New funding system for firefighters' pensions in Scotland comes into force

Implementation date: 31 October 2010

Fire and rescue authorities must establish and maintain a Firefighters’ Pension Account pursuant to the new financing system for firefighter pensions, introduced administratively from 1 April 2010. The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Amendment (Scotland) (No.2) Order 2010 (SI 2010/332) and the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Scotland) Order 2007 Amendment (No.2) Order 2010 (SI 2010/333) can be viewed on the UK legislation website.