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The Stakeholder Pension Schemes Regulations 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1. Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART II CONDITIONS APPLYING TO STAKEHOLDER PENSION SCHEMES

    1. 2. Manner of establishment

    2. 3. Requirements applying to all stakeholder pension schemes as regards instruments establishing such schemes

    3. 4. Additional requirements as regards instruments establishing a stakeholder pension scheme established under a trust

    4. 5. Additional requirements as regards instruments establishing a stakeholder pension scheme not established under a trust

    5. 6. Procedure for discharging rights on winding-up

    6. 7. Procedure for discharging on winding-up rights of members with whom the trustees or manager have lost contact

    7. 8. Requirement applying to all stakeholder pension schemes as regards investments

    8. 9. Requirement for statement of investment principles for schemes not established under trust

    9. 10. Requirement for manager of schemes not established under a trust to have regard to certain matters, and to take advice, relating to investment

    10. 10A.Requirement as regards the investment strategy for members nearing retirement

    11. 10B.Exclusion of regulation 10A in relation to a scheme

    12. 10C.Transitional provisions relating to regulation 10A

    13. 10D.Notification requirements connected with regulations 10A and 10B

    14. 10E.Changes notified by members

    15. 11. Requirement for manager of schemes not established under trust to appoint a reporting accountant

    16. 12. Requirement for declaration by trustees or manager

    17. 13. Expenses, commission etc.—principles

    18. 14. Charges etc.—permitted reductions in members’ rights

    19. 14A.Valuations for the purposes of regulation 14

    20. 14B.Charges etc.—permitted reductions in funds

    21. 14C.Rounding of fractional amounts

    22. 14D.Disapplication of regulations 13 to 14C in certain circumstances

    23. 15. Requirement for trustees or manager to satisfy certain conditions in relation to with-profit funds

    24. 16. Requirements as regards the provision of other services

    25. 17. Restrictions on contributions

    26. 18. Disclosure of information to members

    27. 18A.

    28. 18B.

    29. 18C.Service of information by a scheme

    30. 18D.Service of information to a scheme

    31. 18E.Provision of information on a website

    32. 18F.Provision of information on a website: supplemental

    33. 19. Requirement for trustees of a stakeholder pension scheme established under a trust

  4. PART III REGISTRATION OF STAKEHOLDER PENSION SCHEMES

    1. 20. Persons who may apply for registration of stakeholder pension schemes not established under trust

    2. 21. Access to the register

  5. PART IV EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS

    1. 22. Exemptions from employer access and consultation requirements

    2. 23. Definition of relevant employees

    3. 24. Payroll deduction of contributions

    4. 25. Disclosure of information to relevant employees

  6. PART V AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS UNDER THE PENSION SCHEMES ACT 1993 AND THE PENSIONS ACT 1995

    1. 26. Amendment of the Personal Pension Schemes (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 1987

    2. 27. Amendment of the Occupational Pension Schemes (Preservation of Benefit) Regulations 1991

    3. 28. Amendment of the Occupational Pension Schemes (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 1996

    4. 29. Amendment of the Protected Rights (Transfer Payment) Regulations 1996

    5. 30. Amendment of the Occupational Pension Schemes (Member-nominated Trustees and Directors) Regulations 1996

    6. 31. Amendment of the Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment) Regulations 1996

    7. 32. Application of other Regulations to stakeholder pension schemes

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PROVISIONS CONFERRING POWERS EXERCISED IN MAKING THESE REGULATIONS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      REGULATIONS APPLYING TO SCHEMES WHICH ARE OR HAVE BEEN REGISTERED UNDER SECTION 2

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Information for members

      1. 1.The information which is to be provided under regulation 18A(1)...

      2. 2.The information which is listed in this paragraph, as mentioned...

      3. 3.The information listed in this paragraph, as mentioned in regulation...

      4. 4.The information mentioned in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 does...

      5. 5.The additional information which is to accompany the information provided...

      6. 6.The further information which is to be provided, as mentioned...

      7. 7.The information listed in this paragraph, as mentioned in regulation...

      8. 8.In this Schedule “annual percentage rate” means the daily percentage...

  8. Explanatory Note

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