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PART 3Amendment of the National Health Service Superannuation Scheme (2008 Section) (Scotland) Regulations 2013

7.  The National Health Service Superannuation Scheme (2008 Section) (Scotland) Regulations 2013(1) are amended in accordance with regulations 8 to 12.

8.  In regulation 2.C.2 (contribution rate for members other than non-GP providers)—

(a)in paragraph (2)—

(i)for the words from “contribution rate” to “following table”, substitute—

contribution rate—

(a)for the scheme year 2015-16 is the percentage specified in column 2 of table 1 in respect of the corresponding pensionable pay band specified in column 1 of that table into which the member’s pensionable pay falls;

(b)for the scheme year 2016-17 is the percentage specified in column 2 of table 2;

(ii)for “Scheme Year 2015-16”, substitute “Table 1”; and

(iii)at the end, insert—

Table 2

Column 1

Pensionable pay band

Column 2

Contribution percentage rate

Up to £16,1285.2%
£16,129 - £21,8175.8%
£21,818 - £27,3607.3%
£27,361 - £50,4669.5%
£50,467 - £72,05012.7%
£72,051 - £112,49013.7%
£112,491 to any higher amount14.7%

(b)omit paragraph (5).

9.  In regulation 2.C.3 (determination of pensionable pay for setting a contribution rate for members other than non-GP providers)—

(a)in each of paragraphs (4) to (15), for “the table” substitute “the applicable table”;

(b)in each of paragraphs (16), (17)(a) and (21)(b), for “the table” substitute “table 2”; and

(c)in paragraph (21)(a), omit the words from “, in addition” to “providers),”.

10.  In regulation 2.C.4(15) (contribution rate and determination of pensionable earnings for non-GP providers)—

(a)for sub-paragraph (b), substitute—

(b)in respect of the 2015-16 scheme year, table 2;

(c)in respect of the 2016-17 scheme year, table 3.; and

(b)for the existing tables, substitute—

Table 1: Scheme Year 2014-15

Column 1

Pensionable earnings band

Column 2

Contribution percentage rate

Up to £15,8285.2%
£15,829 - £21,6015.8%
£21,602 - £27,0897.3%
£27,090 - £49,9679.5%
£49,968 - £71,33712.7%
£71,338 - £111,37613.7%
£111,377 to any higher amount14.7%

Table 2: Scheme Year 2015-16

Column 1

Pensionable earnings band

Column 2

Contribution percentage rate

Up to £16,1285.2%
£16,129 - £21,8175.8%
£21,818 - £27,3607.3%
£27,361 - £50,4669.5%
£50,467 - £72,05012.7%
£72,051 - £112,49013.7%
£112,491 to any higher amount14.7%

Table 3: Scheme Year 2016-17

Column 1

Pensionable earnings band

Column 2

Contribution percentage rate

Up to £16,1285.2%
£16,129 - £21,8175.8%
£21,818 - £27,3607.3%
£27,361 - £50,4669.5%
£50,467 - £72,05012.7%
£72,051 - £112,49013.7%
£112,491 to any higher amount14.7%

11.  In regulation 2.J.14(12) (employing authority and certain member record keeping and contribution estimates), for “host Board” substitute “contracting Health Board”.

12.  In regulation 3.C.2(13) (members’ contribution rate)—

(a)for sub-paragraph (b), substitute—

(b)in respect of the 2015-16 scheme year, table 2;

(c)in respect of the 2016-17 scheme year, table 3.; and

(b)for the existing tables, substitute—

Table 1: Scheme Year 2014-15

Column 1

Pensionable earnings band

Column 2

Contribution percentage rate

Up to £15,8285.2%
£15,829 - £21,6015.8%
£21,602 - £27,0897.3%
£27,090 - £49,9679.5%
£49,968 - £71,33712.7%
£71,338 - £111,37613.7%
£111,377 to any higher amount14.7%

Table 2: Scheme Year 2015-16

Column 1

Pensionable earnings band

Column 2

Contribution percentage rate

Up to £16,1285.2%
£16,129 - £21,8175.8%
£21,818 - £27,3607.3%
£27,361 - £50,4669.5%
£50,467 - £72,05012.7%
£72,051 - £112,49013.7%
£112,491 to any higher amount14.7%

Table 3: Scheme Year 2016-17

Column 1

Pensionable earnings band

Column 2

Contribution percentage rate

Up to £16,1285.2%
£16,129 - £21,8175.8%
£21,818 - £27,3607.3%
£27,361 - £50,4669.5%
£50,467 - £72,05012.7%
£72,051 - £112,49013.7%
£112,491 to any higher amount14.7%
(1)

S.S.I. 2013/174; relevant amending instruments are S.S.I. 2013/174 and S.S.I. 2014/154.

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