Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees).—[ Queen's Recommendation signified.]
[Sir CHARLES MACANDREW in the Chair]
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session, it is expedient to authorise—
(a) any such increase in the sums payable out of moneys provided by Parliament under the Superannuation Acts, 1834 to 1950, or the Administration of Justice (Pensions) Act, 1950, or in the sums payable into the Ex-chequer under the Superannuation Acts, 1834 to 1950; and (b) any such increase in the salaries pay able out of moneys provided by Parliament under (he Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act, 1925:as may be attributable to provisions dealing (with effect from the beginning of 1954 or any later date) with any of the following matters, that is to say— (i) pension rights of persons who, after not less than five years pensionable service, retire from or die while serving in the office of official referee, and the service which an official referee may count as pensionable service; (ii) salary or pension rights of secretaries and clerks of the Judges of the Supreme Court in England; and (iii) pension rights of tipstaves attached to Judges of the Supreme Court in Northern Ireland or of persons employed in the lunacy office in Northern Ireland;or as may be attributable to any modification of existing enactments in so far as they make the salary or pension rights of an officer of either of those courts dependent on his appointment with a certificate from the Civil Service Commissioners.—[The Attorney-General.]
Resolution to be reported upon Monday next.