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occupational pension scheme

    (as specified in article 3(1) of the Regulated Activities Order (Interpretation)) any scheme or arrangement which is comprised in one or more instruments or agreements and which has, or is capable of having, effect in relation to one or more descriptions or categories of employment so as to provide benefits, in the form of pensions or otherwise, payable on termination of service, or on death or retirement, to or in respect of earners with a qualifying service in an employment of any such description or category.4