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Pensions Act 2008

Section 12: Introduction of employers’ duties

49.This section provides a regulation-making power which, combined with the Secretary of State’s power to bring sections 2 to 9 into force under section 149(1), allows the Secretary of State to make provision requiring some employers to start discharging their duties under this Chapter (including those on continuity of scheme membership, automatic enrolment and re-enrolment, and allowing opt-in and opt-out) before other employers. This will allow the introduction of the employer duties to be staged over a period of time.

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