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6 1998



Amendment of section 54 of Pensions Act, 1990

Amendment of section 54 of Pensions Act, 1990 .

28. —Section 54 (as amended by section 20 of the Pensions (Amendment) Act, 1996 ) of the Pensions Act, 1990 , is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution for subsections (1), (2) and (3) of the following subsection:

“(1) The trustees of a scheme shall furnish such information to such persons in such circumstances and within such time limits as may be prescribed in relation to the following, that is to say—

(a) the constitution of the scheme,

(b) the administration and finances of the scheme,

(c) the rights and obligations that arise or may arise under the scheme, and

(d) such other matters as may be prescribed which appear to the Minister to be relevant to schemes in general or to schemes of a particular description to which the scheme belongs.”,

(b) the insertion in subsection (4) of the following paragraph after paragraph (b):

“(c) the Board may by notice in writing request an employer to whom a scheme relates or the trustees of a scheme to furnish the Board with such information and within such time limits as the Board may specify in relation to the matters described in subsection (1) and the employer or the trustees shall comply with any such request.”,


(c) the deletion in subsection (5) of “or regulations under subsection (3)”.