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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
(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

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