*Re an application by Denise Brewster for Judicial Review

Pension – Pension scheme. The Supreme Court declared that the requirement in the Local Government Pension Scheme (Benefits, Membership and Contributions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009, SI 209/32, that the appellant and her partner should have nominated her for payment of a survivor's pension, be disapplied and that the appellant was entitled to receive a survivor's pension under the scheme. There was no rational connection between the objective and the imposition of the nomination requirement, and that also failed to meet the test for justification for a difference in treatment.

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