The Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No.6) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-07-12

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1843 (C.37) (S.151)

PENSIONS
The Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No.6) Order 1996

Made
12th July 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 174(2) and (3) and 180(1) of the Pensions Act 1995(1), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No.6) Order 1996.

2.  In this Order–

“the Act” means the Pensions Act 1995.

Commencement

3.  Subject to article 4 below, section 167 of the Act shall come into force on the following dates:–

(a)15th July 1996 but only for the purpose of bringing into force the provisions relating to the making of regulations in sections 10(8), (9) and (10) and 12A (8), (9) and (10) of Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985(2); and

(b)19th August 1996, for all other purposes.

Savings

4.  The coming into force of section 167 of the Act shall not affect any action for divorce commenced before 19th August 1996 or any action for declarator of nullity of marriage commenced before that date.

James Douglas-Hamilton
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
12th July 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force section 167 of the Pensions Act 1995 on 19th August 1996, with the following exceptions:
(a)the provisions relating to the making of regulations in sections 10(8), (9) and (10) and 12A(8), (9) and (10) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985 come into force on 15th July 1996; and
(b)the coming into force of section 167 does not affect any action for divorce, or any action for declarator of nullity of marriage commenced before 19th August 1996.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force:


Provision
Date of commencement
Section or order

Sections 168, 170, 171, 179 and Schedule 7 (partially)
19th July 1995
Pensions Act 1995, section 180(2)

Sections 90, 156, 169, 172, 173 (partially), 174 (partially), 175 (partially), Schedule 6, paragraph 1
2nd October 1995
S.I. 1995 No. 2548

Sections 62 to 66, 120 (partially), 121 (partially), 124 (partially), 174 (partially), 175 (partially)
4th December 1995 (powers of regulation); 1st January 1996 (all other purposes)
S.I. 1995 No. 3104

Sections 39, 117 (partially), 121 (partially), 122 (partially), 124 (partially), Schedule 3 (partially)
1st January 1996
S.I. 1995 No. 3104

Sections 137(1) to (5), 138(5) (partially), 140(2) (partially), 142 to 144 (partially), 146 (partially)
13th March 1996
S.I. 1996 No. 778

Sections 1(1) to (4), (5) (partially) and (6), 2, Schedule 1 (partially)
1st April 1996
S.I. 1996 No. 778

Sections 10(2) and (3), 16 to 21, 27, 32, 33, 35, 37, 38, 40, 41, 47, 49, 50, 51, 56 to 61, 67 to 69, 73, 74(2), (3) and (5)(b), 75 to 77, 87 to 89, 91 to 95, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123(3), 124, 125 (partially), 136, 137, 139, 140(1) and (2), 141 to 144, 146, 148, 151 (partially), 152 to 154, 155 (partially), 173 (partially), 174, 175, 176, 177 (partially), Schedule 5 (partially), Schedule 6 (partially), Schedule 7 (partially)
6th April 1996
S.I. 1996 No. 778

Sections 21(3), 68, 117 (partially), 149 (partially)
6th October 1996
S.I. 1996 No. 778

Sections 10(1), 23, 78(6) (partially), 81 (partially), 82 (partially), 83 (partially), 84 (partially), 86, 96(2) and (5), 151 (partially), 155, 157(2), 158, 160, Schedule 5 (partially)
1st June 1996 (powers of regulation)
S.I. 1996 No. 1412

Sections 78 (partially), 78(6), 85 (partially), Schedule 2 (partially)
1st August 1996
S.I. 1996 No. 1412

Section 166
27th June 1996 (powers of regulation); 1st August 1996 (all other purposes)
S.I. 1996 No.



(1)
1995 c. 26.

(2)
1985 c. 37.
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