Detail of outcome
As a result of the consultation the eligibility rules for RFPS will be relaxed and the rules for counting of AWOL for pension purposes will be aligned for all 3 services. Work will proceed on the basis of the 6 month trigger point for deferred status for those who are AWOL for a prolonged period.
Detail of feedback received
This document contains a summary of the responses received to the consultation letter dated 30 December 2008.
This consultation ran from to
Proposal to change the AWOL rules across schemes and eligibility rules for the Reserved Forces Pension Scheme.
Comments were sought on the proposals contained in the letter.