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Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Act 2009

Rule 54: Medical examinations

224.Rule 54 allows the Fund trustees to require an applicant for an ill-health pension or an individual whose entitlement is being reviewed (under rule 53) to be examined by a doctor. The Fund trustees will bear the cost of any such examination (payment for which will be made from the Pension Fund under rule 3(1)(b)) unless they determine that the costs should be borne by the examinee.

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