Search Legislation

The Firefighters' Pension Scheme Amendment (Scotland) Order 2005

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

This section has no associated Executive Note

32.  For rule E5 (gratuity in lieu of surviving spouse’s pension), substitute–

Gratuity in lieu of surviving spouse’s pension

E5.(1) Where the amount of any pension payable under Part C, together with any increase under the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971, does not exceed £260, or any greater amount prescribed by regulations for the time being in force under section 12C(1) of the Pension Schemes Act 1993(1), the fire and rescue authority may commute the pension for a gratuity.

(2) Where–

(a)a surviving spouse is entitled to a pension under rule C1 or C2, and

(b)the fire and rescue authority are satisfied that there are sufficient reasons, and

(c)the surviving spouse consents,

the fire and rescue authority may commute for a gratuity the pension or so much of it as may be commuted without contravening rule E7.

(3) A fire and rescue authority may under this rule commute a pension for a gratuity only when the pension first becomes payable.

(4) A gratuity under this rule shall be calculated in accordance with such guidance as is provided for the purpose by the Government Actuary..

(1)

1993 c. 48. Section 12C was inserted by the Pensions Act 1995 c. 26, section 136(5).

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Executive Note

Executive Note sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Scottish Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Scottish Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Scottish Statutory Instrument or Draft Scottish Statutory Instrument laid before the Scottish Parliament from July 2005 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources