353. Promoting and facilitating financial planning for retirement.

The Secretary of State and the Northern Ireland Department1 may take action for the purpose of promoting or facilitating financial planning for retirement2. The action may in particular include the provision of facilities for the purpose of enabling or assisting an individual or a person authorised by him: (1) to estimate the financial resources the individual is likely to need after his retirement; (2) to estimate the financial resources that are likely to be available to the individual after his retirement, from pensions and other sources; (3) to ascertain what action might be taken with a view to increasing