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PART IIE+W+S+N.I. Occupational Pension Schemes

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C1Part II (ss. 51-72) amended (28.02.1991) by S.I. 1991/167 regs. 2-3

RecognitionE+W+S+N.I.

51 Recognised pensionable employment.E+W+S+N.I.

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[F2(3)In this Act—

(a)occupational pension scheme” means any scheme or arrangement which is comprised in one or more instruments or agreements and which has, or is capable of having, effect in relation to one or more descriptions or categories of employments so as to provide benefits, in the form of pensions or otherwise, payable on termination of service, or on death or retirement, to or in respect of earners with qualifying service in an employment of any such description or category; and

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F1Ss. 51(1),(2),(4),(6),(8),(9), 52(1)–(7)(9), 53–57, 58(3)–(5), 59(2)–(9), 60–62 repealed by Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60), Sch. 5 and S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), Sch. 6

F2S. 51(3) repealed (E.W.S.) (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.III (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2 and s. 51(3)(b)(5)(10) repealed (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

F3S. 51(7) repealed (1.10.89) by Social Security Act 1989 (c. 24), Sch. 6, para. 1 and Sch. 9

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(9). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6]

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Amendments (Textual)

F6Ss. 51(1),(2),(4),(6),(8),(9), 52(1)–(7)(9), 53–57, 58(3)–(5), 59(2)–(9), 60–62 repealed by Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60), Sch. 5 and S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), Sch. 6

53—57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8E+W+S+N.I.

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F8Ss. 51(1),(2),(4),(6),(8),(9), 52(1)–(7)(9), 53–57, 58(3)–(5), 59(2)–(9), 60–62 repealed by Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60), Sch. 5 and S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), Sch. 6

[F958 Transfer of benefit between schemes: linked qualifying service.E+W+S

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(3)–(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11]

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F11Ss. 51(1),(2),(4),(6),(8),(9), 52(1)–(7)(9), 53–57, 58(3)–(5), 59(2)–(9), 60–62 repealed by Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60), Sch. 5 and S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), Sch. 6

[F1259 Financing and security of minimum benefits.E+W+S

F13(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2)–(9). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F14]

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F14Ss. 51(1),(2),(4),(6),(8),(9), 52(1)–(7)(9), 53–57, 58(3)–(5), 59(2)–(9), 60–62 repealed by Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60), Sch. 5 and S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), Sch. 6

60—62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F15E+W+S+N.I.

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F15Ss. 51(1),(2),(4),(6),(8),(9), 52(1)–(7)(9), 53–57, 58(3)–(5), 59(2)–(9), 60–62 repealed by Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60), Sch. 5 and S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), Sch. 6

Preservation of benefit under occupational pension schemesE+W+S+N.I.

F1663. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F16S. 63 repealed (N.I.) by S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), art. 74(2), Sch. 6 and repealed wholly (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

Modification and winding-up of schemesE+W+S+N.I.

F1764. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F17S. 64 repealed (N.I.) by S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), art. 74(2), Sch. 6 and repealed wholly (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

F1865. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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The Occupational Pensions BoardE+W+S+N.I.

F1966. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F19S. 66 repealed (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

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F2168. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F21S. 68 repealed (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

MiscellaneousE+W+S+N.I.

[F2269 Rule against perpetuities.E+W+S+N.I.

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(7)There shall cease to have effect—

(a)the M1Superannuation and other Trust Funds (Validation) Act 1927 (power to register superannuation schemes, with consequent exemption from the rule against perpetuities), except section 9 and section 11 so far as it provides for citation and extends section 9 to Northern Ireland; and

(b)the corresponding Northern Ireland enactment, that is to say the M2Superannuation and other Trust Funds (Validation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1928;

[F23but regulations may provide, in relation to a scheme whose fund was registered under either Act immediately before its repeal took effect, for the scheme to retain the benefit of the Act, subject to prescribed conditions and either indefinitely or for a prescribed period.]

(8)The said Acts of 1927 and 1928 shall each, until its repeal by subsection (7) above, have effect with the following modifications—

(a)no new application shall be made under section 3 of the Act for the registration of any fund (without prejudice to the effectiveness of any application previously made or pending); and

(b)the registration of a fund may be cancelled notwithstanding that the fund has not been wound up, if the trustees apply in writing to the registrar stating that they desire its cancellation.]

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F22S. 69 repealed (N.I.), except so far as it relates to so much of the Superannuation and other Trust Funds (Validation) Act 1927 (c. 41) as extends to Northern Ireland, by S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), art. 74(2), Sch. 6

F23S. 69(1)-(6) repealed (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

Words in s. 69(7) repealed (E.W.S.) (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.III (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

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C2Section 69(7) has not yet commenced.

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F2571. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F25S. 71 repealed (N.I.) by S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), art. 74(2), Sch. 6 and repealed wholly (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

F2672. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F26S. 72 repealed (N.I.) by S.I. 1975/1503 (N.I. 15), art. 74(2), Sch. 6 and repealed wholly (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, s. 188, Sch. 5 Pt.I (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

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