(This note is not part of the Order)1
Section 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972 (the Act) (under which the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme, the Civil Service Additional Voluntary Contribution Scheme and the Civil Service Compensation Scheme have been made) applies to employment and offices listed in Schedule 1 to that Act. This Order adds the offices of the First Civil Service Commissioner and the Immigration Services Commissioner and Deputy Immigration Services Commissioner to those listed in that Schedule. The Order also adds employment by the Immigration Services Commissioner and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to those listed in that Schedule.
The office of the Immigration Services Commissioner was established under section 83 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c 30). Schedule 5, paragraph 16 to that Act provides that the Secretary of State must appoint a person to act as Deputy Immigration Services Commissioner.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is a body corporate established by section 5 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 (c 37).
Under the power conferred by section 1(5)(c) of the Act, the office of the Director of Passenger Rail Franchising and employment with the Education Transfer Council are removed from that schedule.
Under the power conferred by section 1(8)(a) of the Act the Order takes effect from the dates specified in the Order.