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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Paragraph 6: Remuneration, allowances and pensions

215.Sub-paragraph (1) provides for Scottish Ministers to determine the remuneration to be paid to ordinary members of the Commission, and sub-paragraph (2) provides further for them to determine allowances in respect of expenses to be paid to ordinary members and to the chief executive.

216.Sub-paragraph (3) provides that Scottish Ministers may, under special circumstances, direct the Commission to pay compensation to an ordinary member who has ceased to hold the office otherwise than on the expiry of the terms of their appointment. Sub-paragraph (4) provides that Scottish Ministers may direct the Commission to pay pensions, allowances or gratuities, or contributions to these, to ordinary members as Ministers consider appropriate.

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