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The Firefighters' Pension Scheme (Wales) Order 2007

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Deferred pension

3.—(1) This rule applies to a firefighter member who—

(a)satisfies an eligibility condition; and

(b)before reaching normal retirement age—

(i)resigns or is dismissed from the authority’s employment; or

(ii)makes a contributions election.

(2) A person to whom this rule applies is entitled to a deferred pension which, subject to paragraph (4) and rule 5, becomes payable from normal benefit age.

(3) A deferred pension is to be calculated by multiplying the person’s pensionable service by the person’s final pensionable pay and dividing the resultant amount by sixty.

(4) Subject to rule 4 of Part 9 (withdrawal of early payment of deferred pension), where—

(a)a person to whom this rule applies gives to the authority by whom that person was last employed written notice requesting early payment of the person’s deferred pension; and

(b)the authority are satisfied, having obtained the opinion of an independent qualified medical practitioner in accordance with rule 2(2) of Part 8, that the person is permanently disabled from undertaking regular employment,

the authority must pay the deferred pension from the date of the person’s disablement or, if that date cannot be ascertained, the date of that person’s request for early payment.

(5) Where a deferred pension is paid early in accordance with paragraph (4), it is to be subject to review under rule 1(2) of Part 9 (review of ill-health pension).

(6) A person who instructs the authority to cancel that person’s deferred pension under rule 4 ceases to be entitled to it.

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