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The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2013

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Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales) Order 2007

2.  In Part 2 (scheme membership, cessation and retirement) —

(a)in rule 1 (scheme membership)—

(i)in paragraph (2), for “rule 6(4)” substitute “rule 6”; and

(ii)after paragraph (2) insert—

(2A) Where a person who—

(a)having taken up employment as a firefighter before 6 April 2006;

(b)having continued in such employment until the firefighter’s automatic enrolment date;

(c)having made an election not to pay pension contributions under the 1992 Scheme or not being eligible to be a member of the 1992 Scheme; and

(d)having not otherwise elected to become a member of this Scheme,

is automatically enrolled in this Scheme, that enrolment shall constitute an election to become a firefighter member of this Scheme.;

(b)in rule 5 (election not to make pension contributions), after paragraph (1) insert—

(1ZA) A written notice given under paragraph (1) of this rule must be signed by the firefighter member or, where the notice is in electronic format, it must include a statement confirming that that person personally submitted the notice.; and

(c)in rule 6 (rejoining the Scheme)—

(i)for paragraph (1) substitute—

(1) A person who has made a contributions election may cancel it by giving a signed written notice to the authority or, where the notice is in electronic format, it must include a statement confirming that that person personally submitted the notice.;

(ii)after paragraph (1) insert—

(1A) Where a person who has made a contributions election is subsequently automatically enrolled or re-enrolled in the Scheme, that enrolment or re-enrolment shall constitute a cancellation of their contributions election.;

(iii)omit paragraphs (2) and (3); and

(iv)in paragraph (4), after “is received”, insert—

or, in the case of a firefighter member who has been automatically enrolled or re-enrolled, with effect from the automatic enrolment or re-enrolment date (as the case may be).

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