Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012

14.

Normal pension age.

14.— (1) A Scheme member or former Scheme member attains normal pension age when he or she has—

( a) completed the vesting period, and

( b) attained the normal retirement age,

and shall accordingly be eligible to receive retirement benefits under this Chapter.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person—

( a) in respect of any service as a public servant to which section 20 applies,

( b) in respect of any service as a public servant to which section 26(1) relates, except if that public servant leaves, or is retired, discharged or dismissed from, the public service body concerned before reaching pensionable age as construed and read in accordance with section 1(1)( a) of the Superannuation (Prison Officers) Act 1919 (inserted by section 5 of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004) or section 10 of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004, as the case may be, or

( c) who retires under the terms of section 27 or 29 .