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Remuneration and pensions of membersE+W+S+N.I.

3(1)The Authority shall pay to each of their members, in respect of his office as such, such remuneration (whether by way of salary or fees) and such allowances as the Secretary of State may determine in the case of those members respectively; and in determining the remuneration and allowances to be paid under this subparagraph, different provision may be made as regards the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman and the other members.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)If any member of the Authority, other than the Chairman, is employed about the affairs of the Authority otherwise than as a member of the Authority, the Authority shall pay to that member (in addition to any remuneration to which he may be entitled in respect of his office as a member) such remuneration, if any, as the Secretary of State may determine.

(3)The Authority may pay or make provision for paying to or in respect of any of their members such pensions, allowances or gratuities as the Secretary of State may determine in the case of those members respectively.

(4)Where a person ceases to be a member of the Authority otherwise than on the expiry of his term of office and it appears to the Secretary of State that there are special circumstances which make it right for him to receive compensation, the Authority may make to him a payment of such amount as the Secretary of State may determine.

(5)The approval of [F1the Treasury] shall be required for any determination under this paragraph.

(6)As soon as possible after making a determination under this paragraph, the Secretary of State shall lay a statement thereof before each House of Parliament.

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F1Words substituted by virtue of S.I. 1981/1670, arts. 2(1)(c)(d), (2), 3(5)

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