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The Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and effect

  3. 2.Amendment of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 1998

  4. 3.Paternity and adoption

  5. 4.General eligibility for membership: employees of Scheme employers etc.

  6. 5.Employees of non-Scheme employers: community admission bodies

  7. 6.Further restriction on eligibility

  8. 7.Periods of membership: “total membership”

  9. 8.Meaning of “pay”

  10. 9.Calculations

  11. 10.Final pay

  12. 11.Normal retirement

  13. 12.Ill-health

  14. 13.Amounts of ill-health pension and grant

  15. 14.Re-employed pensioners

  16. 15.Further provisions about elections under regulation 28

  17. 16.Other early leavers: deferred retirement benefits and elections for early payment

  18. 17.Concurrent employments

  19. 18.Reduction of death grants: re-employed pensioners

  20. 19.Meaning of “eligible child”

  21. 20.Dependants of re-employed pensioners

  22. 21.Power of employing authority to increase total membership

  23. 22.Power of employing authority to increase total membership of new members

  24. 23.Election for pension in lieu of retirement grant

  25. 24.Retirement benefits

  26. 25.Elections as to use of accumulated value of AVCs

  27. 26.Accounts and audit

  28. 27.Actuarial valuations and certificates

  29. 28.Special circumstances where revised actuarial valuations and certificates must be obtained

  30. 29.Employer’s further payments

  31. 30.Interest

  32. 31.Discontinuance of additional contributions

  33. 32.Cost of calculations for transfer of AVCs or SCAVCs into the Scheme where no transfer is requested

  34. 33.Rights to return of contributions

  35. 34.Commencement of pensions

  36. 35.First instance decisions

  37. 36.Decision by appointed person and notice of it

  38. 37.Decisions

  39. 38.Annual benefit statements

  40. 39.Recovery or retention where former member has misconduct obligation

  41. 40.Inward transfers of pension rights

  42. 41.Right to count credited period

  43. 42.Changes of fund

  44. 43.Liability for combined benefits

  45. 44.Conversion of periods credited under Discretionary Payments Regulations etc. into membership

  46. 45.Interpretation

  47. 46.Matters to be included in an admission agreement in certain cases

  48. 47.Revenue restrictions

  49. 48.Transitional provisions

  50. 49.Right to opt out

  51. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE A

    2. SCHEDULE B

  52. Explanatory Note

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