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Introduction to public service pension schemes

Certain public sector pension schemes must be governed and administered as public service pension schemes under the Public Service Pensions Acts from April 2015. Scheme managers and pension board members must comply with a number of legal requirements.

Roles and responsibilities

A number of people and organisations will be involved in ensuring that public service pension schemes are well governed, managed and administered.

Knowledge and understanding duty on board members

If you’re a pension board member for a public service pension scheme you must meet certain legal requirements that relate to your knowledge and understanding.

Learn about managing public service schemes

Use our Public Service toolkit to learn about managing public service pension schemes and to increase your knowledge and understanding.