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The Local Government Pension Scheme (Benefits, Membership and Contributions) (Scotland) Regulations 2008

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6.—(1) Membership of the Scheme only entitles the member to benefits under these Regulations if–

(a)the member’s total membership is at least two years; or

(b)a transfer value is credited to the member.

(2) But paragraph (1) does not apply to benefits in respect of a member under regulation 23 (death grants: active members), regulation 24 (survivor benefits: active members), or regulation 28 (children’s pensions: active members).

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), a member who has satisfied one of the conditions in paragraph (1) need not satisfy either of them again if the member ceases to be an active member and subsequently becomes such a member again before drawing benefits under regulation 16, 17, 19, 20, 30 or 31.

(4) Paragraph (3) does not apply to a member in respect of whom a transfer payment has been made under regulations 74 to 77 of the Administration Regulations.

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