509. Consequences of freezing order.

If a freezing order is made in relation to a scheme1, any action taken in contravention of the order is void except to the extent that the action is validated by an order2 of the Pensions Regulator3. A freezing order in relation to a scheme does not prevent any increase in a benefit which is an increase which would otherwise accrue in accordance with the scheme or any enactment during the period for which the order has effect, unless the order contains a direction to the contrary4. A freezing order in relation to a scheme does not prevent the