Pensions Bill - Marshalled List of Amendments Consideration Stage Tuesday 24 March 2015

Amendments tabled up to 9.30am Thursday, 19 March 2015 and selected for debate

The Bill will be considered in the following order-

Clauses, Schedules and Long Title

Amendment 1

Clause 33, Page 17, Line 16

Leave out ‘section 89(1A)’ and insert ‘section 96D’

Amendment 2

Schedule 12, Page 55, Line 27

At end insert -

‘The Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

43A. In section 97 of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 (benefit cap), in subsection (8), before paragraph (a) insert⁠—

       “(za)  state pension under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;”.’

Amendment 3

Schedule 17, Page 84, Line 26

Leave out ‘applicable rules’ and insert ‘scheme rules’

Amendment 4

Schedule 17, Page 84, Line 37

Leave out sub-paragraph (6) and insert -

‘(6) In sub-paragraph (4)⁠—

      (a)  the reference to “scheme rules” is to be read in accordance with section 96B of the Pension Schemes Act;

      (b)  “benefits” means⁠—

       (i)  money purchase benefits other than money purchase benefits of a prescribed description, or

      (ii)  benefits of a prescribed description.’

Amendment 5

Schedule 17, Page 91, Line 3

At end insert -

‘(2A) In section 96B(2) (meaning of “scheme rules”: occupational pension schemes)⁠—

      (a)  in paragraph (a), after sub-paragraph (x) insert⁠—

   “(xi)  regulations made under Schedule 17 to the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015.”;

      (b)  in paragraph (b), after sub-paragraph (vii) insert⁠—

“(viii)  regulations made under paragraph 16 of Schedule 17 to the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015.”.’

Amendment 6

Schedule 18, Page 94, Line 11

At end insert -

‘(2A) In section 96B(2) (meaning of “scheme rules”: occupational pension schemes)⁠—

      (a)  in paragraph (a), after sub-paragraph (xi) (inserted by Schedule 17) insert⁠—

  “(xii)  regulations made under Schedule 18 to the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015.”;

      (b)  in paragraph (b), after sub-paragraph (viii) (inserted by Schedule 17) insert⁠—

   “(ix)  regulations made under paragraph 6 of Schedule 18 to the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015.”.’

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