South Africa still open for Rops
Removal of the last recognised overseas pension scheme from UK list has not closed the door. The latest edition of the UK Government's recognised overseas pension scheme (Rops) list saw the removal of the last South African Rops, prompting concern that the country had lost its right to accept such pension transfers.
When the list was updated on 15 October, the final scheme (ABSA Group Pension Fund) had been removed, taking the number of South African Rops to zero.
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