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Name: Employment Pension Plans Act (Chapter E-8.1 2012).
Country: Canada
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012
Entry into force:
ISN: CAN-2012-L-105743
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Queen's Printer, Alberta, Canada PDF of Act current as of September 1, 2014 PDF of Act current as of September 1, 2014 (consulted on 2017-12-21)
Abstract/Citation: The Employment Pension Plans Act establishes minimum standards which apply to Alberta members who participate in a registered pension plan, primarily in the private sector. The Act governs the establishment and ongoing administration of a registered pension plan; eligibility, enrolment, and minimum benefit entitlements for members; funding and investment of plan assets; disclosure of information to plan members; and rules on individual member termination or of the pension plan as a whole. The Act also includes rules related to locked-in accounts as well as outlining the regulatory and enforcement powers of the Superintendent of Pensions.
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