5.6 Drawdown for children – transitional protection
5.6.1 When the pension may be paid
Special note should be made of pensions payable from a registered pension scheme to children of the member and which started before 6 April 2006. There are two sets of circumstances where a dependants’ pension may be payable although it would not usually be allowed under the new rules.
The first set of circumstances provides that pensions may continue:
•if the child is still in full-time education or undertaking vocational training; or