Statutory guidance

MOD Fire and Police services and the Public Service Pensions Act

The effect of Section 10 of the Public Service Pensions Act on personnel employed by the Ministry of Defence Fire and Police.

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A report to investigate the likely effect of section 10 of the Public Service Pension Act:

  • on the health and well-being of members of the Defence Fire and Rescue Service and the Ministry of Defence Police
  • on the ability of the Defence Fire and Rescue Service and Ministry of Defence Police to continue to meet operational requirements

And:

  • the extent to which members of the Defence Fire and Rescue Service and Ministry of Defence Police are likely to take early retirement in consequence of section 10 (and on the consequences of taking early retirement for the persons taking it and for the taxpayer).

    Section 10 being the normal pension age of a person under a scheme being the same as the person’s state pension age or 65 if that is higher.

Published 17 December 2013