Consultation outcome

Occupational Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2013

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

This consultation has concluded

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Government response: Occupational and Stakeholder Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2013

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Final impact assessment: Occupational Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2013

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Detail of outcome

This response to the public consultation covers all the consultations on amendments included in this set of regulations. To make it easier for those who responded to only one consultation, the response has been divided into 3 parts, each covering a separate consultation.

We have merged all the amendments into one set of Occupational and Stakeholder Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2013, which come into force on 6 April 2013.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

This consultation sought views on changes to regulations which affect defined benefit workplace pension schemes.

Documents

Government response – Occupational and Stakeholder Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2013

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Impact assessment – The Occupational Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2013 – final

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Consultation description

One change relates to formerly contracted-out schemes that wish to make a change to their scheme rules. Other changes affect bulk transfer of scheme membership and accrued rights without member consent, and ensure transfers can be made to pension schemes both within and outside the European Economic Area (EEA).