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Rating (Scotland) Act 1926

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1The provisions of section one hundred and twenty of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1889, shall apply to the determination and payment of compensation to officers or servants subject to the following and any other necessary modifications :—

(a)References to the county council and the Treasury shall be construed as references to the rating authority liable in payment to the officer or servant of compensation (in this Schedule referred to as the " compensating authority") and the Secretary of State respectively, and the reference to the convener or vice-convener shall be construed in the case where the compensating authority is the town council of a burgh as a reference to the lord provost, provost or acting chief magistrate of the burgh;

(b)The reference to the Acts and rules relating to His Majesty's Civil Service shall be construed as a reference to the Acts and rules which were in operation at the date of the passing of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1889;

(c)References to " the passing of this Act " shall, except in the case of abolition or relinquishment of office, be construed as references to the date when the loss arose, and in the case of abolition or relinquishment of office, as references to the date of such abolition or relinquishment ;

(d)A claim for compensation shall not be maintainable unless it is intimated to the compensating authority within two years of the date on which it is alleged to have arisen ;

(e)Expenses incurred by a rating authority in pursuance of section twenty-seven of this Act and of this Schedule shall be defrayed in like manner as the expenses of levying and collecting rates:

Provided that if any compensation is payable by way of a capital sum the payment of that compensation shall be a purpose for which the rating authority may borrow upon the security of the assessment or rate out of which the said expenses are to be defrayed, and any sum so borrowed shall be repaid within a period of five years from the date on which the sum is borrowed.

(f)Subsections (8) and (9) shall not apply.

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