Medical retirement is guided by section 40 (1).Computationa)
(i) Section 40(1)(a) states that if an officer’s pensionable service is less than ten years, a lump sum shall be calculated like a discharge or resignation, which is; ii) Sub-section (b)(i) gives a formula in a case where the officer’s infirmity is in the opinion of the appropriate authority, due to officer’s own fault.
- b) (i) Sub-section
(b) (ii) gives a formula in a case where the officer’s infirmity is not in the opinion of the appropriate authority, due to officer’s own fault.
What vital documents does the PSPF look for in my file?
Before the file is forwarded to the PSPF, it is important to ensure that it contains the following documents:
(i) Application for appointment form;
(ii) Letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and promotion (where applicable);
(iii) Demotion letter (where applicable);
(iv) Updated Form of Vital Statistics;
(v) Certified copies of marriage certificate(s) and divorce certificate(s) (where applicable);
(vi) Birth certificates or under five clinic cards for children. In the absence of birth documents, affidavits personally sworn in by the retiring officer;
(vii) Names of parents (if any)
(viii) Certified copies of National Registration Card (NRC) for the retiree, spouse, parents and children who are above 18 years old;
(ix) Retirement letter from the relevant service commission;
(x) Payment voucher for terminal leave benefits/application for leave form;
(xi) Clearance certificate (Round Robin);
(xii) Pay slip showing the first pension contribution in respect of married female officers who, prior to 1975, were required to contribute to the then Zambia National Provident Fund; members of the Defense Forces who only started contributing to PSPF in 1990; and, Court Messengers who were only integrated into the Civil Service in 1981;
(xiii) PSPF Monthly Pension Forwarding Address Form;
(xiv) Contact address, telephone, e-mail, fax in respect of the officer and the next of kin.