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Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority

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Date: 1997-2005
History: Established by the Pensions Act 1995 and became fully operational on 6 April 1997. OPRA's main task was to ensure compliance with relevant occupational pensions legislation, and also had responsibility for the Pension Schemes Registry. OPRA was dissolved under the Pensions Act 2004, with effect from 5 April 2005. Under the provisions of the Act, the Pensions Regulator inherited OPRA's assets and liabilities as well as residual duties and powers, as well as granting new powers and responsibilities.
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central)
References: CCB, 7th ed; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C276254
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1997-2005: Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority: Board papers and minutes.
1997-2020: Records created or inherited by The Pensions Regulator
The National Archives, Kew
1955-1997: Records of the Occupational Pensions Board
The National Archives, Kew