[F197H Salary related schemes: statements of entitlement.N.I.
(1)The trustees or managers of a qualifying scheme which is a salary related occupational pension scheme shall, on the application of an eligible member, provide him with a written statement of the amount of the cash equivalent of his pension credit benefit under the scheme.
(2)For the purposes of subsection (1), the amount of the cash equivalent shall be determined by reference to a date falling within—
(a)the prescribed period beginning with the date of the application, and
(b)the prescribed period ending with the date on which the statement under that subsection is provided to the applicant.
(3)Regulations may make provision in relation to applications under subsection (1) and may, in particular, restrict the making of successive applications.
(4)If trustees or managers to whom subsection (1) applies fail to perform an obligation under that subsection, Article 10 of the Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (power of the Regulatory Authority to impose civil penalties) shall apply to any trustee or manager who has failed to take all such steps as are reasonable to secure that the obligation was performed.]