This Joint Service Publication (JSP) 764 explains the Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (AFPS 05).
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AFPS 05 is introduced under powers held by the Secretary of State through the Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Act 2004, which came into force on 6 April 2005.
The detailed rules are set out in Statutory Instrument 2005/438 (SI 2005/438). Subsequent amendments are set out in SI 2006/1438, SI 2006/717,SI 2007/2608, SI 2008/229, SI 2009/544.
This Joint Service Publication (JSP) 764 guidance explains but does not supersede the contents of that SI.
The following legislation applies to AFPS 05: