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Pension Schemes Act (Northern Ireland) 2021

Part 2 – Administration Charges

11.The Act amends existing legislation to allow regulations to be made which override terms of certain contracts which conflict with the regulations. This seeks to support a cap on early exit charges in certain occupational pension schemes.

12.This change will also support a ban on member-borne commission charges arising under the existing arrangements in certain occupational pension schemes. Member-borne commission charges under new arrangements were banned from April 2016.

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