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The Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 1997 (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Amendment of Regulations

  4. 3.General eligibility for membership: employees of Scheme employers etc.

  5. 4.Further restrictions on eligibility

  6. 5.Excluded membership

  7. 6.Meaning of pay

  8. 7.Members with lower rate rights

  9. 8.Inland Revenue limits on contributions

  10. 9.Calculations

  11. 10.Final pay

  12. 11.Other final pay periods

  13. 12.Permanent reductions in pay: certificates of protection of pension benefits

  14. 13.Amounts of ill-health pension and grant

  15. 14.Other early leavers: deferred retirement benefits and election for early payment

  16. 15.Re-employed and rejoining deferred members

  17. 16.Death grants

  18. 17.Reduction of some surviving spouses' pensions

  19. 18.Children’s short-term pensions

  20. 19.Children’s long term pension

  21. 20.Power of employing authority to increase total membership of new members

  22. 21.Payments to increase total membership

  23. 22.Elections to pay AVCs

  24. 23.Interest

  25. 24.Right to return of contributions

  26. 25.Exclusion of rights to return of contributions

  27. 26.Deduction and recovery of member’s contributions

  28. 27.Interest on late payment of certain benefits

  29. 28.First instance decisions

  30. 29.Statements of policy concerning exercise of discretionary functions

  31. 30.Statements of policy concerning abatement of retirement pensions in new employment

  32. 31.Forfeiture of pension rights after conviction of employment-related offences

  33. 32.Members employed by magistrates' courts committees

  34. 33.Definitions

  35. 34.Revenue Restrictions

  36. 35.Right to opt out

  37. Signature



      1. 1.For “final pay” wherever those words appear substitute “final remuneration”....

      2. 2.For “his total membership”, “the total membership” and “the member’s...

      3. 3.In paragraph 1(1), in the definition of “Class B member”,...

      4. 4.In paragraph 1(2)– (a) for “is a retained rights member”...

      5. 5.In paragraph 1(3)– (a) for “relevant benefits” substitute “retained rights”;...

      6. 6.In paragraph 1, insert after sub-paragraph (3)–

      7. 7.In paragraph 1, add at the end–

      8. 8.In paragraph 2(1), for “Parts II and III” substitute “these...

      9. 9.Delete sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 2.

      10. 10.After paragraph 2(3) insert– (3A) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the...

      11. 11.In paragraph 2(4), for “one sixtieth of the member’s final...

      12. 12.In paragraph 2, for sub-paragraph (5) substitute–

      13. 13.In paragraph 2(6), after (3) insert “(3A),”.

      14. 14.In paragraph 2, insert after sub-paragraph (7)–

      15. 15.In paragraph 2(8), for “three eightieths of the member’s final...

      16. 16.In paragraph 2(9), for “four times his final pay” substitute...

      17. 17.In paragraph 2(10), for “The total membership taken into account”...

      18. 18.In paragraph 2, for sub-paragraph (11) substitute–

      19. 19.In paragraph 3, for “Parts II and III” substitute “these...

      20. 20.In paragraph 4 for sub-paragraph (1) substitute–

      21. 21.In paragraph 4(2), for “one sixtieth of the member’s final...

      22. 22.In paragraph 4(3)– (a) before the number “31” insert “26...

      23. 23.Delete paragraph 4(4).

      24. 24.In paragraph 4(5)– (a) for paragraph (a) substitute–

      25. 25.In paragraph 4 insert as sub-paragraphs (8) and (9)–

      26. 26.For paragraph 5, substitute– (1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the aggregate benefit payable by...

      27. 27.In paragraph 6, for sub-paragraph (1) substitute–

      28. 28.In paragraph 7(1), after “regulations 12, 17 and 18” insert...

      29. 29.In paragraph 8(2)(b), for “he was aged 65” substitute “his...

      30. 30.In paragraph 8(3), for “retained benefits” substitute “retained rights”.

      31. 31.In paragraph 8(4)(b), after “retirement grant” insert “or, in the...

      32. 32.In paragraph 8(5), for “relevant benefits” substitute “retained rights”.

      33. 33.In paragraph 9(5)– (a) for “paragraph 1(3)(a)” substitute “paragraphs 1(3)(a)...

  38. Explanatory Note

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