Written Answers. - Bord na Móna Superannuation Scheme.

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asked the Minister for Transport and Power if, in respect of the full provisions of any Bord na Móna superannuation scheme, he will state (a) the latest scheme as sanctioned and (b) the amending schemes as consolidated and as approved subsequent to the latest statutory instrument.

There are three groups of superannuation schemes in operation in Bord na Móna the provisions of which have been approved or amended in accordance with the statutory requirements set out in section 6 of the Turf Development Act, 1953.

The schemes which have been approved and amended by ministerial order are as follows:—

Bord na Móna (Members) Superannuation Scheme, 1959

Title of scheme as set out in Ministerial Order conveying approval for the scheme

Date of Ministerial Order

Bord na Móna (Members) Superannuation Scheme, 1959

22nd June, 1959

Bord na Móna (Members) Superannuation Scheme, 1959 (Amendment) Scheme, 1967

28th February, 1967

Bord na Móna (Members) Superannuation Scheme, 1959 (Amendment) Scheme, 1970

3rd September, 1970

Bord na Móna General Employees' Superannuation Scheme, 1956

Title of scheme as set out in Ministerial Order conveying approval for the scheme

Date of Ministerial Order

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation Scheme, 1956

17th November, 1956

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation Scheme, 1957

29th August, 1957

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation (Amendment) (No. 2) Scheme, 1967

10th May, 1967

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation (Amendment) (No. 3) Scheme, 1967

29th December, 1967

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation (Amendment) (No. 4) Scheme, 1969

14th January, 1969

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation (Amendment) (No. 5) Scheme, 1970

27th July, 1970

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation (Amendment) (No. 6) Scheme, 1970

11th September, 1970

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation (Amendment) (No. 7) Scheme, 1971

27th April, 1971

Turf Development Act, 1953 (General Employees) Superannuation

(Amendment) (No. 8) Scheme, 1973

29th May, 1973

Bord na Móna Regular Works Employees' Superannuation Scheme, 1963

Title of scheme as set out in Ministerial Order conveying approval for the scheme

Date of Ministerial Order

Turf Development Act, 1953 (Regular Works Employees) Superannuation Scheme, 1963 (S.I. No. 10 of 1963)

22nd January, 1963

Turf Development Act, 1953 (Regular Works Employees) Superannuation (Amendment) Scheme, 1967 (S.I. No. 116 of 1967)

10th May, 1967

Bord na Móna have submitted for approval a further draft scheme to amend the general employees' superannuation scheme and three draft schemes to amend the regular works employees' schemes. The schemes which are being examined, have not yet been given formal statutory approval. However, pending formal approval, the schemes are being implemented by the board with the Minister's agreement.