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The Personal Pension Schemes (Appropriate Schemes) Regulations 1987

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Information to be included in an application for an appropriate scheme certificate

4.—(1) Every application for an appropriate scheme certificate shall be made in writing to the Board and shall include the following particulars—

(a)the name of the scheme and the address where it is administered;

(b)the names and addresses of the trustees (if any) and administrators of the scheme;

(c)the name, address and standing (in relation to the scheme) of the person applying for the certificate, if he is not the trustees or administrators, or one or some of them;

(d)the name and address of the person who or body which has established the scheme (the address in the case of a company being that of its registered office);

(e)such evidence as the Board may reasonably require that the scheme satisfies such of the requirements of regulation 3 as apply to it;

(f)which of the forms specified in paragraphs (a) to (c) of regulation 2 the scheme takes;

(g)the name and address of a bank or building society which accepts payments made by automated direct credit transfer and the name and number of the account at that bank or building society, into which it is desired that minimum contributions should be paid; and

(h)the date (being a date consistent with the provisions of regulation 5(2)(b)) from which it is desired that the certificate shall have effect.

(2) Every application shall be accompanied by a copy of—

(a)the documents constituting the scheme; and

(b)the rules of the scheme, if they are not set out in those documents or any of them,

except where the Board in their discretion dispense wholly or partly with this requirement.

(3) Every person who has made an application shall supply such other documents and information as the Board may reasonably require.

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