Information: Home Office Guidance.
Home Office Guidance.
Back in 2005, Guidance was issued under the title of “The Police Pension Scheme -
The source of the problems we have been facing for the last few years is the guidance issued by the Home Office in it’s circular 46/2004. (Click on link below)
In 2009, the Police Minister agreed to look again at the guidance. In March 2010 the Home Office issued interim guidance to Police Authorities. (Click on link below)
In 2011 a draft of the proposed updated guidance was circulated for consultation. (Click on Link below)
Responses to the above draft guidance are detailed in this reply to a FOI request. (Click on link below)
In early 2012, part of the Home Office Guidance relating to reduction of IOD pensions at the age of 65 was declared unlawful and those parts of the guidance were withdrawn in the circular below. (Click on link below).
In February 2014, the HOC46/2004 guidance relating to compulsory retirement age was declared unlawful and withdrawn.
Home Office Circular 46/2004 Annex ‘C’ withdrawn.
College of Policing Review of Force Management of Ill Health Retirements, Injury on Duty Awards and Police Medical Appeal Boards.