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The Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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  • art. 69(3)(a) words substituted by S.I. 2006/745 art. 11(4)(a) (Amendment not applied - affected provision repealed (6.4.2006) by 2005 SI255 (N.I. 1); S.R. 2006/95)

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Grounds for applying for modifications: winding up registered schemesN.I.

[F169.(1) The Authority may, on an application made to them by the trustees of a registered pension scheme which is being wound up, make an order—

(a)modifying the scheme for the purpose of enabling assets remaining after the liabilities of the scheme have been fully discharged to be distributed to the employer, or

(b)authorising the trustees to modify the scheme for that purpose.

(2) But the Authority may act under paragraph (1) only if prescribed requirements in relation to the distribution are satisfied.

(3) Regulations may make provision requiring applications under paragraph (1) to meet prescribed requirements.

(4) Regulations may provide that in prescribed circumstances this Article does not apply to schemes falling within a prescribed class or description or applies to them with prescribed modifications.

(5) In this Article “registered pension scheme” means an occupational pension scheme registered under section 153 of the Finance Act 2004 (other than a public service pension scheme).]

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