Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

Effect of increases under this Chapter for older members

56.  (1)  This regulation applies where a member –

(a)is entitled under this Chapter to count an additional period as a period of membership; and

(b)was aged at least 45 on the first day of the earliest period of local government employment he is entitled to count as membership.

(2) Where this regulation applies the retirement pension –

(a)to which the member would otherwise be entitled under regulation 26; or

(b)to which he would otherwise be entitled under regulation 33 (before applying any reduction under paragraph (4) of that regulation),

is increased by multiplying his final pay by the length in years of the additional period and dividing the resulting amount by 240.

(3) The additional period does not count in the calculation of the standard retirement grant.