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The National Health Service Superannuation Scheme (2008 Section) (Scotland) Regulations 2013

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3.C.3.—(1) The employing authority of a member who is an active member of this Section of the scheme under this Part must contribute to the scheme, in respect of the pensionable earnings of that member, at the rate specified in paragraph (4) (“the employer’s standard rate”).

(2) In specifying the employer’s standard rate, the Scottish Ministers must—

(a)obtain the consent of the Treasury; and

(b)take account of the advice of the scheme actuary and 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(1) and section 59 (increase of official pensions) of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975(2).

(3) 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 this Section of the scheme, this regulation applies in respect of each of those employments as if it were the only employment held.

(4) The employer’s standard rate is 13.5%.

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

(2)

1970 c.60. Section 59 was amended by section 11 of, and paragraph 20 of Schedule 3 to, the Social Security Act 1979 (c.18), paragraph 33 of Schedule 5, and Schedule 6, to the Social Security Act 1985 (c.53), section 9(8) of the Social Security Act 1986 (c.50), sections 1(7) and 5 of the Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1990 (c.7), paragraph 34 of Schedule 2 to the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c.6) and paragraph 9(1) of Schedule 8 to the Pensions Schemes Act 1993 (c.48).

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