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The Firefighters’ Pension (Wales) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2014

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15.  In Schedule 1 (interpretation), in Part 1 (glossary of expressions)—

(a)after the expression “The 1999 Act”, insert—

(i)in the first column “The 2004 Act”, and

(ii)in the second column “The Finance Act 2004(1)”;

(b)in the meaning of the expression “Aggregate pension contributions”, for “rule A8” substitute “rule G2B (aggregate pension contributions for the purposes of awards)”;

(c)omit the expression “Approved scheme” and its meaning in the second column;

(d)for the meaning of the expressions “Cash equivalent”, “part cash equivalent”, substitute “The first expression means a cash equivalent mentioned in section 94(1)(a) of the 1993 Act; the second expression means a variation of rights mentioned in section 98(1) of the 1993 Act.”;

(e)for the meaning of the expression “Club scheme”, substitute “A scheme providing reciprocal arrangements for the payment and receipt of transfer values between the Scheme and other occupational pension schemes under the public sector transfer arrangements.”;

(f)after the expression “mixed-rate service” insert—

(i)in the first column “New Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales)”, and

(ii)in the second column, “The New Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales) set out in Schedule 1 to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales) Order 2007(2).”;

(g)after the expression “Principal Act”, insert—

(i)in the first column “Registered scheme” and

(ii)in the second column “Construe in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 36 to the 2004 Act.”;

(h)omit the expression “Relevant service in the armed forces” and its meaning in the second column;

(i)after the expression “Relevant fire and rescue authority” insert—

(i)in the first column “Reservist”, and

(ii)in the second column “The meaning given in rule I8.”;

(j)after the expression “Reservist” insert—

(i)in the first column “Scheme Actuary”, and

(ii)in the second column “The actuary appointed by the Welsh Ministers.”;

(k)in the entry for the expression “retained firefighter and volunteer firefighter”—

(i)in the first column omit “and volunteer firefighter”; and

(ii)in the second column after “regular firefighter” insert “or as a volunteer firefighter”;

(l)after the entry for the expression “tax year”—

(i)in the first column insert “volunteer firefighter”; and

(ii)in the second column insert—

A person employed by an authority—

(a)as a firefighter but not as a regular firefighter or as a retained firefighter;

(b)on terms under which the firefighter is, or may be, required to engage in firefighting or, without a break in continuity of such employment, may be required to perform other duties appropriate to their role as a firefighter (whether instead of, or in addition to, engaging in fire fighting);

(c)otherwise than in a temporary capacity; and

(d)who is obliged to attend at such times as the officer in charge considers necessary, and in accordance with the orders that the firefighter receives.

(m)omit the expression “War service” and its meaning in the second column.

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