Public service pensions policy and legislation


The Public Service Pensions Policy and Legislation Branch provides guidance on public service pensions policy and legislation for the Northern Ireland public service pension schemes and their sponsor departments.

Please see documents we have published which may be of interest to you:

Pensions Increase (NI)

CARE Revaluation (NI)

Valuations and Employer Cost Cap (NI)

Proposed Changes to the Transitional Arrangements to the 2015 Schemes 

Directions made under The Public Service  Pensions and Judicial Offices Act 2022

Policy Screening


Department of Finance Directions -  Under Article 69A of the Social Security Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1975 - (Guaranteed Minimum Pension)

Other Department of Finance Directions 


Related to Public service pensions policy and legislation

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Finance including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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