New Clause 4 - Power to exempt certain cross-border employment from enrolment duty

Part of Pensions Bill [Lords ] – in a Public Bill Committee at 6:15 pm on 12th July 2011.

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‘In Part 7 of the Pensions Act 2004 (cross-border activities within European Union) after section 292 insert—

“292A   Exemption from enrolment duty under Part 1 of Pensions Act 2008

Regulations may provide for section 2(1), 3(2), 5(2), 7(3), 9(2) or 54 of the Pensions Act 2008 (employer’s obligations regarding membership of a qualifying scheme) not to apply in relation to a person’s employment of—

(a) an individual in relation to whom the person is a European employer, or

(b) someone whom the person reasonably believes to be such an individual.”’.—(Steve Webb.)