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The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales) (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2015

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1.  In Part 1 (preliminary), in regulation 3 (interpretation)—

(a)in the appropriate places insert—

“adjusted lower tier ill-health pension” (“pensiwn addasedig afiechyd haen isaf”) has the meaning given in regulation 75(4) (annual rate of ill-health awards);;

“connected member of the NFPS” (“aelod cysylltiedig o CPNDT”) has the meaning given in rule 1C of Part 2 of the NFPS;;

“connected special member of the NFPS” (“aelod arbennig cysylltiedig o CPNDT”) has the meaning given in rule 1D of Part 2 of the NFPS;;

“continued pension” (“pensiwn parhaus”) means—

(a)

in relation to a member of the NFPS, the entitlement to a pension under rule 1B of Part 3 of the NFPS,

(b)

in relation to a member of the 1992 Scheme, the entitlement to a pension under rule B2A of the 1992 Scheme;;

“deferred member of the 1992 Scheme” (“aelod gohiriedig o Gynllun 1992”) means a person who is entitled to a deferred pension under rule B5 of the 1992 Scheme;;

“deferred member of the NFPS” (“aelod gohiriedig o CPNDT”) has the meaning given in rule 2(1) of Part 1 of the NFPS;;

“equivalent amount to the 1992 Scheme lower tier ill-health pension” (“swm cyfwerth â’r pensiwn afiechyd haen isaf Cynllun 1992”) has the meaning given in regulation 74(5) (entitlement to lower tier ill-health pension and higher tier ill-health pension);;

“equivalent amount to the NFPS lower tier ill-health pension” (“swm cyfwerth â’r pensiwn afiechyd haen isaf CPNDT”) has the meaning given in regulation 74(5)(a) (entitlement to lower tier ill-health pension and to higher tier ill-health pension);;

“initial period” (“cyfnod dechreuol”) has the meaning given in regulation 86 (meaning of “initial period”);;

“pensionable service in the 2015 Scheme” (“gwasanaeth pensiynadwy yng Nghynllun 2015”) means any continuous pensionable service in relation to the active member’s account in this scheme to which pensionable service in the 1992 Scheme was added for the purposes of regulation 66 (qualifying service) of these Regulations for the period whilst paragraph (7) of rule A3 of the 1992 Scheme continues to apply to that person;;

(b)in the definition of “retirement pension”, after paragraph (b) insert—

(c)an ill-health award and the payment of any equivalent amount to the 1992 Scheme lower tier ill-health pension (if any) and the payment of any equivalent amount to the NFPS lower tier ill-health pension (if any);.

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