What is impairment relief ? is it similar to Disability element ?

Disability pension is applicable to only invalid cases -  Not for Normal retirement/ PMR.

Disability pension consist two elements - service element and disability element both applicable to invalid cases only.

Impairment Relief is only equal to disability element which is just a relief and not Pension.   It may affect adversely

Impairment Relief is not a pension, so DR may not be applicable since DR is also a relief and Relief on Relief is not logical.

If DR is not applicable to Impairment relief then  the amount will not be equal to disability element. This thing has not been cleared by MoD

Impairment Relief has been introducced to cut down the expenditure on account of pension to disabled soldiers

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