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2018 No. 63 (C. 10)

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The Pensions Act 2008 (Commencement No. 16) Order 2018

Made

17th January 2018

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Order in exercise of the power conferred by section 149(1) of the Pensions Act 2008(1).

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Pensions Act 2008 (Commencement No. 16) Order 2018.

Commencement of provisions

2.  The day appointed for the coming into force of paragraph 15 of Schedule 8 to the Pensions Act 2008 (amendments of Schedule 7 to the Pensions Act 2004)(2), and section 122 of that Act in so far as it relates to that paragraph, is 22nd January 2018.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Guy Opperman

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Work and Pensions

17th January 2018

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force paragraph 15 of Schedule 8 to the Pensions Act 2008 (c. 30) (amendments of Schedule 7 to the Pensions Act 2004) and section 122 of that Act in so far as it relates to that paragraph, on 22nd January 2018. Paragraph 15 of Schedule 8 amends paragraph 33 of Schedule 7 to the Pensions Act 2004 (c. 35) (pension compensation provisions). Paragraph 33 provides a power to modify Schedule 7 in its application to such schemes as may be prescribed. The amendment inserts new sub-paragraphs into paragraph 33 to make specific provision about the exercise of the modification power in relation to “variable-rate schemes”, as defined in paragraph 33 of Schedule 7 (as amended).

A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private, voluntary or public sector is foreseen.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Pensions Act 2008 have been brought into force by Statutory Instrument before this Order was made.

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 130th June 20122012/1682
Section 2 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 3 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Sections 5 to 10 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 13 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 14 (for all remaining purposes)6th March 20122012/683
Section 15 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 15A (for all remaining purposes)7th March 20122012/683
Sections 16 to 18 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 1930th June 20122012/1682
Sections 20 to 22 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 24 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 26 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 28 (for all remaining purposes)7th March 20122012/683
Section 29 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 30 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 3130th June 20122012/1682
Section 32 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 33 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Sections 34 to 3630th June 20122012/1682
Section 37 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 38 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 3930th June 20122012/1682
Section 40 (partially)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 41 (partially)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 4230th June 20122012/1682
Section 43 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Sections 44 to 4830th June 20122012/1682
Sections 50 and 5130th June 20122012/1682
Section 52 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 5330th June 20122012/1682
Section 54 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Sections 55 and 5630th June 20122012/1682
Section 57 (partially)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 58 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 5930th June 20122012/1682
Section 6130th June 20122012/1682
Section 6630th June 20122012/1682
Section 871st October 20122012/2480
Sections 88 to 9530th June 20122012/1682
Section 96 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 97 (for all remaining purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Section 49 (partially)3rd January 20122011/3033
Section 49 (for all other purposes)30th June 20122012/1682
Sections 62 to 6426th January 20092009/82
Section 6516th March 20112011/664
Section 741st July 20092009/1566
Section 75 (for all remaining purposes)5th July 20102010/10
Section 765th July 20102010/10
Section 995th July 20102010/10
Section 1006th April 20092009/82
Section 101 (partially)6th April 20092009/82
Section 101 (for all other purposes)6th April 20092009/809
Section 103 (partially)8th April 20102010/1221
Section 104 (partially)3rd January 20122011/3033
Section 1066th April 20122011/1266
Section 107 (for all remaining purposes)6th April 20112011/664
Sections 108 and 1096th April 20112011/664
Sections 110 to 112 (for all remaining purposes)6th April 20112011/664
Section 1136th April 20112011/664
Sections 114 to 119 (for all remaining purposes)6th April 20112011/664
Section 120 (partially)6th March 20112011/664
Section 120 (for all other purposes)6th April 20112011/664
Section 121 (partially)6th March 20112011/664
Section 121 (for all other purposes)6th April 20112011/664
Section 122 (partially)1st April 20092009/809
Section 1236th April 20112011/664
Section 124 (partially)19th December 20082008/3241
Section 124 (partially)31st March 20102010/1145
Section 126 (for all remaining purposes)29th June 20092009/1566
Section 12730th June 20122012/1682
Section 12826th January 20092009/82
Section 129 (partially)26th February 20102010/467
Section 1306th April 20092009/82
Section 13226th January 20092009/82
Section 13713th March 20142014/463
Section 13826th January 20092009/82
Section 1396th April 20092009/82
Section 148 (partially)6th April 20092009/82
Section 148 (partially)6th April 20112011/664
Section 148 (partially)6th April 20122011/1266
Schedule 1 (for all remaining purposes)5th July 20102010/10
Schedule 2 Parts 1 and 36th April 20092009/82
Schedule 2 Part 26th April 20092009/809
Schedule 4 (partially)3rd January 20122011/3033
Schedule 5 (partially)6th April 20112011/664
Schedule 6 (partially)6th March 20112011/664
Schedule 6 (for all other purposes)6th April 20112011/664
Schedule 7 (partially)6th March 20112011/664
Schedule 7 (for all other purposes)6th April 20112011/664
Schedule 8 (partially)1st April 20092009/809
Schedule 9 (for all remaining purposes)29th June 20092009/1566
Schedule 10 (partially)26th February 20102010/467
Schedule 11 Part 26th April 20092009/82
Schedule 11 Part 36th April 20122011/1266
Schedule 11 Part 46th April 20112011/664
(2)

Schedule 8 was amended by paragraph 20 of Schedule 4 to the Pensions Act 2011 (c. 19).

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