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2.—(1) The day appointed for the purposes of section 91(9) of the Act (procedure for issue and publication of codes of practice) for the coming into effect of the Pensions Regulator Code of Practice No. 2: Notifiable Events is 30th June 2005.

(2) The day appointed for the coming into force of section 121(7) of the Act (insolvency event, insolvency date and insolvency practitioner) is 30th June 2005.

(3) The day appointed for the coming into force of—

(a)sections 182, 183, 185 and 186 of the Act (fraud compensation payments); and

(b)paragraph 76(5) of Schedule 12 to the Act (amendment of paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 F1), in so far as it relates to Chapter 4 of Part 2 of the Act, and section 319(1) of the Act in so far as it relates to that paragraph,

for the purpose only of conferring power to make regulations, is 12th July 2005, and for all other purposes, is 1st September 2005.

(4) The day appointed for the coming into force of section 213, except subsections (4)(e) and (5)(e), of the Act (reference of reviewable matter to the PPF Ombudsman)—

(a)for the purpose only of conferring power to make regulations, is 1st July 2005; and

(b)for all other purposes, is the day after the day on which the first regulations under that section are made.

(5) The day appointed for the coming into force of section 214, except subsection (2)(k), of the Act (investigation by the PPF Ombudsman of complaints of maladministration)—

(a)for the purpose only of conferring power to make regulations, is 1st July 2005; and

(b)for all other purposes, is the day after the day on which the first regulations under that section are made.

(6) The day appointed for the coming into force of—

(a)sections 212 (annual reports to Secretary of State) and 215 to 218 (referral of questions of law, publishing reports etc, determinations of the PPF Ombudsman and obstruction etc of the PPF Ombudsman) of the Act; and

(b)paragraph 29(5) of Schedule 5 to the Act (exemption from liability in damages), and section 319(1) of the Act in so far as it relates to that paragraph,

is the first day after the day on which the first regulations made under section 213 or 214 of the Act come into force, whichever is the earlier.

(7) The day appointed for the coming into force of section 239 of the Act (categories of pension scheme)—

(a)for the purpose only of conferring power to make regulations, is 1st July 2005; and

(b)for all other purposes—

(i)in the case of an occupational pension scheme that has its main administration in the United Kingdom, is 22nd September 2005; and

(ii)in all other cases, is 6th April 2006.

(8) The day appointed for the coming into force of section 256 of the Act (no indemnification for fines or civil penalties) is 30th June 2005.

(9) The day appointed for the coming into force of section 283 of the Act (power to prescribe conditions by reference to Inland Revenue approval) is 1st July 2005.

(10) The day appointed for the coming into force of section 302(1) of the Act (dissolution of the Pensions Compensation Board) is 1st September 2005.

(11) The day appointed for the coming into force of paragraph 74 of Schedule 12 to the Act (amendment of section 8(2)(a) of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999), and section 319(1) of the Act in so far as it relates to that paragraph, is 22nd September 2005.

(12) The day appointed for the coming into force of paragraph 76(3) of Schedule 12 to the Act, in so far as it relates to sections 67 and 318 of the Act, and section 319(1) of the Act in so far as it relates to that paragraph, is 30th June 2005.

(13) The day appointed for the coming into force of Schedule 13 to the Act (repeals), in so far as it relates to the repeal of sections 28 and 29 of the 1993 Act, and section 320 of the Act in so far as it relates to those sections, is 6th April 2006.

(14) The day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in Part 1 of the Schedule to this Order—

(a)for the purpose only of conferring power to make regulations, is 1st July 2005; and

(b)for all other purposes, is 22nd September 2005.

(15) The day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in Part 2 of the Schedule to this Order—

(a)for the purpose only of conferring power to make regulations, is 1st July 2005; and

(b)for all other purposes, is 6th April 2006.

(16) The day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in Part 3 of the Schedule to this Order is 1st September 2005.