The Police Superannuation Scheme (PSS) is a superannuation scheme for members of the NSW Police Service who were employed prior to 1 April 1988. The scheme was closed to new members from 1 April 1988.
PSS is a defined benefit scheme administered under the provisions of the Police Regulation (Superannuation) Act 1906. All members contribute 6% of their annual Salary of Office.
In addition, a large part of the benefits payable from PSS are financed by the employer. PSS provides a range of benefits payable on:
- normal retirement (at age 60 or over)
- early voluntary retirement (between the ages of 55 and 60)
- resignation or dismissal
- invalidity retirement (hurt on duty (HOD))
- invalidity retirement (not hurt on duty (NHOD))
- death (HOD)
- death (NHOD).
Please refer to PSS Fact Sheet 1: Overview for more information.
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