Guidance and documents relating to Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (AFPS 05).
This is the pension scheme for regular service personnel, for all new entrants to the armed forces from 6 April 2005, and those who transferred from AFPS 75 on 6 April 2006.
The reserve forces have their own pension scheme called the Reserve Forces Pension Scheme 05 (RFPS 05).
Statutory Instrument 2005/438 and subsequent amendments are the legal basis of the scheme. See AFPS 05 legislation below:
Early Departure Payment (EDP) legislation:
The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential Provisions) Order, SI 2014 No 107
The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) Order 2014, SI 2014 No 560
The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014 SI 2014/3061
Shared Parental Leave and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (Consequential Amendments to Subordinate Legislation) Order 2014 SI 2014/3255
Armed Forces (Transitional Provisions) Pensions Regulations 2015, SI 2015/568
Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (AFPS 05) related guidance documents.
Armed Pension Scheme 2005 information about transferring benefits.
Guidance booklets explaining the armed forces and reserve forces pension schemes.
Pension sharing rules of the Armed Forces Pension Schemes (AFPS) and Reserve Forces Pensions Schemes (RFPS).
Explanation of terms relating to the Armed Forces Pension Scheme (AFPS 75) and Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (AFPS 05).
Factors to be used for members of AFPS 05 to calculate the contribution rates for Added Years (AY) Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs).
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