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The Equality Act 2010 (Sex Equality Rule) (Exceptions) Regulations 2010

These Regulations may be cited as the Equality Act 2010 (Sex Equality Rule) (Exceptions) Regulations 2010 and shall come into force on 1st October 2010.

(2) In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Equality Act 2010;
“the additional pension of a Category A retirement pension” has the same meaning as in Part II of the Contributions and Benefits Act;
“Category A retirement pension” has the same meaning as in Part II of the Contributions and Benefits Act;
“the Contributions and Benefits Act” means the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1);
“normal pension age” has the meaning given in section 180 of the Pensions Schemes Act 1993(2);
“pensionable age” shall be construed in accordance with section 122(1) of the Contributions and Benefits Act(3);
“pensionable service” includes any service in respect of which transfer credits have been allowed by the scheme;
“personal pension scheme” has the meaning given in section 1(1) of the Pension Schemes Act 1993(4);
“salary-related contracted-out scheme” means an occupational pension scheme which is contracted-out by virtue of satisfying section 9(2) of the Pension Schemes Act 1993(5) and includes a scheme which was formerly a salary-related contracted-out scheme which is subject to supervision in accordance with section 53 of that Act(6);
“scheme” means an occupational pension scheme;
“transfer credits” has the meaning given in section 124(1) of the Pensions Act 1995(7).

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