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Pensions Act 2008

Section 98: Extension of definition of worker

235.This section provides that the definition of “worker” may be extended to include individuals who are not currently captured if a new definition arose within policy parameters which did not fall within the existing employer duty obligation. Such individuals would be deemed to be subject to a worker’s contract of a prescribed kind, working for a person of a prescribed description, who would be deemed to be the employer for the purposes of automatic enrolment.

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