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The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2012

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Amendment to the Police Regulations 1987

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2.—(1) The Police Pensions Regulations 1987(1) are amended as follows.

(2) For regulation G2 (pension contribution payable by regular policeman) substitute—

Pension contribution payable by regular policeman

G2.(1) Subject to paragraph (3), a regular policeman whose basic annual salary—

(a)is less than £60,000 shall pay to the police pension authority pension contributions at the rate of 1p a week less than—

(i)in a case where he is ineligible under regulation G7 or G8 for a pension award payable on the ground of permanent disablement, 8.75 per cent of his pensionable pay; and

(ii)in any other case, 12.25 per cent of his pensionable pay;

(b)is £60,000 or more shall pay to the police pension authority pension contributions at the rate of 1p a week less than—

(i)in a case where he is ineligible under regulation G7 or G8 for a pension award payable on the ground of permanent disablement, 9 per cent of his pensionable pay; and

(ii)in any other case, 12.5 per cent of his pensionable pay.

(2) The pension contributions payable under paragraph (1) upon each instalment of pay shall fall due at the same time as the instalment and may, without prejudice to any other method of payment, be discharged by way of a reduction of the appropriate amount made by the police pension authority from the said instalment.

(3) Paragraph (1) shall not apply in the case of a regular policeman who has made an election under regulation G4(1) which is, for the time being, in effect.

(4) For the purposes of this regulation “basic annual salary” means—

(a)in the case of a regular policeman in full-time service, the salary payable to that regular policeman in accordance with a determination made by the Secretary of State under regulation 24 or 27 of the Police Regulations 2003(2); and

(b)in the case of a regular policeman in part-time service, the salary that would be payable to that regular policeman in accordance with such a determination if he was in full-time service,

and does not include any bonus, weighting or other payment payable to the regular policeman in accordance with such a determination..

(1)

S.I. 1987/257. Regulation G2 was amended by S.I. 1990/805, S.I. 2004/2354 and S.I. 2011/3063.

(2)

S.I. 2003/527. Regulation 24 was amended by S.I. 2006/3449 and S.I. 2011/3026.

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