This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 April 2006, amend the Social Security (Alternative Arrangement for Overseas Pensions) Regulations 1996 (
“the principal regulations”) by—
•adding the States of Jersey and the States of Guernsey to the list of countries from which overseas pensioners can receive pensions under alternative arrangements set out in the principal regulations:
•removing the restriction that prevented an overseas pensioner from having an alternative arrangement in respect of more than 1 of the listed countries.
An overseas pensioner is permitted to have 1 special bank account in respect of each listed country’s overseas pension or pensions that the pensioner receives from the competent authority of that listed country.