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SCHEDULE 2AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT PENSION SCHEME (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 1998

Amendments to Part VI: Pension Sharing

28.  In regulation 139(2)(1) (pension sharing mechanism in the Scheme) after “surviving spouse” insert “or civil partner”.

29.  In regulation 144(2) (discharge of pension credit liability) after “ex spouse”, where it occurs in paragraphs (1), (2) and (4), insert “or ex civil partner”.

30.  In regulation 148(3) (“implementation period” for discharge of pension credit)–

(a)in paragraphs (1)(b)(i) and (2) omit the word “matrimonial”; and

(b)in paragraph (2)(b) after “divorce” insert “, dissolution”.

31.  In regulation 149(4) (failure to discharge liability within implementation period)–

(a)in the heading after “ex spouse” insert “or ex civil partner”; and

(b)in paragraph (5) after “ex spouse” insert “or ex civil partner”.

32.  In regulation 156(4)(5) (charges in respect of pension sharing costs) for “the member or his spouse”, in both places in which it occurs, substitute “the member, his spouse or his civil partner”.

(1)

Regulation 139 was inserted by S.S.I. 2001/23, regulation 4.

(2)

Regulation 144 was inserted by S.S.I. 2001/23, regulation 4.

(3)

Regulation 148 was inserted by S.S.I. 2001/23, regulation 4.

(4)

Regulation 149 was inserted by S.S.I. 2001/23, regulation 4.

(5)

Regulation 156 was inserted by S.S.I. 2001/23, regulation 4.