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First, he is entitled to add you as a beneficiary. The point about repayment depends on whether there has been an open pension loan - which happens. If so, his vested interest is reduced by that loan, and he would need to repay. Can also collect on policy to the extent of available funds.
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You are entitled to full pension to the extent in the account.
You are entitled to it whether named beneficiary or not, but best to be formally added on it, or otherwise provided in will.
Is that clearer?
From what you mentioned, the pension was not included and therefore not subject to divorce or any obligation. Therefore would be payable as he indicates.
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