Section 1 of the Superannuation Act (Northern Ireland) 2013 comes into force

Implementation date: 9 January 2013

The Act removes the requirement in the Superannuation (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (SI 1972/1073) for the Department of Finance and Personnel to obtain the consent of trade unions to introduce detrimental changes to the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (Northern Ireland). The Act can be viewed on the UK legislation website.