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The Local Government (Discretionary Payments) Regulations 1996

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Paying authority

31.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), compensation payable under this Part shall be paid by the employing authority.

(2) The appropriate authority in relation to any person who is entitled to any compensation under this Part may agree with the employing authority to pay any compensation arising in respect of that person (other than compensation payable in the form of a lump sum) on their behalf, and to recover the amount from them within a period of two months from the payment.

(3) In paragraph (2) the reference to the appropriate authority, in relation to any person, is a reference to the authority who are the administering authority in relation to him for the purposes of the LGPS Regulations or who would be that authority in relation to him but for a relevant disqualification and on the relevant assumptions.

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