Pensions Act 2004, various sections come into force

Implementation date: 18 November 2004

Sections coming into force on this date include section 234, which give the Secretary of State and the Northern Ireland Department the power to take action for the purpose of promoting or facilitating financial planning for retirement, and section 317, which provides that the Secretary of State must consult with such persons as he considers appropriate before making any regulations under this Act. The Act and the explanatory notes and the Order bringing these sections into force can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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