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HAPPY 21 ST BIRTHDAY BARBER JUDGEMENT! NICK BOYES ALEXANDER FORBES TRUSTEE SERVICES LTD

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HAPPY 21ST BIRTHDAY

BARBER JUDGEMENT!

NICK BOYES ALEXANDER FORBES TRUSTEE SERVICES

LTD

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“THE PAST IS ANOTHER COUNTRY –

THEY DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY

THERE”

(Anon)

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1990

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1990

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• Name of a film about a

corporate raider pulling

back from the brink of

moral bankruptcy by the

redemptive power of falling

in love with a lady of easy

virtue?

• Rent-a-woman?

• Pretty Woman?

• Pretty Awful?

1990 QUIZ!

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• A darkly humorous look at

the trials and tribulations of

a closely-knit group of

“legitimate Italian

“businessmen”

• ThreeFellas?

• BadFellas?

• GoodFellas?

1990 QUIZ!

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• The exciting adventures

of a group of cleverly

disguised martial arts

trained reptiles, fighting

crime, eating pizza and

being mentored by a

Zen-Bhuddhist Rat

• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

• Mutant Teenage Ninja Turtles?

• Ninja Mutant Teenage Turtles?

1990 QUIZ!

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• A S Byatt?

• John McGahern?

• Beryl Bainbridge?

• Possession

• Amongst Women

• An Awfully Big Adventure

BOOKER PRIZE WINNER

1990?

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ECJ JUDGEMENT IN THE

BARBER v GRE CASE

• Different retirement ages for men and women was

deemed to be unlawful sex discrimination in breach

of Article 117 of the Treaty of Rome

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• What action did the Trustees take to equalise the

retirement age?

• Did this comply with the Trust Deed and Rules?

HOW DID THE SCHEME DEAL WITH

UNEQUAL RETIREMENT AGES?

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GMP EQUALISATION

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• What was the name of the hit

single by Sinead O’Connor in

1990?

“Nothing Compares 2U”

1990 QUIZ!

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• Women accrue the same GMP as men but over a shorter period, therefore accrual rate is higher

• Women are entitled to receive GMP from 60, men 65 (“GMP Age”) if they leave service before GMP Age, revaluation applies to GMP Age

• Rates of revaluation of GMP are different to rates of increase to GMP in payment– benefits for men and women that were same at date of leaving could be different at retirement age

GMP EQUALISATION

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MARTIN CLARKE - PPF

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“METHOD TWO”

• The “higher of the

(overall) benefit

payable to two

individuals who are

equal in every

respect except one

is male and the

other female”

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BARBER

JUDGEMENT!