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Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

Section 19: Power to exempt certain cross-border employment from enrolment duty

Section 19 inserts a new Article 268A into Part 7 of the 2005 Order (cross-border activities within European Union) to provide a regulation making power allowing the Department to provide that the employer’s automatic enrolment duties under the Pensions (No. 2) Act do not apply in the case of employment of an individual in relation to whom the employer is a European employer as defined in the Occupational Pension Schemes (Cross-border Activities) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005.

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