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The Special Constables (Injury Benefit) (Scotland) Regulations 1987

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Injury benefit

3.—(1) The Police (Injury Benefit) Regulations 1987(1) shall apply, subject to the necessary modifications, in relation to—

(a)a person who—

(i)receives or received an injury without his own default and in the execution of his duty, whether before, on or after 25th November 1982; and

(ii)on or after that date ceases or has ceased to serve as a special constable; and

(iii)within 12 months of so receiving that injury, becomes or became totally and permanently disabled as a result thereof; and

(b)a special constable who—

(i)receives or received an injury without his own default and in the execution of his duty, whether before, on or after 25th November 1982; and

(ii)was serving as a special constable on or after that date; and

(iii) within 12 months of so receiving that injury, dies or has died as a result thereof;

as they apply in the case of a person such as is mentioned in regulation 4(1) or, as the case may be, regulation 5(1) of those Regulations.

(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1) any references in the Police (Injury Benefit) Regulations 1987(2) to any of the provisions of the Police Pensions Regulations 1973(3) or, as the case may be, the Police Pensions Regulations 1987(4) shall include references to those provisions as applied in relation to special constables by the principal Regulations.

(1)

S.I. 1987/156, amended by S.I. 1987/256 and 341.

(2)

These Regulations were amended by S.I. 1987/256, with effect from 1st April 1987, so as to substitute for references to the Police Pensions Regulations 1973 (S.I. 1973/428) references to the Police Pensions Regulations 1987 (S.I. 1987/257).

(3)

S.I. 1973/428, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations, revoked at 1st April 1987 by S.I. 1987/256.

(4)

S.I. 1987/257, brought into force at 1st April 1987 by S.I. 1987/256.

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