employees which were formerly contained in the Local Government Employees (Widows and Orphans Contributory Pension) Scheme, 1984.

138. Interpretation.

139. Members.

140. Power to grant widows' or widowers' and children's pensions.

141. Widows' or widowers' pensions.

142. Children's pensions; beneficiaries.

143. Children's pensions; rate and mode of payment.

144. Periodic contributions.

145. Return of contributions.

146. Repayment of contributions.

147. Former members becoming contributing members.

148. Non-periodic contributions.

149. Allocations under article 108 not to affect rights under this Chapter.

150. Provisions affecting article 109.

151. Marriages of members whose early death is to be foreseen.

152. Giving of information.

153. Pensions...

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