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The National Health Service Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2015

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18.—(1) Subject to regulation 19, a person is eligible to join this scheme if the person is a health service worker and is—

(a)employed by an NHS organisation listed in Part 1 of Schedule 5;

(b)an individual who is, or who is employed by, a medical contractor listed in Part 2 of that Schedule;

(c)an individual who is a medical practitioner or dental practitioner listed in Part 3 of that Schedule; or

(d)employed by a determination employer (see Part 4 of that Schedule).

(2) Subject to regulation 19 a person is eligible to join this scheme if the person is—

(a)an individual of a category or description listed in Schedule 6; and

(b)a person in respect of whom the Scottish Ministers have made a determination under section 25(5) of the 2013 Act.

(3) Where such a determination is made, these Regulations apply to the person subject to any modification made by the Scottish Ministers by direction under section 25(8) of the 2013 Act.

(4) In paragraph (1), the reference to a person being employed does not include a reference to a person engaged under a contract for services.

(5) Where a person is eligible to join this scheme by virtue of more than one of the sub-paragraphs of paragraph (1) or (2), the scheme manager must determine which one sub-paragraph is to be used as a basis for membership.

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