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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Benefits

    1. 1–5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 6. Late claims for widowhood benefits where death is difficult to establish.

    3. 7. Recovery from damages etc of sums equivalent to benefit: further provision.

    4. 8–10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Occupational and personal pensions etc.

    1. 11. Annual increase of certain occupational pensions.

    2. 12. The Pensions Ombudsman.

    3. 13. Registration of occupational and personal pension schemes.

    4. 14. Miscellaneous amendments relating to pensions.

  4. Energy efficiency in certain dwellings etc.

    1. 15. Grants for the improvement of energy efficiency in certain dwellings etc.

  5. Financial provisions

    1. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 17. Interest and penalties in respect of certain contributions 1989 c. 26.

    3. 18. General financial provisions.

  6. General and supplementary provisions

    1. 19. Regulations and orders.

    2. 20. Interpretation.

    3. 21. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    4. 22. Provision for Northern Ireland.

    5. 23. Short title, commencement and extent.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments Relating to the Recovery from Damages etc of Sums Equivalent to Benefit

      1. 1–4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Interaction with the Northern Ireland scheme

        1. 5.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. Law Reform (Personal Injuries) Act 1948 (c. 41)

        1. 7.In section 2(1) of the Law Reform (Personal Injuries) Act...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. After Part IV of the Pensions Act there shall be...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      1. Part I Protecting Pensions

        1. Occupational pensions: independent trustee where employer insolvent etc

          1. 1.The following sections shall be inserted after the section 57B...

        2. Employer to make good deficiencies on winding up

          1. 2.The following section shall be inserted into the Pensions Act...

        3. Investment of scheme’s resources

          1. 3.After section 57 of the Pensions Act there shall be...

        4. Revaluation of preserved pensions

          1. 4.(1) For the definition of “qualifying pensionable service” in paragraph...

      2. Part II Miscellaneous Amendments

        1. Preservation of rights for persons opting out of schemes

          1. 5.(1) In Schedule 16 to the 1973 Act, in sub-paragraph...

        2. Contracting-out conditions: age at which pension or annuity is to commence under a money purchase scheme

          1. 6.(1) In section 32 of the Pensions Act, in subsection...

        3. Contracting-out conditions: guaranteed minimum for married women and widows paying reduced rate contributions

          1. 7.(1) In section 33 of the Pensions Act, in subsection...

        4. Protection of earner’s and widow’s pensions

          1. 8.(1) Sections 41A and 41B of the Pensions Act (protection...

        5. Provisions for the suspension or forfeiture of pensions

          1. 9.(1) In section 41C(3) of the Pensions Act—

        6. The insurance companies which may take transfer values

          1. 10.In section 52C of the Pensions Act (extinguishment of scheme’s...

        7. Grants by the Occupational Pensions Board to advisory bodies

          1. 11.The following section shall be inserted after the section 57A...

        8. Levy towards meeting cost of the Pensions Ombudsman, the Registry and certain grants made by the Board

          1. 12.After section 60 of the Pensions Act there shall be...

        9. Extension of certain pension scheme provisions to Northern Ireland.

          1. 13.In section 68(4) of the Pensions Act (provisions which extend...

        10. Revaluation: extension of certain provisions to widowers

          1. 14.In section 9(4) of the 1986 Act, in paragraph (i)...

        11. Overriding effect of certain 1989 Act amendments

          1. 15.(1) In paragraph 19 of Schedule 6 to the 1989...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      . . .

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Orders increasing contributions

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Contributions of registered dock workers

        1. 2.(1) In section 4(7) of the principal Act (reduced contributions...

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. Regulations relating to industrial injuries and diseases

        1. 4.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 5–7.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. Parliamentary control of regulations and orders

        1. 8.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      7. 9–12.. . . . . . . . . ....

      8. Re-establishment courses and resettlement units

        1. 13.(1) In Schedule 5 to the Supplementary Benefits Act 1976,...

      9. 14–26.. . . . . . . . . ....

      10. Benefits for women widowed before 11th April 1988

        1. 27.(1) The Social Security (Widow’s Benefit and Retirement Pensions) Amendment...

      11. 28.. . . . . . . . . ....

      12. Employment related schemes for pensions or other benefits: equal treatment for men and women

        1. 29.In Schedule 5 to that Act, in paragraph 5 (unfair...

      13. 30.. . . . . . . . . ....

      14. Joint citations

        1. 31.In the following enactments, for the words “the Social Security...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Repeals

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