Clause 4 - Automatic re-enrolment where employer interrupts scheme membership
Pensions Bill [Lords]
10:30 am

Amendments made: 2, in clause 4, page 4, line 11, leave out ‘for subsection (4)’ and insert ‘after subsection (1) insert—

“(1A) This section also applies to a jobholder who—

(a) is aged at least 22,

(b) has not reached pensionable age, and

(c) is not an active member of a qualifying scheme because there has been a period beginning at any time after the jobholder’s automatic enrolment date during which the requirements of section 1(1)(a) or (c) were not met (so that the person was not a jobholder for that period).

(1B) This section also applies to a jobholder who has ceased to be an active member of a qualifying scheme because of something other than an action or omission by the jobholder.”

( ) For subsection (4) of that section’.

Amendment 3, in clause 4, page 4, line 19, at end insert—

‘( ) In subsection (8) of that section omit “, after the automatic enrolment date,”’.

Amendment 4, in clause 4, page 4, leave out line 21 and insert

‘(4)—

(a) in paragraph (a) omit “at any time after the jobholder’s automatic enrolment date,”;

(b) in that paragraph omit “or a qualifying scheme of which the jobholder is an active member ceases to be such a scheme”;

(c) in paragraph (b) omit “or the employer”;

(d) in paragraph (c) for “time” substitute “event”.’.

Amendment 5, in clause 4, page 4, line 22, leave out from ‘(inducements)’ to end of line 23 and insert—

‘(a) in subsection (1)(a) for “within the period prescribed under section 2(3)” substitute “with effect from—

(i) the day after the membership is given up, or

(ii) a day within the prescribed period (if a period is prescribed)”;

(b) in subsection (1)(b) for “within the period prescribed under section 2(3)” substitute “with effect from—

(i) the day on which the jobholder became an active member of the scheme to which the notice relates, or

(ii) a day within the prescribed period (if a period is prescribed)”.’.—(Steve Webb.)

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