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The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Amendment and Transitional Provision) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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Amendments to Schedule 2 (transitional provisions)

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7.—(1) Schedule 2 is amended as follows.

(2) In Part 3A(1) (payment of ill-health benefits to transition members), in paragraph 22(2)(a) (transition member who has not reached normal pension age under the NFPS), after “(awards on ill-health retirement)”, insert “of Part 3 (personal awards)”.

(3) In Part 3C(2) (transitional provisions relating to the NFPS and the 1992 Scheme)—

(a)in paragraph 37 (scheme manager determines member of the NFPS is not entitled to an ill-health award)—

(i)for the heading substitute “Authority determines the entitlement of a member of the NFPS to an ill-health award”;

(ii)in the opening words of sub-paragraph (2), for “If this paragraph applies” substitute “If the authority subsequently determines that the member of the NFPS is not entitled to an ill-health award”; and

(iii)after sub-paragraph (2), insert—

(3) If the authority subsequently determines that the member of the NFPS is entitled to an ill-health award—

(a)the member shall not join this scheme;

(b)the member shall continue to be a member of the NFPS; and

(c)the ill-health award shall be payable under rule 2 of Part 3 (awards on ill-health retirement) of the NFPS.; and

(b)in paragraph 38 (scheme manager determines member of the 1992 scheme is not entitled to an ill-health award)—

(i)for the heading substitute “Authority determines the entitlement of a member of the 1992 Scheme to an ill-health award”; and

(ii)in sub-paragraph (2), for “If this paragraph applies” substitute “If the authority subsequently determines that the member of the 1992 Scheme is not entitled to an ill-health award”; and

(iii)after sub-paragraph (2), insert—

(3) If the authority subsequently determines that the member of the 1992 Scheme is entitled to an ill-health award—

(a)the member shall not join this scheme;

(b)the member shall continue to be a member of the 1992 Scheme; and

(c)the ill-health award shall be payable under rule B3 (ill health awards) of the 1992 Scheme..

(1)

Part 3A was inserted by S.S.I. 2015/141.

(2)

Part 3C was inserted by S.S.I. 2015/141.

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