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Public Service Pensions: Useful Links

Published: 19 March 2019
From: Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Websites

(pre-2013): Irish Civil Service Pensions Information Centre

Single Public Service Pension Scheme

Documents

Additional Superannuation Contribution (ASC) Forms

Pension-Related Deduction FAQs

RIA - Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Bill 2018

Final Report of Commission on Public Service Pensions

Public Service Retirement Age - Report to Oireachtas 2019

Report of the Interdepartmental Group on Fuller Working Lives

Review Of Barriers To Extended Participation In Public Service Workforce

Letters to Personnel Officers

Reduction in the maximum allowable pension fund on retirement for tax purposes/ the Standard Fund Threshold or SFT

Aggregation of pensions for Public Service Pension Reduction: Request for pensioner details

Public Service Pensions Single Scheme and Other Provisions Act 2012

Public Service Pensions Single Scheme and Other Provisions Act 2012

Cost neutral early retirement: supplementary note to Department of Finance Circular 10/2005

Family Law Legislation and the Administration of Public Service Pensions

Circulars

Circular 19/2019 Further Instruction on the Pension Increase Policy in the Public Service until end-2020

Circular 21/2018 Transition to Additional Superannuation Contribution (ASC) from Pension Related Deduction (PRD) in the Public Service on 1 January 2019

Circular 03/2018 Single Public Service Pension Scheme – Notification of Position on Consumer Price Index (CPI) Uprating of Referable Amounts and Pensions

Circular 02/2018 Pension increase policy in the public service until end-2020

Circular 21/2017 A Temporary Circular to allow for certain Civil Servants to be retained beyond their Compulsory Retirement Age of 65 years until they reach the age of eligibility for the Contributory State Pension.

Circular 20/2017 Increases in certain public service pensions with effect from 1 September 2017

Circular 15/2016 Guidance on the application of sections 52(6) and (7) of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012

Circular 18/2015 Changes to the Public Service Pension Reduction (PSPR)

Circular 11/2012 – Public Service Pension Reform: Revised ill-health and death in-service arrangements for part-time public servants.

Circular 12/2009 – Incentivised Scheme of Early Retirement.

Circular 10/2008 – Public Service Pension Reform: Revised method of reckoning variable pensionable allowances for pension purposes.

Circular 33/2007 – Civil Service Superannuation Arrangements : Be Pensions Aware.

Circular 3/2006 – Civil Service Pension Schemes: Extension of time limit for option for access outlined in Circular 20/2005, and clarification of revised pension arrangements for part-time service.

Circular 20/2005 – Public Service Pension Reform: Revised arrangements for part-time public servants.

Circular 19/2005 – Public Service Pension Reform: Revised method of calculation of pension entitlement for public servants whose pensions are integrated with social welfare benefits.

Circular 10/2005 – Public Service Pension Reform: Introduction of cost neutral early retirement.

Circular 8/2005 – Public Service Pension Reform: New scheme for the award of professional, technical and specialist added years to certain new entrant staff of the Civil and Public Service.

Legislation

Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004: Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004

Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Bill 2018: Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Act 2018

Further reversal of pay and pension reductions, commencing 2018: Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017

Part-reversal of pay and pension reductions, commencing 2016: Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2015

Model pre-existing Pension Scheme: S.I. No. 582/2014 Rules for Pre-existing Public Service Pension Scheme Members Regulations 2014

2013 pay cuts and 2013-2019 grace-period: Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2013

Single Public Service Pension Scheme: Public Service Pensions - Single Scheme and Other Provisions Act 2012

Public Service Pension Reduction (PSPR): Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2010, as amended

2010 pay cuts and 2010-2012 grace-period: Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest No. 2 Act 2009

Pension-Related Deduction (PRD): Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009

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