Pensions


Main Legislation | Subsidiary Legislation | Related Legislation


The Retirement Pensions Act (“the Act”) (Chapter 514 of the Laws of Malta) came into force on the 1st January 2015. The new Regulations and Pension Rules also came into force on the 1st January 2015.

A new set of Regulations and Pensions Rules have been issued under the Act to supplement the legal framework for the licensing and regulation of Retirement Schemes (both Occupational and Personal), Retirement Funds and Service Providers related thereto, as well as for the requirement of recognition for persons carrying on back-office administrative services.



Main Legislation - Retirement Pensions Act
Retirement Pensions Act Cap. 514 
 


Subsidiary Legislation - Retirement Pensions Act
L.N. 4 of 2015 – Retirement Pensions Act, 2011 – (Act No. XVI of 2011) – Commencement Notice
L.N. 5 of 2015 - Retirement Pensions (Transitional Provisions) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 6 of 2015 – Retirement Pensions Act (Exemption) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 7 of 2015 – Retirement Pensions (Control of Assets) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 8 of 2015 – Retirement Pensions (Defined Benefit Retirement Schemes) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 9 of 2015 – Retirement Pensions (European Passport Rights for Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 10 of 2015 – Retirement Pensions (Fees) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 11 of 2015 – Investment Services Act (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 12 of 2015 – Companies Act (Investment Companies with Variable Share Capital as Retirement Schemes or Retirement Funds) Regulations, 2015
L.N. 13 of 2015 – Over-Reliance on Credit Rating Regulations, 2015
L.N. 35 of 2015 - Company Service Providers Act, 2013 (Act No. XX of 2013) - Commencement Notice 

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Related Legislation
Malta Financial Services Authority Act Cap. 330
Investment Services Act Cap. 370
Prevention of Money Laundering Act Cap. 373
Prevention of Financial Markets Abuse Act Cap. 476
Professional Secrecy Act Cap. 377
S.L. 330.07 Distance Selling (Retail Financial Services) Regulations
 

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Special Funds (Regulation) Act - Repealed
Special Funds (Regulation) Act Cap. 450
Summary of the Special Funds (Regulation) Act
 


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Subsidiary Legislation - Special Funds (Regulation) Act - Repealed
S.L. 450.01 Special Funds (Registration of Retirement Fund Custodians) Regulations
S.L. 450.02 Special Funds (Control of Assets) Regulations
S.L. 450.04 Special Funds (Regulation) Act (European Passport Rights for Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision) Regulations
S.L. 450.05 Special Funds (Regulation) Act (Exemption) Regulations
S.L. 450.06 Special Funds (Regulation) Act (Retirement Schemes Exemption) Regulations
L.N. 64 of 2014 Special Funds (Regulation) Act Special Funds (Fees) Regulations
L.N. 3 of 2015 Special Funds (Revocation) Regulations, 2015

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