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The Local Government (Discretionary Payments and Injury Benefits) (Scotland) Regulations 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and effect

    2. 2.General interpretation

    3. 3.General exclusions -teachers

  3. PART II INCREASE OF STATUTORY REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS

    1. 4.Power to increase statutory redundancy payments above statutory weekly pay limit

  4. PART III COMPENSATION FOR PREMATURE RETIREMENT

    1. Interpretation

      1. 5.Interpretation of Part III

    2. Eligibility to benefit under this Part

      1. 6.Persons who are eligible to benefit: pensionable employees and assumed pensionable employees

      2. 7.Application of Part III to assumed pensionable employees: “relevant disqualification”, “relevant assumptions” and “special service”

    3. Discretionary awards of lump sum and annual compensation to former employees

      1. 8.Power to award credited period for compensation purposes

      2. 9.Lump sum compensation

      3. 10.Annual compensation; general provisions

    4. Adjustments to compensation: other receipts

      1. 11.Limit on annual compensation where entitlement to occupational pension

      2. 12.Redundancy payments

      3. 13.Other termination payments

      4. 14.Periodic payments

    5. Adjustments to compensation: new employment

      1. 15.New employment

      2. 16.Reduction of annual compensation during new employment

      3. 17.Cessation of new employment

      4. 18.Reduction of annual compensation on cessation of new employment

    6. Surrenders

      1. 19.Allocation of part of annual compensation

    7. Awards to surviving spouses

      1. 20.Entitlement to surviving spouse’s short-term and long-term compensation

      2. 21.Amount of surviving spouse’s short-term and long-term compensation

    8. Awards to surviving children

      1. 22.Entitlement to children’s short-term compensation

      2. 23.Amount of children’s short-term compensation

      3. 24.Entitlement to children’s long-term compensation

      4. 25.Amount of children’s long-term compensation

      5. 26.Payment of children’s compensation

    9. Miscellaneous and supplemental

      1. 27.Notification of compensation

      2. 28.Information

      3. 29.Payment of compensation

      4. 30.Interest on sums due under Part III

      5. 31.Paying authority – general

      6. 32.Paying authority on closure of certain educational establishments

      7. 33.Retrospective effect in certain cases

  5. PART IV COMPENSATION FOR REDUNDANCY WHERE PART III DOES NOT APPLY

    1. 34.Persons to whom this Part applies

    2. 35.Determination to pay and computation of compensation

    3. 36.Notification and payment of compensation

    4. 37.Supplementary provisions

  6. PART V INJURY ALLOWANCES ETC.

    1. 38.Interpretation of Part V

    2. 39.Loss of employment through permanent incapacity

    3. 40.Reduction in remuneration

    4. 41.Allowances for pensioners

    5. 42.Death benefits

    6. 43.Considerations in determining amount of benefits

    7. 44.Application of Part V in respect of injury or disease before commencement date

  7. PART VI GRATUITIES AS RESPECTS NON-PENSIONABLE SERVICE

    1. 45.Meaning of “service” in Part VI

    2. 46.Death in service gratuities

    3. 47.Retirement gratuities

    4. 48.Redundancy gratuities

    5. 49.Schemes in connection with the exercise of powers

  8. PART VII MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. Decisions and appeals

      1. 50.Decisions and appeals

    2. Supplemental

      1. 51.Finance

      2. 52.Revocations and transitional provisions

  9. Signature

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      Appropriate percentages for adjustment of annual compensation for redundancy payments

    2. 2

      Revocations

  11. Explanatory Note

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