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Pensions News

Information about occupational and personal pension schemes which are subject to Treasury legislation.

  • That legislation is made up of the following Acts of Parliament and miscellaneous regulations and orders made under those Acts.The Social Security Act 1989
  • The Pension Schemes Act 1993
  • The Pensions Act 1995
  • The Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999
  • The Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000
  • The Pensions Act 2004
  • The Pensions Act 2007
  • The Pensions Act 2008
  • The Pensions Act 2011
  • The Pensions Act 2014

Subjects covered by the above legislation include:

  • all remaining contracting-out matters
  • disclosure of information to scheme members and other persons
  • indexation and revaluation of benefits
  • preservation requirements
  • additional voluntary contributions
  • pension sharing on divorce/dissolution of marriage/civil partnership
  • assignment, forfeiture and bankruptcy regarding pensions
  • transfer of pension benefits
  • winding up of pension schemes, insolvent employers, etc
  • sex discrimination in relation to occupational pension schemes

Treasury legislation updates

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