Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993

Modification powersN.I.

149 Power to modify certain provisions of this Act.N.I.

(1)The Department may by regulations direct that Chapters II, III and IV of Part IV F1. . . shall have effect, in such cases as it may specify in the regulations, subject to such modifications as it may specify.

(2)Regulations may modify Chapter I of Part IV—

(a)in its application to cases where an earner is for the time being, or has been, employed in pensionable service under, or in contracted-out employment by reference to, different schemes applying to the same employment;

(b)in such manner as the Department thinks fit for securing that the preservation requirements include requirements for provision to be made in a scheme as to the preservation of a member’s benefit in the event of the scheme being wound up;

(c)without prejudice to paragraph (a) or (b), so that the preservation requirements apply with such modifications and exceptions as the Department considers to be necessary for particular cases or classes of case;

and regulations under paragraph (a) may relate to service under or, as the case may be, by reference to different schemes at the same time, or at different times.

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(8)The Department may by order provide that any enactment in Chapter II of Part VII which is specified in the order shall not apply to persons or to employments of such classes as may be prescribed in the order.

In this subsection “employments” has the same meaning as in that Chapter.

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150 Application of enactments as respects personal pension schemes.N.I.

(1)Regulations may provide that any provision of this Act [F4or of Articles 22 to 26 and 40 of the Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1995] which relates to occupational pension schemes (other than a provision to which subsection (2) applies) shall have effect in relation to personal pension schemes subject to prescribed modifications.

(2)This subsection applies to F5. . .section 107 so far as it relates to occupational pension schemes (and Part VIII and section 149 so far as they have effect for the purposes of section 107 as it so relates), sections 113, 119 to 123, 151, 153, 156 and 157.

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