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The Register of Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Information required in respect of registrable schemes

2.—(1) It is the duty of the trustees of a registrable scheme to provide the Registrar with the following information in accordance with paragraph (2)(a)—

(a)the name and address of the scheme;

(b)the names of the trustees of the scheme;

(c)the address to which communications for the attention of the trustees are to be directed if other than that specified in sub-paragraph (a);

(d)the name of the scheme administrator;

(e)whether the scheme is an open, closed or frozen scheme;

(f)the name (and, if there has been a change of name, the previous name) and address of every employer of earners in employment to which the scheme relates or has at any time since 6th April 1975 related;

(g)the total membership;

(h)whether the scheme provides—

(i)money purchase benefits;

(ii)benefits other than money purchase benefits; or

(iii)a combination of the benefits specified under heads (i) and (ii),

and for the purposes of this regulation, benefits derived from transfer credits, or from a member’s voluntary contributions, or which are payable on a member’s death shall be disregarded;

(i)whether scheme benefits, or any of them, are secured by a contract of insurance or annuity contract, and if so, the name and address of the insurer with which the benefits are secured;

(j)the date the scheme became registrable; and

(k)any reference number assigned to the scheme by the Board of Inland Revenue.

(2) It is the duty of the trustees of a registrable scheme to provide the Registrar—

(a)within 3 months of the date upon which the scheme becomes a registrable scheme, where that date is on or after the date of the coming into operation of these Regulations, with the information specified in paragraph (1); and

(b)within 3 months of the receipt of a written notice served by the Registrar on the trustees on or after the date of the coming into operation of these Regulations, with such information incidental to that specified in paragraph (1) as the Registrar may reasonably require for the purposes of the register.

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