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The National Health Service Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2008

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3.C.3—(1) Each employing authority must contribute to the scheme, in respect of each person who is an active member of the scheme in an employment with the authority, at such a rate as the Scottish Ministers specify from time to time.

(2) In specifying such a rate, the Scottish Ministers must take account of the cost of providing for any increase in pensions under the scheme as a result of orders made under the provisions of the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 and section 59 of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975(1).

(3) Any contributions payable under this regulation must be paid to the Scottish Ministers.

(4) If for any period a person holds more than one employment with an employing authority in respect of which the person is an active member of the scheme, this regulation applies in respect of each of those employments as if it were the only employment held.

(5) The rate for the period commencing on 1st April 2008 and ending on 31st March 2009 is 14.0 per cent.

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1975 c. 14. Section 59 was consolidated in the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c. 4).

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