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The State Pension Regulations 2015

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How entitlement to a state pension may be suspended

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7.—(1) A person who has become entitled to a state pension under Part 1 of the 2014 Act may opt to suspend their entitlement if they give notice to the Secretary of State.

(2) The manner in which the notice must be given is—

(a)in writing to an office which is specified to the person in writing by the Secretary of State as accepting any such notice; or

(b)by telephone to a telephone number which is specified to the person in writing by the Secretary of State as accepting any such notice.

(3) But the person must use the manner set out in paragraph (2)(a) where the Secretary of State directs in any particular case that that manner must be used.

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