Judicial pension reform: New Judicial Pension Scheme 2015 consultation

Closed 29 Sep 2014

Opened 16 Jun 2014

Results Updated 21 Nov 2014

The response document sets out the government response to the consultation on the reforms to judicial pension arrangements, in the form of the New Judicial Pension Scheme.

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Overview

This consultation seeks views on the reforms to judicial pension arrangements, in the form of the proposed New Judicial Pension Scheme 2015 and on the draft regulations that will give effect to the proposed scheme.

UPDATE 11 September 2014: Partnership Pension Account
The department is now in a position to provide further details on the proposed Partnership Pension Account (PPA), which will be open to all those eligible to join the NJPS 2015. This update amends the original consultation document. A departmental statement outlining the proposals is available below at Annex C. This document supersedes the information in the original consultation document and where there is any contradiction between the two the information in this document should be used. The department welcomes comment on the proposed design of the PPA.

Update 8 September 2014: The Ministry of Justice has decided to extend this period of consultation on the reforms to judicial pension arrangements until 4pm 29 September 2014, due to an imminent update on the details of the Partnership Pension Account. The department welcomes comment on the design of the Partnership Pension Account, and the reforms to judicial pension arrangements.

Update 3 July 2014: Today the Ministry of Justice provided an update on fee-paid judicial cases. This statement includes an updated schedule of fee-paid judicial offices eligible for a pension under the New Judicial Pension Scheme 2015 as at 1 July 2014. This schedule of offices replaces the schedule outlined in Annex A of the New Judicial Pension Scheme 2015 consultation document. This statement is available at the following address: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/fee-paid-judicial-cases.

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The postal address is:

Alex Scott
Judicial Policy, Pay and Pensions
Ministry of Justice
2.53
102 Petty France
London
SW1H 9AJ

Audiences

  • Legal professionals
  • Judiciary
  • Pension industry professionals

Interests

  • public service pension reform
  • pensions