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The Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Regulations 2007

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New remuneration arrangements for councillors

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3.—(1) Regulations 4 to 11 apply in relation to payment of remuneration by each local authority to its councillors who are elected at–

(a)an ordinary election, or

(b)an election to fill a casual vacancy in the office of councillor in accordance with section 37 of the 1973 Act (filling of casual vacancies)(1), that is held after 2nd May 2007.

(2) No local authority shall make any payments to its councillors by way of remuneration (as opposed to allowances, for reimbursement of expenses or by way of pension), except where that is provided for by paragraph (4) or regulations 4 to 11.

(3) Any councillor may renounce the receipt of any remuneration payable in terms of these Regulations, in whole or in part, in which case the remuneration is not payable by the local authority.

(4) A local authority shall pay contributions or other payments as required of an employing authority under the Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 1998(2) in respect of those of its councillors that elect to become councillor members of the pension scheme established under those Regulations.

(5) Where any period for which remuneration is payable under these Regulations is less than a year, the remuneration so payable for that period shall be a proportionate part of the yearly rate.

(6) Where there is a provision for a local authority to pay remuneration, that remuneration shall be payable either calendar monthly or every four weeks, as the local authority determines.

(1)

Section 37 was amended by the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2002, sections 3 and 4.

(2)

S.I. 1998/366.

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