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(1)There is to be a body corporate, referred to in this Chapter as the trustee corporation.
(2)The name of the body is to be determined by order made by the Secretary of State.
(3)The trustee corporation is not to be regarded as the servant or agent of the Crown or as enjoying any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown.
(4)Property held by the corporation is not to be regarded as property of, or property held on behalf of, the Crown.
(5)Schedule 1 makes provision about the trustee corporation.
(1)The functions of the trustee corporation are—
(a)to act as a trustee of any scheme established under section 67, and
(b)any other functions it is given by or under an enactment in connection with the scheme.
(2)The corporation may do anything calculated to facilitate, or incidental or conducive to, the carrying out of any of its functions.
(3)In particular the corporation may—
(a)enter into agreements;
(4)The corporation's powers within subsection (3)(b) and (c) are exercisable only with the consent of the Secretary of State.
(5)Subsections (3) and (4) are without prejudice to the exercise by the trustee corporation of any power vested in it as a trustee of a scheme established under section 67.
(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations provide that legislation applying in relation to a person as trustee of a pension scheme, or as director of a company which is a trustee of a pension scheme, applies in relation to the trustee corporation, or its members, with any modifications prescribed in the regulations.
(2)In this section “legislation” means any provision of an Act or subordinate legislation (and “subordinate legislation” has the same meaning as in the Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30)).
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