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The Local Government (Discretionary Payments) Regulations 1996

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15.—(1) Where—

(a)apart from this regulation and regulation 16, annual compensation is payable to a person; and

(b)he enters a new employment,

the annual compensation shall be reduced in accordance with regulation 16 for so long as he holds that or any other new employment.

(2) Where two or more awards of annual compensation in respect of an eligible person fall to be reduced in accordance with this regulation, each such award shall be reduced in proportion to its amount.

(3) In this regulation and regulation 16, “annual compensation”, in relation to a person, means the annual compensation which would, apart from this regulation and regulation 16, be payable to him under this Part.

(4) In this Part “new employment”, in relation to a person, means employment with a LGPS employer or a relevant Scottish employer which he enters after the material date.

(5) If—

(a)the person’s contractual hours in a new employment are altered; or

(b)he is transferred to another post under the same employing authority at an altered remuneration,

this regulation applies as if he had again entered a new employment.

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