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Public Service Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2014


Schedule 6: Existing injury and compensation schemes

Schedule 6 lists powers to make existing injury or compensation schemes. Section 19 permits scheme regulations to close such schemes at a future date, subject to any exceptions provided for by the scheme regulations.

Paragraphs 1 to 7 list the powers under which existing injury and compensation schemes are made. This covers:

  • civil servants at paragraph 1;

  • local government workers at paragraph 2;

  • teachers at paragraph 3;

  • health service workers at paragraph 4;

  • fire and rescue workers at paragraph 5;

  • members of the police service at paragraph 6; and

  • compensation schemes for loss of office at paragraph 7.

The meaning of the terms “compensation benefits” and “injury benefits” is set out in section 34.

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