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Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Act 2009

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Guaranteed pension for surviving partner

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69(1)Where a scheme pensioner dies during his or her initial pension period and leaves a surviving partner—

(a)the surviving partner’s entitlement to be paid a partner’s pension is suspended for the remainder of the initial pension period, and

(b)the deceased’s scheme pension is to continue to be paid for the remainder of his or her initial pension period (but is to be paid to the surviving partner instead of to the deceased).

(2)Where a children’s pension is payable in respect of the deceased, the pension payable under this rule is to be reduced—

(a)for the 3 months following death, by the amount of children’s pension payable to the surviving partner during that period, and

(b)for the remainder of the initial pension period, by the total amount of children’s pension payable during that period.

(3)Where the surviving partner dies during the deceased’s initial pension period, the pension payable under this rule is to be paid to the surviving partner’s personal representatives.

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