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The Local Government Superannuation (Scotland) Amendment (No.4) Regulations 1997

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Death gratuity

17.  In regulation E11–

(a)in paragraph (1) for the words “his executors are entitled to receive a lump sum death gratuity” there shall be substituted the words “there shall be paid a lump sum death gratuity in accordance with regulation E11ZA”; and

(b)for paragraph (4) there shall be substituted–

(4) Where paragraph 1(a) applies the amount of the death gratuity is the greater of–

(a)twice the deceased’s pensionable remuneration; or

(b)three eightieths of his pensionable remuneration multiplied by the length in years of his reckonable service

less, in a case where a surviving spouse’s long-term pension is payable under regulation E5, the appropriate amount to be deducted under paragraph (9)..

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