208. Membership to be voluntary.

(2)     General Provisions applying to both Personal and Occupational Pension Schemes

208.     Membership to be voluntary.

Subject to prescribed exceptions, membership of a personal or an occupational pension scheme is to be voluntary and any term of a contract of service1 or any rule of a personal or occupational pension scheme to the effect that an employed earner2 must be a member of a particular occupational pension scheme or one or other of a number of particular occupational pension schemes, is void3. This rule does not apply, however, during any period when that scheme