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The Police Pensions (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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Calculation of ordinary pension

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28.—(1) A regular police officer’s ordinary pension shall be–

(a)an annual sum payable for life calculated by multiplying an amount equal to 1/70 of that officer’s final pensionable pay by the number of years of pensionable service the officer is entitled to reckon; and

(b)a lump-sum payment calculated by multiplying an amount equal to 4/70 of that officer’s final pensionable pay by the number of years of pensionable service the officer is entitled to reckon:

Provided that a lump-sum payment payable to an officer who rejoined that officer’s former force or joined another force having previously received a lump-sum payment by reason of entitlement to an ill-health pension under regulation 29 or to early payment of a deferred pension on the ground of permanent disablement under regulation 32 (where that pension has been terminated under regulation 51) shall be reduced by an amount equal to the amount of that previous lump-sum payment, increased by the same amount as that by which an annual pension of an amount equal to that previous lump sum payment would have increased under the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 by the date on which the award comes into payment if that annual pension had come into payment on the day on which the previous lump-sum payment was made.

(2) Where a regular police officer has rejoined that officer’s former force or joined another police force more than once having previously received on more than one occasion a lump-sum payment by reason of entitlement to an ill-health pension under regulation 29 or to early payment of a deferred pension on the ground of permanent disablement under regulation 32 (where each pension has been terminated under regulation 51) the lump sum payment payable to the officer under paragraph (1)(b) shall be reduced in accordance with the proviso to paragraph (1) with references to a previous lump-sum payment being construed as references to the officer’s most recent lump-sum payment, and of the amount it would have been if the officer had not prior to that received any lump-sum payment.

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