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Greater London Authority Act 1999

Schedule 31: Transfer Schemes

620.Schedule 31 makes further provision about the making and content of transfer schemes.  Where a predecessor body makes a transfer scheme, it must be submitted to the Minister concerned for approval before it can come into operation.  The Schedule provides for the Minister to make a scheme himself in relation to a predecessor body if he decides not to approve the one which the body itself has prepared.   It also provides that before approving a transfer scheme the Minister must consult the body from which the transfer is being made and such successor bodies as have been established and are affected by the scheme. In the case of provisions affecting an existing pension scheme, the trustees, managers or administrators of the scheme must be consulted.

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