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Pensions Act 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 State pension

    1. 1.Equalisation of and increase in pensionable age for men and women

    2. 2.Abolition of certain additions to the state pension

    3. 3.Consolidation of additional pension

  3. Part 2 Automatic enrolment

    1. 4.Automatic re-enrolment where scheme membership interrupted

    2. 5.Earnings trigger for automatic enrolment and re-enrolment

    3. 6.Postponement or disapplication of automatic enrolment

    4. 7.Timing of automatic re-enrolment

    5. 8.Review of earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band

    6. 9.Rounded figures for earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band

    7. 10.Qualifying schemes: administration charges

    8. 11.Test scheme standard for schemes that produce sum of money for provision of benefits

    9. 12.Certification that alternative to quality requirement is satisfied

    10. 13.Certification for non-UK schemes

    11. 14.Transitional period for defined benefits and hybrid schemes to be optional

    12. 15.Arrangements where transitional conditions cease to be satisfied

    13. 16.Power of managers to modify by resolution

    14. 17.No indemnification for civil penalties

    15. 18.Power to exempt certain cross-border employment from enrolment duty

  4. Part 3 Occupational pension schemes

    1. Indexation and revaluation

      1. 19.Indexation and revaluation

      2. 20.Pension compensation: annual increases in periodic compensation

      3. 21.Indexation requirements for cash balance benefits

    2. Pension Protection Fund

      1. 22.Pension Protection Fund

    3. Financial assistance scheme

      1. 23.Financial assistance scheme: amount of payments

      2. 24.Financial assistance scheme: transfer of assets

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 25.Payment of surplus to employer: transitional power to amend scheme

      2. 26.Contribution notices and financial support directions

      3. 27.Technical amendment to Schedule 4 to the Pensions Act 2007

      4. 28.Technical amendment to section 42(6) of the Pension Schemes Act 1993

  5. Part 4 Money purchase benefits

    1. 29.Definition of money purchase benefits

    2. 30.Transitional

    3. 31.Consequential and supplementary

    4. 32.Power to make further provision

    5. 33.Regulations

  6. Part 5 Judicial pensions

    1. 34.Contributions towards cost of judicial pensions etc

  7. Part 6 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 35.Grants by the Secretary of State to advisory bodies etc

      2. 36.Service of documents and electronic working

    2. General

      1. 37.Extent

      2. 38.Commencement

      3. 39.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Equalisation of and increase in pensionable age for men and women: consequential amendments

    2. Schedule 2

      Abolition of certain additions to the state pension: consequential amendments etc

    3. Schedule 3

      Consolidation of additional pension

    4. Schedule 4

      Pension Protection Fund

    5. Schedule 5

      Contributions towards cost of judicial pensions etc

      1. Part 1 Contributions towards cost of judicial pensions

      2. Part 2 Minor amendments relating to judicial pensions

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