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

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Consolidation of additional pensionN.I.

F181  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Effect of entitlement to guaranteed minimum pensionN.I.

F282  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Additional State Pension etc.: minor and consequential amendmentsN.I.

83  Schedule 3 (Additional State Pension etc.: minor and consequential amendments) has effect.

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I1S. 83 in operation at 3.1.2012 for specified purposes by S.R. 2011/441, art. 2(b)

State pension credit: extension of assessed income period for those aged 75 or overN.I.

F384  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Amendments (Textual)

F3S. 84(6) repealed (24.6.2015 and is to be treated as never having had effect) by Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 (c. 5), ss. 28(1), 53(2)(b)

Contracting-out: abolition of all protected rightsN.I.

85—(1) As from the contracting-out abolition date, pension schemes are not required to make special provision in relation to the protected rights of members.

(2) Accordingly—

(a)the provisions of the Pension Schemes Act within subsection (3) cease to have effect as from that date, and

(b)sections 21A, 23A and 28A of the Pension Schemes Act (as inserted by paragraphs 9, 10 and 12 of Schedule 4 to the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 (c. 1)) are not to have any effect as from that date (in spite of section 13(4) of that Act of 2008).

(3) The provisions of the Pension Schemes Act within this subsection are—

(a)section 6 (protected rights and money purchase benefits),

(b)section 22 (persons who may establish scheme),

(c)section 23 (identification and valuation of protected rights),

(d)section 26 (securing of liability for protected rights),

(e)section 28 (suspension or forfeiture), and

(f)section 29A (appropriate schemes: “blowing the whistle”).

(4) In this section—

the contracting-out abolition date” means the day appointed under section 21 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 for the coming into operation of section 13(1) of that Act (abolition of contracting-out for defined contribution pension schemes), and

protected rights” has the same meaning as in the Pension Schemes Act (see section 6 of that Act).

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Commencement Information

I2S. 85 in operation at 6.4.2012 by S.R. 2012/119, art. 2(a)

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