Circulars


ReferenceDescriptorFile Type
Circular 18 of 2017Cost Neutral Early Retirement under the Single SchemePDF icon
Circular 11 of 2017Death in Service Payments and related Survivor’s and Children’s Pension issues under the Single SchemePDF icon
Circular 3 of 2017Sick Leave - Accrual of Referable Amounts under the Single Public Service Pension Scheme
Guidance Note 1 of 2017Ill Health Retirement - Enhancement of Benefits in cases of Ill Health Retirement under the Single Scheme
Circular 2 of 2017Consumer Price Index (CPI) Uprating of Referable Amounts for 2015 and Pensions for 2016
Circular 28 of 2016
Employer Contributions required in cases of self-financing bodies or self-financing activities
This applies only to certain organisations.
Circular 13 of 2016Consumer Price Index (CPI) Uprating of Referable Amounts for 2014 and Pensions for 2015, and certain operational matters
In addition to CPI, this Circular also contains a number of benefit statement templates. The latest Annual Benefit Statement template is available in the Annual Administration Activities Toolkit.
Circular 9 of 2015Consumer Price Index (CPI) uprating of Referable Amounts for 2013,
and certain operational matters

This Circular also contains clarifications on the calculation of benefit amounts and the processing of refunds.
Circular Letter 27 of 2014Reduction in the Maximum Allowable Pension Fund on Retirement for Tax
The latest suggested Statutory Declaration Form template for Single Scheme members to complete is included in the Retirement Options Request Form template that is available in the Retirement Toolkit.
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Circular 15 of 2014 Revised rate of compound interest for use in the calculation of refunds to the Exchequer
This provides information on the current rate of compound interest to be applied for Single Scheme costings.
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Circular 11 of 2014Sample Benefits Calculation and Template Statements for Members
The latest Annual Benefit Statement template is available in the Annual Administration Activities Toolkit.
Letter to Personnel Officers, 7 November 2013Changes concerning the remittance and reporting of member pension contributionsPDF icon
Letter to Personnel Officers, 28 June 2013Limited option for Relevant Authorities during 2013 to retain pension contributions of certain staffPDF icon
Letter to Personnel Officers, 30 January 2013Instructions for Relevant Authorities concerning the collection and remittance of member contributionsPDF icon
Circular 19 of 2012Commencement of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme
Letter to Personnel Officers, 31 Oct 2012Commencement Orders – Chapter 4 of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012
Letter to Personnel Officers, 25 Sept 2012 Designation of “Relevant Authorities” for Single Public Service Pension Scheme
Letter to Personnel Officers, 2 Aug 2012Notification of enactment - Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012

 

Legislation


ReferenceDescriptorType
S.I. No. 16 of 2017Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Accrual of Referable Amounts While on Sick Leave) Regulations 2017
S.I. No. 15 of 2017Single Public Service Pension Scheme (Retirement on Medical Grounds) Regulations 2017
S.I. No. 581 of 2012Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Relevant Authorities) Regulations 2012
This is a list of Relevant Authorities to which the Single Scheme applies.
S.I. No. 574 of 2012Public Service pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Single Public Service Pension Scheme) Order 2012
S.I. No. 413 of 2012Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions Relating to Pre-existing Public Service Pension Schemes) Order 2012
S.I. No. 393 of 2012Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Certain Provisions of Section 52) Order 2012
S.I. No. 323 of 2012Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement of Section 68(B)) Order 2012
Public Service Pensions Act 2012Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012

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