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The New Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Order (Northern Ireland) 2007

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Awards on death or permanent disablement

44.—(1) A reservist who, at the end of his forces period, is permanently disabled(1) for performing the duties of a firefighter by reason of an infirmity that—

(a)is unrelated to any injury received during his forces period; and

(b)is not a qualifying injury,

is entitled to an award under article 12 (award on ill-health retirement).

(2) Where a reservist dies—

(a)during his forces period;

(b)from the effects of an injury which rendered him incapable of performing the duties of a firefighter; or

(c)while receiving a pension under this Scheme,

an award shall be payable in accordance with paragraph (3) and (4).

(3) Where the reservist’s death—

(a)is not the result of a qualifying injury; and—

(b)occurs during his forces period,

a survivor’s pension under Chapter 1 of Part 4 is payable to his spouse, civil partner or nominated partner (as the case may be) as if the reservist were a former firefighter member entitled as mentioned in article 23(1)(a).

(4) Where the reservist’s death occurs during his forces period and is not the result of a qualifying injury—

(a)a child’s pension is payable under Chapter 2 of Part 4 as if—

(i)the reservist were a firefighter member who died while employed by the Board; and

(ii)paragraphs (1)(c), (2) and (3) of article 30 were omitted; and

(b)a death grant is payable under article 35.

(1)

See article 3 of Part 1.

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