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The Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 1998

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Death grants

37.—(1) If a member dies, the administering authority may make payments to or for the benefit of the member’s nominee or executors or any person appearing to the authority to have been his relative or dependant at any time.

(2) A nomination must be made by notice in writing to the administering authority in such form as the administering authority may from time to time require and may be revoked in the same manner.

(3) A nomination is also revoked by any subsequent nomination which complies with the requirements referred to in paragraph (2).

(4) If not previously revoked, a nomination ceases to have effect on the member’s subsequent marriage.

(5) The aggregate amount paid under paragraph (1) must not exceed the member’s death grant.

(6) The amount of an active member’s death grant is the greater of–

(a)2 × the member’s final pay; or

(7) The multiplier for a deferred member’s death grant is the same as for his retirement grant.

(8) The multiplier for a pensioner member’s death grant is 5, but the amount so calculated is reduced by the amounts of any retirement pension paid to him.

(9) If the administering authority have not made payments under paragraph (1) equalling in aggregate the member’s death grant before the expiry of the period of two years beginning with his death, they must pay an amount equal to the shortfall to the member’s executors.

(10) For these Regulations, any payments made under paragraph (1) must be treated as payments made by way of death grant.

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