Future pensioners have to make sure that their office sends their retirement documents to Post-Service Division at least 3 months before their retirement date in order to make sure that the retirement benefits can be paid on time.
Pensioners have to make sure that their office sends the changes documentation to Post-Service Division for the recalculation of pensioner’s retirement benefits.
Non-permanent services (Sandaran) cannot be included in the calculation of retirement benefits.
Payment of gratuity and monthly pension will come into force on the date of retirement of the pensioner.
The family of an officer who died in service should go to the officer’s office and provide the necessary documents. Then, they have to make sure that the officer’s office provides such derivative documents within 7 days after the death of the officer.
The family can either go to PSD or send additional documents for cases of deceased pensioners so that PSD pay derivative pension to the respective dependants.
Pension recipients who continue their studies must fill in the confirmation form on furthering studies – JPA.BP.SPT.B03a and send it to the Derivative Pension Unit for updating purposes.
The eligibility of the widow/widower whom the pensioner married while in retirement is limited to the remaining number of years within the 20 years after the date of retirement.
For a spouse whom the pensioner married while in services, the eligibility of a child born during the retirement period is until 21 years old and prolonged until completing his/her first degree. For a spouse whom the pensioner married during the retirement period, the eligibility of their children is limited to the remaining number of years within the 20 years after the date of retirement.
A widow/widower whom the pensioner married after privatisation is eligible for derivative pension only for the remaining number of years within the 20 years after the date of retirement.
The officer can change his/her choice to Scheme A within 2 years after the date of privatisation.
Cash in Lieu on Accumulated Leave (GCR) is an award given to federal officers who does have the chance to utilise their leave due to service priorities.
GCR became effective on 1 January 1974 through Service Circular 1 Year 1974 and is only given to federal officers who retire on or after 1 January 1974.
GCR can only be given to permanent officers (including those in probation) and temporary officers in federal services.
15. Who are not eligible for GCR? Officers who have resigned or were terminated due to disciplinary reasons are not eligible for GCR.
The accumulation of GCR is guide by Rule 21(1), Pension Regulation 1980, Service Circulars (whichever applicable) and General Orders Chapter C.
GCR is given based on 1/30 of the last drawn salary, subject to a maximum of 150 days accumulated.
PSD is responsible for approving and paying GCR to federal pensioners, while GCR for statutory bodies and local authority pensioners is paid by their respective last department.
For federal officers, payments for GCR are under the Federal Government, from the Consolidated Fund
Payment of GCR will be made within 21 days from the retirement date of an officer.
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