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The Occupational Pension Schemes (Contracting-out) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Transitional modifications to sections 31 and 32 of the Act

75.  Sections 31 and 32 of the Act (surrender and cancellation of contracting-out certificates: issue and cancellation of further certificates) shall be modified for transitional purposes until the coming into operation of an order under Article 1 of the Order repealing those provisions as follows—

(a)in section 31(1)(a) of the Act, after “the Board” there shall be added “or the Department”;

(b)in sections 31 and 32 of the Act in each other place where the word occurs, for “Board” there shall be substituted “Department”;

(c)in section 31(3) of the Act, for “they consider” there shall be substituted “it considers”;

(d)in section 32(1)(c) of the Act, for “have formed” there shall be substituted “has formed”, for “had they been aware” there shall be substituted “had it been aware” and for “they would have been prevented” there shall be substituted “it would have been prevented”, and

(e)in section 32(6) of the Act, for “have cancelled” there shall be substituted “has cancelled”.

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