All views published here are our own. (1) Where, in respect of service as a regular policeman... Pension modifications connected with state graduated retirement benefit. %%EOF (1) Where a regular policeman undertakes to pay a sum... 2.If, before he has discharged his liability under the undertaking,... 3.If, before he has discharged his liability under the undertaking,... Part II Transfers and Current Interchange Arrangements, Section 1— Transfer value payable by police authority under Regulation F8 or F9. Without it you will experience limited functionality. It can do this up until you would have had 25 years service or reached your compulsory retirement age. Refer to your pension scheme handbook for full details. for purposes of awards, 2.Periods to be computed in completed years, 3.Periods to be computed in completed half-years, Policeman with service or employment both before, and on or after, 6th April 1978, 4.Application of Regulation F4 or F5 to policeman who has relinquished deferred pension under paragraph 8 of Part I of this Schedule, Policeman suspended before 15th February 1971, 5.Pensionable service—period of suspension not reckonable, 6.Pensionable service—added years in case of chief constable displaced under Police Act 1946 or corresponding Scottish enactments, Policeman who became such before 1st April 1987, 7.Calculation of pensionable service reckonable under Regulation F6, Policeman who last became such before 6th April 1978, 1.Transfer value payable between police authorities, Person who ceased to be a member of a police force before 1st April 1977, 2.ransfer value in respect of person who ceased to be a member of a police force before 1st April 1977, 3.Transfer value in respect of policeman who ceased to serve before 24th January 1975. 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(1) Where a person in receipt of the secured portion... Part VIII Reduction of Pension Related to Up-Rating of Widow’s Pension. 1. Process Hampshire Constabulary must select a duly qualified medical practitioner and ask them whether you are disabled and if it's likely to be permanent. 4. 2. Those Regulations are revoked by the Police Pensions (Supplementary Provisions) Regulations 1987 (S.I. Police pension scheme 1987: commutation on retirement Regulations around taking a portion of your pension as a lump sum. The arrangements under the Police Pension Scheme 19871(abbreviated to PPS1987 in this guide) offer a range of benefits that will provide financial security both in the time up to retirement and beyond. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. 3. 9. They would expect you to have exhausted all avenues of appropriate treatment if it would improve your condition before ill-health retirement is considered. However you may see a reduction of any ill-health pension award (by up to a half), if you substantially contributed to your permanent disablement. Dependent children under the age of 23 may qualify for a pension. Ill-health pensions are taxed at the normal HMRC rate. 1987/256), which also provide for the present Regulations to come into force on 1st April 1987 and contain transitional provisions. This will affect the actual value of your annual ill-health pension. 4. The main terms of this scheme are: 0���� �Pa�������Hs�(8��~3f�b���ŝzm�%�l{ ���f�``zĠ�(�8�ݏ� ��,�Ni` 3��&,���Þ!8,κ H�3����(c�0 5'v� All public comments in response to blogs are the responsibility of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IODPA. Ideally you should also ensure you have your conditions or illnesses diagnosed and confirmed in writing by a consultant in the relevant field. For the purposes of ill-health retirement, it doesn’t matter whether the injury is mental or physical, or whether it occurred as a result of you being a police officer or not. 2. If it is determined that your disability has ceased, the police authority can offer you an opportunity to re-join the force at the rank you previously held. Due to the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus, we are now only dealing with urgent calls. IODPA do not give legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding ill-health retirement, then please drop us a line and we’ll do our best to answer you. Police Pension Scheme 1987 (PPS 1987) Your pension may be paid if you leave service due to ill health or disability. There are no national forms for requesting ill-health retirement, or statutory time scales, but we would like think that all forces do take all such applications seriously and deal with them expeditiously. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a Document and data tables set out the commutation factors for the 1987 police pension scheme (England and Wales), which are set by the Government Actuary’s Department and are used in calculating lump sums. 10. Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. endstream endobj 1807 0 obj <. h�b```�,�� �� 1806 0 obj <> endobj Regulations around taking a portion of your pension as a lump sum. Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. The SMP will be asked to answer the following questions –. The 1987 scheme pension comes into payment at age 50 but pension increases are not payable until 55. The maximum pension you could receive is 40/60 of final pay, and the service cannot be more than you would have had by your compulsory retirement age. • Police Pension Scheme 1987 (PPS 1987) • New Police Pension Scheme 2006 (NPPS 2006) • Police Pension Scheme 2015 (CARE 2015 Scheme) These schemes are all defined benefits schemes, but the benefits from the first two are based on the member’s final salary, whereas the CARE 2015 Scheme is a Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) scheme. The value of your pension will depend on a number of factors including which police pension scheme you joined and retired under (which can be different), the length of your pensionable service, your annual salary, and if retiring under the NPPS 2006 or PPS 2015, whether you were granted a lower or upper tier award. Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. 1.Subject to Regulation K1(5) (termination of unsecured portion of ill-health... 2.Where the policeman has less than 5 years' pensionable service,... 3.Where the policeman has 5 or more years', but not... 4.Where the policeman has more than 10 years' pensionable service,... 5.In the case of a policeman who, had he continued... Part IV Policeman’s Short Service or Ill-Health Gratuity. He or she will have a copy of the regulations, to which you will be able to refer if you wish. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. The answer to this question will determine whether you will be awarded a lower tier, or an upper tier (enhanced) ill-health pension. about the COVID-19 impact on the Pensions service, run, walk reasonable distances and stand for a reasonable period, exercise reasonable physical force in restraint and retention in custody, sit for reasonable periods, write, read, use the phone and use (or learn to use) IT, make decisions and report situations to others, understand, retain and explain facts and procedures. Section 3— Table referred to in Sections 1 and 2, Part III Preserved Interchange Arrangements, Section 1— Civil service and Metropolitan Police Civil Staff service. (1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), where in respect of any... 4.Paragraph 1(1) has effect subject to paragraphs 7 and 8... Part IV Widow’s Pension in Case of Post-Retirement Marriage. These are not part of the PPS. The medical practitioner will consider issues such as your ability to: The medical practitioner's opinion will be based on an examination unless there are very exceptional circumstances. Copyright © 2020 Injury On Duty Pensioners Association (IODPA). Commutation 1987 Scheme When you take your Police Pension you will be given the option of being able to take up to 25% of your pension fund as a tax-free lump sum payment, known as commutation. Instrument you have selected contains over 1. 2. for 1+3, enter 4. The police authority will consider your specific disabilities and overall capabilities to see whether there are any alternative duties which you could undertake as a police officer. 2. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. The scheme is controlled by formal regulations. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated, If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a The PPA will usually, on the advice of the Occupational Health (‘OH’) department and force doctor (sometimes called ‘CMO’, ‘FMA’, or ‘FME’) will refer the question of disability and permanency to a Selected Medical Practitioner (‘SMP’). You may commute up to 25% of your annual pension in exchange for a lump sum. E.g. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. a Police Pension Authority (‘PPA’), which is essentially the Chief Constable wearing a different hat, may retire an officer if they are deemed to be permanently disabled from performing the ordinary duties of a police officer. The arrangements under the Police Pension Scheme 1987 1 (abbreviated to PPS in this guide) offer a range of benefits that will provide financial security both in the time up to retirement and beyond.