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Pensions (No. 2) Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Section 39: Meaning of “relevant contributions”

Section 39 provides that “relevant contributions”, for the purposes of sections 37 and 38, includes both contributions payable directly by an employer into a scheme and contributions payable by an employer on behalf of a worker out of deductions from the worker’s earnings.  The section also provides that the definition applies for both jobholders and for workers without qualifying earnings under section 9.

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