Circulars

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

Circular 15 of 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 of 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.

Letters

Letter to Personnel Officers, 27 June 2014 Reduction in the maximum allowable pension fund on retirement for tax purposes (the Standard Fund Threshold (SFT)), Implications for civil/public servants and Departments, Offices, Agencies in their role as pension administrators.

Letter to Personnel Officers, 8 November 2012 Aggregation of pensions for purposes of the Public Service Pension Reduction (Request for pensioner details).

Letter to Personnel Officers, 31 October 2012 Commencement Orders – Chapter 4 of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012.

Letter to Personnel Officers, 25 September 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 – Designation of “Relevant Authorities” for Single Scheme.

Letter to Personnel Officers, 2 August 2012 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 – Notification of enactment.

Letter to Personnel Officers, 13 July 2005 – Cost neutral early retirement: supplementary note to Department of Finance Circular 10/2005.

Family Law Legislation and the Administration of Public Service Pensions – Letter to Personnel Officers.