The Pensions Authority

About The Pensions Authority

The Pensions Authority (the Authority) is a statutory body set up under the Pensions Act, 1990 as amended (the Act). The Authority regulates occupational pension schemes; trust RACs and Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs) in Ireland. The Pensions Authority’s mission is to:

  1. foster public confidence in pensions by regulating pension schemes and PRSAs effectively and efficiently.
  2. support pension scheme trustees and the public through providing guidance and information.
  3. provide expert advice to the Minister for Social Protection to help inform policy development.

The Authority supervises 160,000 occupational pension schemes with over 900,000 private and public sector pension scheme members and 230,000 Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs) contributors: together these comprise over €100 billion of retirement savings.

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