The data, information or results contained in, furnished by or obtained from the use of the DES Pension Modeller is for the general guide of members with respect to pension scheme benefits. No responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills for any errors, omissions, or misleading statements obtained through the use of the DES Pensions Modeller. The data, information or results obtained through any use of the DES Pensions Modeller have no legal standing and, in particular, are not suitable for use in Family Law Cases. The legislation, policies and terms applicable to your pension scheme will govern any entitlements to pension scheme benefits.
The Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 became law on 28th July 2012 and, from that date, introduced a 40 year limit on pensionable service, for people who have been a member of more than one public service pension scheme . The calculation provided by the DES Pensions Modeller is based on information provided by you. In the event of any error or omission in this estimate, the legal requirements of the scheme rules will govern. At the time of retirement or should you require information for official purposes you should contact the Department of Education and Skills Pension Unit in writing or by email.