Consultation on the Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) Bill

Consultation opened on 18 September 2023. Closing date 11 December 2023.

Summary

The Department for Communities is consulting on a draft Equality Impact Assessment in respect of the Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) Bill. The proposed Bill would amend the Pensions (No.2) Act (NI) 2008 (“the Act”) so as to provide regulation making powers to the Department for Communities to lower the age at which qualifying workers are automatically enrolled into a workplace pension and reduce or abolish the Lower Earnings Limit of the qualifying earnings band contained in the Act.

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Consultation description

The Department welcomes comment on any aspects of this document. Interested parties are encouraged to make responses by 11 December 2023.

The public consultation on the draft EQIA has closed.  The completed EQIA which will include the outcomes of the consultation, will be published upon the restoration of the NI Assembly and Executive.

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