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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 14 – Remuneration, allowances and pensions

32.Section 14 permits the Commission to pay its members and employees remuneration and expenses. Subsection (1)(a) sets out that remuneration is to be determined by the Commission with the approval of the Scottish Ministers. Subsection (2) provides that the Commission may also make payment of pensions, allowances or gratuities as the Commission determines, but with the approval of the Scottish Ministers. Subsection (3) allows for pensions, allowances and gratuities to be paid to staff and members in compensation for any loss of office.

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