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Pension Schemes Bill

Bill Number: Bill 54/11-16

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Social Development 

The Pension Schemes Bill is:

A Bill to make provision about pension schemes, including provision designed to encourage arrangements that offer people different levels of certainty in retirement or that involve different ways of sharing or pooling risk.

                                                         Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
First Stage 22 June 2015

Bill as Introduced (PDF) (HTM)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (PDF) (HTM)

Official Report - 22 June 2015

Second Stage 30 June 2015 Official Report - 30 June 2015
Committee Stage  N/A Official Report - 30 June 2015
Consideration Stage 16 November 2015 Official Report - 16 November 2015
Further Consideration Stage 23 November 2015 Official Report - 23 November 2015
Final Stage 24 November 2015 Official Report - 24 November 2015
Royal Assent 15 January 2016 Pension Schemes Act

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