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The Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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33.—(1) Any authorised payments within the meaning of section 164 (authorised member payments) of the Finance Act 2004(1) listed in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) may be paid in accordance with the rules relating to the payment of such benefits under that Act or relevant regulations under that Act—

(a)a lump sum which is a trivial commutation lump sum within the meaning of section 166 (lump sum rule) of that Act;

(b)a trivial commutation lump sum death benefit within the meaning of section 168 (lump sum death benefit rule) of that Act; or

(c)a commutation payment under regulation 6 (payment after relevant accretion), 11 (de minimis rule for pension schemes) or 12 (payments by larger pension schemes) of the Registered Pension Schemes (Authorised Payments) Regulations 2009(2).

(2) Any payment under paragraph (1) shall be calculated in accordance with actuarial guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers.

(3) If a member receives a payment under this regulation, any pension account relating to that payment must be closed and the member is entitled to no further benefits in relation to that account and no survivor benefits are subsequently payable upon the death of the member.

(1)

2004 c.12; section 164 was amended by the Finance Act 2006 (c.25), the Finance Act 2008 (c.9), the Finance Act 2009 (c.10) and the Finance Act 2011 (c.11).

(2)

S.I. 2009/1171; regulations 11 and 12 were amended by S.I. 2011/1751.

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