Updated to 5 September 2019 (Act No. 33 of 2018 and S.I. No. 448 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1, 2 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
S. 3 in so far as it inserts Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 124(2) 18 December 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 3 (in so far as it relates to the insertion of Section 124(2) into the Pensions Act, 1990)) (Commencement) Order 2003) (S.I. No. 739 of 2003), art. 2
S. 3 in so far as it inserts Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 121(1), (2), (7)-(10), 123, 124(1), 125 15 September 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 3 (in so far as it relates to the insertion of Sections 121 (except in so far as that section is already in operation), 123, 124(1) and 125 into the Pensions Act, 1990)) (Commencement) Order 2003) (S.I. No. 389 of 2003), art. 2
S. 3 in so far as it inserts Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 125 31 July 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 125) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 359 of 2003), art. 2
S. 3 in so far as it inserts Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 121(3)-(6) 14 February 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Sections 121(3), (4), (5) and (6)) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 78 of 2003), art. 2
S. 3 in so far as it inserts Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), ss. 91-120 7 November 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 3 (in so far as it relates to the insertion of sections 91 to 120 into the Pensions Act, 1990) and sections 4, 7, 13, 14, 38, 56 and 57 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 502 of 2002), art. 2
S. 4 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(3)
S. 5 in so far as it inserts Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), ss. 131-145 2 September 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 5 (except in so far as that section is already in operation) and sections 8 and 58) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 398 of 2003), art. 2
S. 5 in so far as it inserts Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), ss. 126-130, 146, 147 28 April 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 5, in so far as that section inserts sections 126 to 130, 146 and 147 of Part XI into the Pensions Act 1990) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 119 of 2003), art. 2
S. 6 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
S. 7 7 November 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 3 (in so far as it relates to the insertion of sections 91 to 120 into the Pensions Act, 1990) and sections 4, 7, 13, 14, 38, 56 and 57 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 502 of 2002), art. 2
S. 8 2 September 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 5 (except in so far as that section is already in operation) and sections 8 and 58) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 398 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 9-12 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
Ss. 13, 14 7 November 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 3 (in so far as it relates to the insertion of sections 91 to 120 into the Pensions Act, 1990) and sections 4, 7, 13, 14, 38, 56 and 57 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 502 of 2002), art. 2
Ss. 15-28 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
S. 29 1 July 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Sections 29 and 37) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 128 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 30-36 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
S. 37 1 July 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Sections 29 and 37) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 128 of 2003), art. 2
S. 38 7 November 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 3 (in so far as it relates to the insertion of sections 91 to 120 into the Pensions Act, 1990) and sections 4, 7, 13, 14, 38, 56 and 57 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 502 of 2002), art. 2
S. 40 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
S. 41 1 January 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Certain Sections) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 609 of 2002), art. 2
S. 42 in so far as it relates to Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 59(2) 23 September 2005 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 42) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 590 of 2005), art. 2
S. 42 in so far as it relates to Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 59(1) 1 January 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Certain Sections) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 609 of 2002), art. 2
S. 43 31 December 2007 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 43) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 843 of 2007)
S. 44 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
Ss. 45-49 28 March 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Sections 45 to 49) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 120 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 50-55 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2
Ss. 56, 57 7 November 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 3 (in so far as it relates to the insertion of sections 91 to 120 into the Pensions Act, 1990) and sections 4, 7, 13, 14, 38, 56 and 57 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 502 of 2002), art. 2
S. 58 2 September 2003 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Section 5 (except in so far as that section is already in operation) and sections 8 and 58) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 398 of 2003), art. 2
S. 59 1 June 2002 Pensions (Amendment) Act 2002 (Part 1 and Sections 6, 9 to 12, 15 to 28, 30 to 36, 40, 44, 50 to 55 and 59) (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 276 of 2002), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
References to the Financial Services Ombudsman, the Deputy Financial Services Ombudsman or the Pensions Ombudsman shall, on and after the establishment day, be construed as Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman 22/2017, s. 29(3)
S. 5 references to "the Office of the Pensions Ombudsman" to be construed as "the Office of the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman" 22/2017, s. 29
Constr. refs. “Pensions Board” 25/1990, s. 9A (see
  20/2013, ss. 1(5), 26)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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