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Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008


7.As part of a UK-wide consultation, the Department issued the White Paper Security in Retirement: towards a new pensions system [Cm 6841] in May 2006. The consultation report, Security in Retirement: towards a new pensions system – Summary of responses to the consultation [Cm 6960], was published in October 2006. The responses were taken into account when developing the provisions of the Act.

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