579. Admission of new members, payment of contributions etc.

579.     Admission of new members, payment of contributions etc.

The following provisions1 apply where there is an assessment period2 in relation to an eligible scheme3. No new members4 of any class may be admitted to the scheme during the assessment period5. Except in prescribed circumstances and subject to prescribed conditions, no further contributions (other than those due to be paid before the beginning of the assessment period) may be paid towards the scheme during the assessment period6. No benefits may accrue under the scheme rules to, or in respect of,