Your guide to scheme regulations

Your firefighters’ pension scheme is governed by a broad range of regulations. Use the table below to look up the regulations and legislation that covers your scheme

Scheme Regulations Notes
2015 CARE scheme

The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2015 – SSI 2015/19. As amended by SSIs 2015/141, 2016/78, 2017/435

The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Regulations 2015 - SSI 2015/117

The 2015 Scheme and associated regulations cover firefighters recruited from 1 April 2015 and those in the 1992 and 2006 schemes who do not have full or transitional protection.

This instrument makes modifications to legislation for those staff transferring to the 2015 scheme to reflect contracting out, accrued pensionable service and ill-health benefits.

2006 scheme The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Scotland) Order 2007- SSI 2007/199. As amended by SSIs 2008/160, 2010/333, 2012/107, 2013/129, 2013/186, 2014/60, 2014/110, 2015/141, 2015/143, 2016/77, 2018/215 For all firefighters recruited from 6 April 2006 includes some modified pre-2006 rights for eligible retained firefighters. This scheme closed to new members from 1 April 2015.
1992 scheme The Firemen’s Pension Scheme Order 1992 – SI 1992/129. As amended by SIs 1997/2309, 1997/2851, 1998/1010 and SSIs 2001/310, 2004/385 , 2005/566 2005/3228, 2007/200, 2006/342, 2008/161, 2009/184, 2010/332, 2012/106, 2013/128, 2013/185, 2014/59, 2014/108, 2015/140, 2015/141 This scheme closed to new members from 5 April 2006.
Injury Benefits The Firemen’s Compensation Scheme (Scotland) Order 2006 – SSI 2006/338. As amended by SSIs 2007/198, 2009/184, 2013/186, 2014/109, 2015/143, 2016/77 Provides compensatory payments for all firefighters and dependants for duty related injuries and deaths.

 

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