Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1992

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1992/129

1992No. 129

FIRE SERVICES

SUPERANNUATION

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1992

28thJanuary1992

7thFebruary1992

1stMarch1992

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 26 of the Fire Services Act 1947 ( a) and section 8 of the Fire Services Act 1959 ( b) I hereby, with the approval of the Treasury ( c) and after consultation with the Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council and the Scottish Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council, make the following Order:

1. This Order may be cited as the Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1992 and shall come into force on 1st March 1992.

2.-(1) The Orders specified in Schedule 1 are revoked to the extent specified.

(2) The Scheme set out in Schedule 2 is brought into operation.

Kenneth Baker

Home Office

9th January 1992

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

We approve

Thomas Sackville

Nicholas Baker

28th January 1992

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

(a) 1947 c.41; section 26 was amended and extended by the Fire Services Act 1951 (c.27), section 1; by the Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Protection of Civil Interests) Act 1951 (c.55), section 42; and by the Superannuation Act 1972 (c.11), sections 12 and 16.

(b) 1959 c.44.

(c) See S.I. 1981/1670.

SCHEDULE 1

Article 2(1)

REVOCATIONS

PART I

REVOCATIONS

orders not previously revoked

Extent

Orders revoked

References

of revocation

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1973

S.I. 1973/966

The whole Order.

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1973

S.I. 1973/1814

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1974

S.I. 1974/1797

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1975

S.I. 1975/1717

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1976

S.I. 1976/1273

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1976

S.I. 1976/1708

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1977

S.I. 1977/1704

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1978

S.I. 1978/1228

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No.2) Order 1978

S.I.1978/1349

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 1978

S.I. 1978/1577

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1979

S.I. 1979/407

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1979

S.I. 1979/855

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 1979

S.I. 1979/1286

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (War Service) Order 1979

S.I. 1979/1360

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1980

S.I. 1980/273

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1980

S.I. 1980/1587

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 1980

S.I. 1980/1615

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1982

S.I. 1982/114

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1983

S.I. 1983/614

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1983

S.I. 1983/1409

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1985

S.I. 1985/318

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (War Service) (Transferees) Order 1986

S.I. 1986/1663

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1987

S.I. 1987/1302

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1989

S.I. 1989/731

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1989

S.I. 1989/732

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1990

S.I. 1990/1841

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1991

S.I. 1991/1097

PART II

orders previously revoked subject to savings

Extent

Orders revoked

References

of revocation

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1948

S.I. 1948/604

The whole Order, so far as still having effect.

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1948

S.I. 1948/1094

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1949

S.I. 1949/396

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1949

S.I. 1949/1469

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 3) Order 1949

S.I. 1949/2160

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1950

S.I. 1950/467

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1951

S.I. 1951/158

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1951

S.I. 1951/1111

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 3) Order 1951

S.I. 1951/1584

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1952

S.I. 1952/944

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1952

S.I. 1952/1447

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 3) Order 1952

S.I. 1952/2166

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1953

S.I. 1953/1385

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1954

S.I. 1954/1365

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1954

S.I. 1954/1663

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1955

S.I. 1955/1571

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1956

S.I. 1956/1022

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1956

S.I. 1956/2014

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1958

S.I. 1958/370

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1959

S.I. 1959/802

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1959

S.I. 1959/1495

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1960

S.I. 1960/1848

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (No. 2) Order 1960

S.I. 1960/2385

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1962

S.I. 1962/729

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1963

S.I. 1963/2073

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1964

S.I. 1964/1148

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1965

S.I. 1965/604

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1965

S.I. 1965/1905

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1966

S.I. 1966/1045

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1966

S.I. 1966/1142

SCHEDULE 1-PART II

Extent

Orders revoked

References

of revocation

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1967

S.I. 1967/1230

The whole Order, so far as still having effect.

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1968

S.I. 1968/157

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1968

S.I. 1968/397

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1969

S.I. 1969/1001

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1970

S.I. 1970/250

The Firemen's Pension Scheme Order 1971

S.I. 1971/145

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1971

S.I. 1971/1329

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1971

S.I. 1971/1468

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order 1972

S.I. 1972/522

The Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1972

S.I. 1972/1643

SCHEDULE 2

Article 2(2)

THE FIREMEN'S PENSION SCHEME 1992

ARRANGEMENT ARRANGEMENT OF RULES

PART A

General provisions and retirement

A1. Citation and commencement

A2. Interpretation

A3. Exclusive application to regular firefighters

A4. Application to temporary employment connected with fire services

A5. Application to permanent employment as instructor

A6. No application to auxiliary firefighter

A7. Reckoning of service for purposes of awards

A8. Aggregate pension contributions for purposes of awards

A9. Qualifying injury

A10. Disablement

A11. Death or infirmity resulting from injury

A12. Relevant service in the armed forces

A13. Compulsory retirement on account of age

A14. Compulsory retirement on grounds of efficiency of brigade

A15. Compulsory retirement on grounds of disablement

A16. Effective date of retirement

PART B

Personal awards

B1. Ordinary pension

B2. Short service award

B3. Ill-health award

B4. Injury award

B5. Deferred pension

B6. Repayment of aggregate pension contributions

B7. Commutation-general provision

B8. Commutation-small pensions

B9. Allocation Limitation of commuted or allocated portion of pension

PART C

Awards on death-spouses

C1. Spouse's ordinary pension

C2. Spouse's special award

C3. Spouse's augmented award

C4. Spouse's accrued pension

C5. Limitation on award to widow with reference to date of marriage

C6. Widow's requisite benefit and temporary pension

C7. Spouse's award where no other award payable

C8. Limitation where spouses living apart

C9. Effect of remarriage

PART D

Awards on death-children

D1. Child's ordinary allowance

D2. Child's special allowance

D3. Child's special gratuity

D4. Child's accrued allowance

D5. Child's allowance or special gratuity-limitations

PART E

Awards on death-additional provisions

E1. Lump sum death grant

E2. Adult dependent relative's special pension

E3. Dependent relative's gratuity

E4. Payment of balance of contributions to estate

E5. Gratuity in lieu of surviving spouse's pension

E6. Gratuity in lieu of child's allowance

E7. Limitation on discretion to commute pension or allowance for gratuity

E8. Increase of pensions and allowances during first 13 weeks

E9. Flat-rate awards

PART F

Pensionable service and transfer values

F1. Reckoning of and certificates as to pensionable service

F2. Current service

F3. Previous service reckonable without payment

F4. Previous service reckonable on payment

F5. Period during which injury pension was payable

F6. War service

F7. Receipt of transfer value

F8. Transfer payments between fire authorities

F9. Payment of transfer values

PART G

Pensionable pay and contributions

G1. Pensionable pay and average pensionable pay

G2. Pension contributions

G3. Election not to pay pension contributions

G4. Continued payment of additional and further contributions

G5. Purchase of increased benefits

G6. Election to purchase increased benefits

G7. Payment of periodical contributions for increased benefits

G8. Effect of payment for increased benefits

PART H

Determination of questions and appeals

H1. Determination by fire authority

H2. Appeal to medical referee

H3. Appeal to Crown Court or Sheriff

PART I

Servicemen

I1. Preliminary

I2. Awards to servicemen

I3. Awards on death of servicemen

I4. Servicemen who resume service as regular firefighters

I5. Servicemen who do not resume service in their former brigade

I6. Pensionable service

I7. Pension contributions

PART J

Special cases

J1. Guaranteed minimum pensions

J2. Revaluation of guaranteed minimum

J3. Whole-time member of brigade who is not a regular firefighter

J4. Part-time member of brigade

J5. Members of brigades other than regular firefighters-supplementary

J6. Other special cases

PART K

Revision and withdrawal of awards

K1. Cancellation of ill-health and injury pensions

K2. Reassessment...

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