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Pensions Act 2008

Section 134: Exclusion of transfers out in certain cases

448.This section will enable the Secretary of State to make regulations preventing individuals, in prescribed circumstances, from taking advantage of a right under existing legislation to transfer funds from a prescribed pension scheme to another scheme.

449.The power in this section can be used in particular to prevent transfers out of the scheme established under section 67. Certain transfers out of the scheme may be allowed (because the Regulations do not have to ban all transfers out). For example, where someone wants to aggregate all of their pension pots in different schemes into one pension fund in order to purchase an annuity.

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