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The Local Government (Discretionary Payments) Regulations 1996

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Power to increase 1978 Act redundancy payments above 1978 Act weekly pay limit

4.—(1) Where a LGPS member or an assumed member—

(a)ceases to hold his employment with an employing authority; and

(b)is entitled to a redundancy payment under the 1978 Act,

the authority may pay him compensation under this regulation.

(2) The compensation payable under this regulation shall not exceed the difference between—

(a)the redundancy payment to which he is entitled under Part VI of the 1978 Act (redundancy payments)(1); and

(b)the redundancy payment to which he would have been so entitled if paragraph 8(1)(c) of Schedule 14 to that Act (limit on weekly pay for purposes of calculating redundancy payments) were omitted.


Part VI was amended by the Employment Act 1980 (c. 42), s.20, Sch. 1, paragraph 33, Sch. 2; the Employment Act 1982 (c. 46), ss. 20, 21, Sch. 2 paragraph 6(2), Sch. 3 Pt. I, Sch. 4; the Employment Act 1989 (c. 38), ss. 16(1), 17, 29, Sch. 6 paragraph 20, Sch. 7 Pt. II, Sch. 9 paragraph 3; the Employment Act 1990, ss. 13, 16, Sch. 3; the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993 (c. 19), s.49, Sch. 8; S.I. 1995/1953 Art. 3, Sch. paragraphs 8 to 10; S.I. 1995/2587, reg. 13(6).

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