500. Third party notices.

Where the Pensions Regulator1 is of the opinion that:

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    (1)     a person: (a) is contravening one or more provisions of the pensions legislation2; or (b) has contravened one or more of those provisions in circumstances that make it likely that the contravention will continue or be repeated;

  2.  

    (2)     the contravention is or was, wholly or partly, a result of a failure of another person ('the third party') to do any thing; and

  3.  

    (3)     that failure is not itself a contravention of the pensions legislation,

the Regulator may issue a notice (a 'third party notice') directing the third party to take,