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The Occupational Pension Schemes (Validation of Rule Alterations) Regulations 1998

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Occupational Pension Schemes (Validation of Rule Alterations) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 26th August 1998.

(2) In these Regulations—

“Board” means the Occupational Pensions Board constituted in accordance with section 2 of the Pension Schemes Act 1993(1) and dissolved by section 150(1) of the Pensions Act 1995(2); and

“contracted-out scheme” includes a scheme which has ceased to be contracted-out so long as any person is entitled to receive, or has accrued rights to, any benefits under the scheme attributable to a period when the scheme was contracted-out.


Section 2 was repealed by paragraph 19 of Schedule 5 to the Pensions Act 1995.

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