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

Section 77: Extension of definition of worker

This section provides that the definition of “worker” may be extended to include individuals who are not currently caught.  Such individuals would be deemed to be subject to a worker’s contract of a prescribed kind and working for a person of a prescribed description, who would be deemed to be the employer for the purposes of automatic enrolment.

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