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The Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2000

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35.  In regulation 79, add as paragraphs (5), (6) and (7)–

(5) Where, on leaving local government employment, a pension and retirement grant becomes payable to a member under regulation 25 (redundancy etc.) or regulation 30 (other early leavers etc) the appropriate administering authority may require the employing authority to make additional payments to the appropriate fund in respect of the extra cost of the immediate payment of the pension and retirement grant together with the cost of providing any increase under Part I of the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971.

(6) Whereon such a pension and retirement grant becoming payable, a pension and retirement grant also become payable to the member in respect of service with one or more other employing authorities, the employing authority in relation to whom the redundancy arose or by whom the consent to early retirement was given shall be responsible for making any additional payments in accordance with paragraph (5) in respect of all such service.

(7) Any additional payments that are due under paragraph (5) shall be made, if the administering authority agree by–

(a)a single payment of an amount determined by the administering authority on the advice of the fund actuary; or

(b)instalments, each of an amount determined by the administering authority on the advice of the fund actuary, covering a period not exceeding the period between the member’s leaving local government employment and reaching NRD, or a period not exceeding 5 years, the first and subsequent instalments becoming payable as agreed between the administering authority and the employing authority..

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