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Pension Funds Amendment Act, No. 94 of 1997
To amend the Pension Funds Act, 1956, in relation to the payment of contributions to pension funds and the payment of benefits or rights to benefits from one pension fund to another in certain circumstances, and to provide for the levying of interest on certain payments that are received late; to prohibit a pension fund from investing in or lending to the business of its members’ employer any assets of that fund in excess of five per cent of its total assets or a greater percentage allowed by the registrar but not exceeding 10 per cent of its total assets, and to extend that prohibition to any subsidiary or holding company of such an employer that is a company; to extend the provisions governing the procedure applicable to the voluntary dissolution of a pension fund upon its total termination, to the case where a pension fund is partially terminated due to a participating employer’s withdrawal from the fund, and, in appropriate cases and subject to prescribed conditions, to empower the registrar of pension funds to exempt pension funds from the provisions of section 28(6) and (7) and provide for the registrar to authorize the liquidator of a pension fund to make provisional payments to members and beneficiaries before completion of the liquidation; to make provision for the remuneration of the liquidator of a pension fund; to repeal section 19 of the Financial Institutions Amendment Act, 1992; and to provide for incidental matters.
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