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The Pensions (2008 No. 2 Act) (Commencement No. 9) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012

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PART 1Provisions of the Act coming into operation on 30th June 2012 in so far as they are not already in operation

Provisions of the ActSubject matter
Section 2(1)Continuity of scheme membership
Section 3(2)Automatic enrolment
Section 5(3)Automatic re-enrolment
Section 6(4)Timing of automatic re-enrolment
Section 7(5)Jobholder’s right to opt in
Section 8Jobholder’s right to opt out
Section 9Workers without qualifying earnings
Section 10Information to be given to workers
Section 13(6)Qualifying earnings
Section 15Pay reference period
Section 16(7)Qualifying schemes
Section 17Automatic enrolment schemes
Section 18Occupational pension schemes
Section 20(8)Quality requirement: UK money purchase schemes
Section 21Quality requirement: UK defined benefits schemes
Section 22(9)Test scheme standard
Section 24Quality requirement: UK hybrid schemes
Section 26(10)Quality requirement: UK personal pension schemes
Section 29Transitional periods for money purchase and personal pension schemes
Section 30(11)Transitional period for defined benefits and hybrid schemes
Section 32(12)Power of trustees or managers to modify by resolution
Section 33Deduction of contributions
Section 37Unpaid contributions notices
Section 38Calculation and payment of contributions
Section 40(13), except for subsection (1)(d) which is commenced for the purpose only of the exercise of the Regulator’s functions under Part 1 of the ActFixed penalty notices
Section 41(14), except for subsection (1)(d) which is commenced for the purpose only of the exercise of the Regulator’s functions under Part 1 of the ActEscalating penalty notices
Section 43Review of notices
Section 49Monitoring of employers’ payments to personal pension schemes
Section 52Penalty notices
Section 54(15)Inducements
Section 58Restrictions on agreements to limit operation of this Part

PART 2Provisions of the Act coming into operation on 30th June 2012

Provisions of the ActSubject matter
Section 1Jobholders
Section 19Personal pension schemes
Section 31Effect of freezing order or assessment period
Section 34Effect of failure to comply
Section 35Compliance notices
Section 36Third party compliance notices
Section 39Meaning of “relevant contributions”
Section 42Penalty notices: recovery
Section 44(16)References to First-tier Tribunal or Upper Tribunal
Section 45Offences of failing to comply
Section 46Offences by bodies corporate
Section 47Offences by partnerships and unincorporated associations
Section 48Offences of providing false or misleading information
Section 50Prohibited recruitment conduct
Section 51Compliance notices
Section 53(17)Review of notices and references to the First-tier Tribunal or Upper Tribunal
Section 55The right not to suffer detriment
Section 56Enforcement of the right
Section 57, except for subsection (3)Right of employee not to be unfairly dismissed
Section 60Powers to require information and to enter premises
Section 64Functions of the Pensions Ombudsman
Section 70“Employer”, “worker” and related expressions
Section 71Agency workers
Section 72Directors
Section 73Crown employment
Section 74Armed forces
Section 75Police
Section 76Persons working on vessels
(1)

Section 2 was amended by section 5(1) of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012 (c. 3 (N.I.))

(2)

Section 3 was amended by sections 6(1) and (2) and 7(1) of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012 and Article 2(1) of S.R. 2012 No. 240

(3)

Section 5 was amended by sections 5(2) to (4), 6(3) and (4) and 7(3) of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012 and Article 2(1) of S.R. 2012 No. 240

(4)

Section 6 was amended by sections 5(5), 7(4) and 8 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

(5)

Section 7 was amended by section 7(5) of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

(6)

Section 13 was amended by Article 2(2) of S.R. 2012 No. 240

(7)

Section 16 was amended by section 11 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

(8)

Section 20 was amended by regulation 3(2) of S.R. 2012 No. 120

(9)

Section 22 was amended by section 12(1) of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

(10)

Section 26 was amended by regulation 3(3) of S.R. 2012 No. 120

(11)

Section 30 was amended by sections 7(6), 15 and 16 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

(12)

Section 32 was amended by sections 13(7) and 17 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

(13)

Section 40 was amended by paragraph 29 of Schedule 1 to the Pensions Regulator Tribunal (Transfer of Functions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010 (c. 4 (N.I.))

(14)

Section 41 was amended by paragraph 30 of Schedule 1 to the Pensions Regulator Tribunal (Transfer of Functions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

(15)

Section 54 was amended by section 5(6) of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

(16)

Section 44 was amended by paragraph 31 of Schedule 1 to the Pensions Regulator Tribunal (Transfer of Functions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

(17)

Section 53 was amended by paragraph 32 of Schedule 1 to the Pensions Regulator Tribunal (Transfer of Functions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

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