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Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Act 2009

Paragraph 23: Disapplication of scheme modifications

562.Following the passing of the Finance Act 2004, the HMRC Commissioners exercised the powers given to them by paragraph 3 of Schedule 36 to make regulations modifying the rules of registered pension schemes(44) to enable schemes to operate under the new tax regime prior to a formal change in their rules.

563.The modifications made by the Regulations continue in force for a transitional period until the end of the 2010-2011 tax year or until amendments are made to scheme rules which specifically state that the modifications no longer apply to the scheme rules (paragraph 3 of Schedule 36). The Act makes provision in each area covered by the Regulations and paragraph 23 accordingly specifically disapplies the 2006 modification Regulations(45) from new rules day.

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The Registered Pension Schemes (Modification of the Rules of Existing Schemes) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/364)Back [1]

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S.I. 2006/364Back [2]

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