Consultation outcome

Draft Occupational Pension Schemes and Pension Protection Fund (Equality) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Interim response: Draft Occupational Pension Schemes and Pension Protection Fund (Equality)(Amendment) Regulations

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Original consultation

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Summary

This consultation concerns amendments to the Equality Act 2010 and the Pensions Act 2004 to reflect development in the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Documents

Draft Occupational Pension Schemes and Pension Protection Fund (Equality) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

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The Occupational Pension Schemes and Pension Protection Fund (Equality) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

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A possible method for equalising pensions for the effect of the Guaranteed Minimum Pension

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Consultation description

These developments in European law mean that, where a pension scheme is equalising its benefits as between men and women, it has to assume a notional comparator where the inequality is a result of the Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) provisions in the Pension Schemes Act 1993.

Who this consultation was aimed at

This consultation was particularly aimed at trustees and managers of contracted-out defined benefit schemes and their advisers.

Contact

Equality.Regulations@dwp.gsi.gov.uk