249. Modification of public service pension schemes.

The appropriate authority1 may make such provision for the modification2 of a public service pension scheme3 as could be made in respect of a scheme other than a public service pension scheme by an order of the Pensions Regulator4 modifying the scheme5.

The powers of the appropriate authority are exercisable by means of an order directly modifying the scheme (without regard, in the case of a scheme contained in or made under powers conferred by an enactment