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Nottinghamshire Police Federation

Pensions buy-back

Is paid family leave automatically pensionable?

Yes, members pay pension contributions on the salary they receive and in return it counts as pensionable service. 

What if I am on unpaid family leave?

If you’re on unpaid family leave and want to maintain your pensionable service for that period, you’ll have to make payments into your pension to cover this time.

What types of unpaid family leave can I buy back?

Under all three police pension schemes you can buy back the following types of unpaid family leave:

  • Maternity leave
  • Maternity support leave
  • Adoption leave
  • Adoption support leave
  • Parental leave.

Contact the Force pension administrator for further guidance.