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Pensions (No. 2) Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Section 118: Commencement

The provisions of this Act will be brought into operation by an order or orders to be made by the Department with the following exceptions:

In Part 1, sections 65 to 68 (provisions relating to the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority), come into operation on Royal Assent.

Section 84 (extension of assessed income period for those aged 75 or over) comes into operation on 6 April 2009.

Section 102 (and Schedule 7 and Part 6 of Schedule 10 and section 116 so far as relevant) come into operation on Royal Assent.

Section 108 (delegation of powers by the Pensions Regulator) comes into operation on Royal Assent.

Section 109 (exclusion of transfers out in certain cases) comes into operation on Royal Assent.

Section 111 (disclosure of information relating to state pension credit recipients) comes into operation on Royal Assent.

Part 6 (except Parts 1 to 5 of Schedule 10 and section 116, so far as relating thereto) comes into operation on Royal Assent.

Paragraph 6(3) of Schedule 7 and Part 6 of Schedule 10 so far as relating to the repeals mentioned in that sub-paragraph come into operation on the day appointed by an order under section 21(1) of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 for the coming into operation of paragraph 44(2) of Schedule 4 to that Act.

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