The Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 8) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-10-15

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2637 (C.73)

PENSIONS
The Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 8) Order 1996

Made
15th October 1996

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of the power conferred on him by section 180(1) of the Pensions Act 1995(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 8) Order 1996.

(2) In this Order references to sections and Schedules are references to sections of, and Schedules to, the Pensions Act 1995.

Appointed days

2.  The day appointed for the coming into force of sections 118 and 125(2) to (4) in so far as they are not already in force is 16th October 1996.

3.  For the purposes of making regulations the day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions is 16th October 1996—

(a)section 3(2),

(b)section 74(1) and (5)(a),

(c)section 165,

(d)Schedule 3, paragraphs 23 and 44(a)(ii) and section 122 in so far as it relates to those paragraphs, and

(e)Schedule 5, paragraph 80(f) and section 151 in so far as it relates to that paragraph.

4.  For the purposes of making rules the day appointed for the coming into force of section 158 is 16th October 1996.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Social Security.

Oliver Heald
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of Social Security
15th October 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 16th October 1996 further regulation and rule making powers contained in the Pensions Act 1995.
The powers concerned are those contained in—

section 3(2) (prohibition orders),

section 74 (discharge of liabilities by insurance, etc.),

section 118 (powers to modify Part I of the Act),

section 125 (powers supplementary to the interpretation section),

section 158 (amendments to section 149 of the Pensions Scheme Act 1993),

section 165 (levy),

Schedule 2, paragraph 12 (functions and procedures of the Pensions Compensation Board),

Schedule 3, paragraphs 23 (disclosure of information by the Registrar of Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes) and 44(a)(ii) (definition of “the Regulatory Authority”), and,

Schedule 5, paragraph 80(f) (consultation about regulations).

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

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

the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/2548) (C.51),

the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/3104) (C.71),

the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/778) (C.13),

the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1412) (C.26),

the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 5) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1675) (C.36),

the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 6) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1843) (C.37) (S.151), or

the Pensions Act 1995 (Commencement No. 7) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1853) (C.38).

Provision

Date of Commencement
S.I. No.

section 1(1) to (4) and 6

1st April 1996
1996/778

section 1(5)
(partially)
1st April 1996
1996/778

section 10(1)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 2

1st April 1996
1996/778

section 10(2) and (3)
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 16 to 21
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 23
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 27
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 32 and 33
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 35
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 37 and 38
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 39

1st January 1996
1995/3104

sections 40 and 41
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 47
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 49 to 51
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 56 to 61
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 62 to 66
(partially)
4th December 1995
1995/3104

1st January 1996
1995/3104

sections 67 to 69
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 73
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 74(2), (3) and (5)(b)
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 75 to 77
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 78(1) to (3) and (5)

1st August 1996
1996/1412

section 78(6)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

1st August 1996
1996/1412

section 78(7)

1st August 1996
1996/1412

section 78(8)
(partially)
1st August 1996
1996/1412

section 81(1)(c), (2) and (3)(f)(i)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 82(1)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 83(2) and (3)(a)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 84(1)(b), (2) and (3)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 85(3)(a)

1st August 1996
1996/1412

section 86
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

sections 87 to 89
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 90

2nd October 1995
1995/2548

sections 91 to 95
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 96(2) and (5)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 116(1)

16th July 1996
1995/1853

section 117
(partially)
4th December 1995
1995/3104

(partially)
1st January 1996
1995/3104

section 118
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 119

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 120

4th December 1995
1995/3104

1st January 1996
1995/3104

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 121

4th December 1995
1995/3104

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 122
(partially)
1st January 1996
1995/3104

section 123(3)

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 124

4th December 1995
1995/3104

1st January 1996
1995/3104

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 125
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 136
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 137
(partially)
13th March 1996
1996/778

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 138
(partially)
13th April 1996
1996/778

section 139
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 140(1)
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 140(2)

13th March 1996
1996/778

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 141
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

sections 142 to 144

13th March 1996
1996/778

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 146

13th March 1996
1996/778

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 148

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 149
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/778

sections 152 to 154
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

section 155
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 156

2nd October 1995
1995/2548

section 157(2)
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 158
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 160
(partially)
1st June 1996
1996/1412

section 166
(partially)
27th June 1996
1996/1675

1st August 1996
1996/1675

section 167
(partially)
15th July 1996
1996/1843

19th August 1996
1996/1843

section 169

2nd October 1995
1995/2548

section 172

2nd October 1995
1995/2548

section 173
(partially)
2nd October 1995
1995/2548

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 174

4th December 1995
1995/3104

1st January 1996
1995/3104

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 175

2nd October 1995
1995/2548

4th December 1995
1995/3104

1st January 1996
1995/3104

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 176

6th April 1996
1996/778

section 177
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

Schedule 1
paragraphs 1 to 12, 14 to 17, 19 and 20
1st April 1996
1996/778

Schedule 1
paragraph 13
1st June 1996
1996/1412

Schedule 2
paragraphs 1 to 11, 13, 14(1) to (4), 16, 17, 18(a) and (b), 19 and 20
1st August 1996
1996/1412

Schedule 3
(partially)
1st January 1996
1995/3104

Schedule 5
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778

Schedule 6
paragraph 1
2nd October 1995
1995/2548

paragraphs 4, 5 and 6(c) and (e)
6th April 1996
1996/778

paragraph 9
6th April 1996
1996/778

Schedule 7 Part III
(partially)
6th April 1996
1996/778


(1)
1995 c. 26.
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