S.I. No. 52/2020 - Occupational Pension Schemes (Revaluation) Regulations, 2020


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 21st February, 2020.

I, REGINA DOHERTY T.D., Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection (as adapted by the Social Protection (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 366 of 2017)), in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 5 and 33 (as amended by section 23 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2012 (No. 12 of 2012)) of the Pensions Act 1990 (No. 25 of 1990), and having consulted with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Occupational Pension Schemes (Revaluation) Regulations, 2020.

Rate of Revaluation of Preserved Benefit

2. In accordance with Section 33 of the Pensions Act, there shall be a 0.9% revaluation of preserved pension benefits for 2019.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

17 February, 2020.

REGINA DOHERTY,

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Regulations provide for changes in the percentage by which the amount of a preserved benefit is to be increased or decreased in a specified year.

There shall be a 0.9% revaluation of preserved benefits under section 33 of the Pensions Act, 1990 , for 2019.