High Court rules no limitation period on recovering pension overpayments

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High Court rules no limitation period on recovering pension overpayments

The High Court has ruled that there is no statutory limitation period in which to recover pension overpayments under a defined benefit (DB) scheme, as long as this is by adjusting future payments.

However, recovering such payments cannot be as simple as seeking determination by The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO), but that this determination would then need to be enforced by a County Court, the court ruled...

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