Judicial Pensions (Election against Benefits) Regulations 2003 come into force

Implementation date: 19 December 2003

The Regulations amend the Judicial Pensions Act 1981 and the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 to allow a holder of judicial office to elect not to receive benefits under the judicial pension schemes, whether or not he becomes a member of a personal pension scheme, and without the need to notify the appropriate Minister of the identity of any personal pension scheme of which he becomes a member. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.