Police (Northern Ireland) Bill - continued        House of Commons

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Saving for pensions, etc. under repealed provisions
     1. Where any statutory provision relating to or affecting pensions or other gratuities or allowances is repealed by this Act and not re-enacted, that repeal does not affect the future operation of that provision as respects pensions, gratuities or allowances in respect of any service completed before the date on which the repeal takes effect.
Statutory references to Royal Irish Constabulary, etc.
     2. Any reference in any statutory provision passed or made before 1st June 1922 to a person holding a particular rank in the Royal Irish Constabulary shall be construed as a reference to a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary of the corresponding rank.
Power to make other transitional or saving provisions
     3. The Secretary of State may by order make such other transitional or saving provisions as appear to him to be necessary or expedient in connection with the coming into operation of any provision of this Act.
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