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POLICE SERVICE OF NORTHERN IRELAND AND POLICE SERVICE OF NORTHERN IRELAND RESERVE (INJURY BENEFIT) REGULATIONS 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Meaning of certain expressions and references - general provisions

    3. 3.Pensionable and average pensionable pay and aggregate pension contributions

    4. 4.Weekly rate of pensions and allowances

    5. 5.Injury received in the execution of duty

    6. 6.Disablement

    7. 7.Disablement, death or treatment in hospital the result of an injury

    8. 8.Transitional provisions

    9. 9.Revocations and amendments

  3. PART 2

    1. 10.Police officer’s injury award

    2. 11.Disablement gratuity

    3. 12.Adult survivor’s special award

    4. 13.Adult survivor’s augmented award

    5. 14.Limitation on award to adult survivor living apart from the deceased officer

    6. 15.Termination of adult survivor’s award on remarriage or other event

    7. 16.Child’s special allowance

    8. 17.Child’s special gratuity

    9. 18.Child’s special allowance or special gratuity - limitations

    10. 19.Adult dependent relative’s special pension

    11. 20.Death gratuity

    12. 21.Abatement of certain gratuities in respect of gratuities otherwise payable

    13. 22.Abatement of certain gratuities in respect of damages or compensation

  4. PART 3

    1. 23.Gratuity in lieu of adult survivor’s special pension

    2. 24.Gratuity in lieu of child’s special allowance

    3. 25.Limitation on discretion to grant a gratuity in lieu of an adult survivor’s special pension or a child’s special allowance

    4. 26.Prevention of duplication

    5. 27.Increase of adult survivor’s special pension or child’s special allowance during first 13 weeks

    6. 28.Increase of awards by reference to the Pensions (Increase) Acts

  5. PART 4

    1. 29.Reference of medical questions

    2. 30.Appeal to independent medical referee

    3. 31.Further reference to medical authority

    4. 32.Refusal to be medically examined

    5. 33.Appeals

    6. 34.Limitations on appeals

  6. PART 5

    1. 35.Reassessment of injury pension

    2. 36.Reduction of pension in case of default

    3. 37.Withdrawal of pension during service as a police officer

    4. 38.Forfeiture

    5. 39.Payments by and to the Board

    6. 40.Payment and duration of awards

    7. 41.Payment of awards otherwise than to beneficiary and application of payments

  7. PART 7 POLICE SERVICE OF NORTHERN IRELAND RESERVE

    1. 42.Members of the Police Service Northern Ireland Reserve

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      GLOSSARY OF EXPRESSIONS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART 1 AMENDMENTS OF THE 1988 REGULATIONS

        1. 1.In regulation A7 (persons treated as being in receipt of...

        2. 2.In regulation B5(2)(b) (member’s deferred pension) there are inserted at...

        3. 3.In regulation B6(1)(b) (award by way of repayment of aggregate...

        4. 4.In regulation B7(8)(b) (commutation - general provision) after the words...

        5. 5.In regulation B8 (commutation – small pensions) —

        6. 6.In regulation C1(1)(b) (widow’s ordinary pension) for the words “and...

        7. 7.In regulation C5(2) (limitation on award to widow) the words...

        8. 8.In regulation C6 (widow’s requisite benefit and temporary pension)—

        9. 9.In regulation C7(1) (widow’s award where no other award payable)—...

        10. 10.In regulation D1(b) (child’s ordinary allowance) for the words “ill-health...

        11. 11.In regulation D5 (child’s allowance - limitations)—

        12. 12.In regulation E3 (gratuity - estate)— (a) in paragraph (2)(a)...

        13. 13.In regulation E4(6) (gratuity in lieu of widow’s pension) the...

        14. 14.In regulation E7 (prevention of duplication)— (a) in paragraph (1)(a)...

        15. 15.In regulation E8 (increase of widow’s pension or child’s allowance...

        16. 16.In regulation G1(5)(a) (pensionable and average pensionable pay) the words...

        17. 17.In regulation H1(2) (reference of medical questions), the words from...

        18. 18.In regulation J1(guaranteed minimum pension)— (a) in paragraph (2)(b) after...

        19. 19.In regulation K1(cancellation of pensions)— (a) at the heading the...

        20. 20.In regulation K3 (reduction of pension in case of default)...

        21. 21.In regulation K4(1)(withdrawal of pension during service as a policeman)...

        22. 22.In regulation K5(1) (forfeiture of pension) the words “or under...

        23. 23.In regulation L2 (payment and duration of awards)—

        24. 24.In Schedule A (glossary of expressions) there is inserted at...

        25. 25.In paragraph 1(2)(b) of Part I of Schedule C (widow’s...

        26. 26.In paragraph 1 of Part IV of Schedule C (widow’s...

        27. 27.In paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule D (child’s...

        28. 28.In paragraph 3(1)(b) of Part I of Schedule D (child’s...

        29. 29.In paragraph 6(1C)(j) of Part IV of Schedule J (pensionable...

        30. 30.In paragraph 4(4) of Part VI of Schedule J (pensionable...

      2. PART 2 REVOCATIONS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      POLICE OFFICER’S INJURY AWARD

      1. 1.A gratuity under regulation 10 shall be calculated by reference...

      2. 2.If in a case where any of the police officer’s...

      3. 3.An injury pension shall be calculated by reference to the...

      4. 4.If in a case where any of the police officer’s...

      5. 5.In paragraphs 2, 3 and 4, references to a person’s...

      6. 6.(1) The amount of an injury pension, calculated as aforesaid,...

      7. 7.(1) The amount of the injury pension in respect of...

      8. 8.No payment shall be made in respect of an injury...

      9. 9.In a case where— (a) a former police officer was...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REDUCTION IN CHILD’S SPECIAL ALLOWANCE DURING FULL-TIME REMUNERATED TRAINING ETC

      1. 1.(1) In this Schedule— “relevant child” means, subject to sub-paragraph...

      2. 2.In the case of any relevant child—

      3. 3.(1) Where as well as any relevant child there are...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      DEPENDENT RELATIVE’S SPECIAL PENSION

      1. 1.Subject to paragraphs 2, 3 and 4, a dependent relative’s...

      2. 2.In respect of any week in respect of which there...

      3. 3.The amount of a dependent relative’s special pension determined in...

      4. 4.(1) Where in respect of any week the aggregate amount...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      MEDICAL APPEALS

      1. 1.Every notice of appeal under regulation 30(1) and statement of...

      2. 2.On receiving a notice of appeal against a report and...

      3. 3.(1) The independent medical referee shall appoint a time and...

      4. 4.(1) Where either party to the appeal intends to submit...

      5. 5.(1) Any hearing (including any examination) may be attended by—...

      6. 6.The independent medical referee shall supply the Secretary of State...

      7. 7.(1) There shall be paid to the independent medical referee—...

      8. 8.(1) Save as provided in this paragraph, the expenses of...

  9. Explanatory Note

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