Current status of progress of the new Pensions Act

Three years after the pension agreement, the time has almost come. The Future of Pensions Act (Wtp) is expected to enter into force on 1 January 2023. With nine months to go, we’ve listed the timelines for you.

Bill presented to Lower House
On 30 March, Minister Schouten presented the details of the Future of Pensions Act to the House of Representatives, thereby initiating the political debate of the law. Secondary legislation will follow.

Draft decisions to follow after the summer break
The minister expects to present the draft decisions to the House of Representatives and the Senate after the summer recess, in order to adopt the law in the last quarter of this year. The law will then enter into force after publication in the Government Gazette.

Will the minister meet the deadlines?
Whether the law will be adopted within the envisaged timeframe depends on the members of the House of Representatives and the Senate. It remains to be seen what the future will bring. What is certain is that the timelines are tight.