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19. For rule C7 (spouse’s award where no other award payable)(1), substitute–
C7.—(1) This rule applies where–
(a)a person by whom pension contributions have at any time been payable under rule G2 dies while serving as a regular firefighter before the end of the tax year preceding that in which he would have attained state pensionable age;
(b)he leaves a spouse or civil partner; and
(c)rules C1, C4 and C6 do not apply.
(2) Where this rule applies, the surviving spouse or civil partner is entitled–
(a)in respect of the first 13 weeks following the death, to a temporary pension calculated as if rule C6(2)(a) and (3) had applied; and
(b)to a lump sum of an amount equal to the deceased’s average pensionable pay.”.
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