Local, Government (Superannuation) Act, 1948

Contributions by established servants.

56.—(1) An established servant of a local authority shall contribute to such local authority for the purposes of this Part of this Act at the rate per annum of four and one-sixth per cent. of—

(a) his wages, expressed as an annual amount, and

(b) the annual value as determined under section 59 of this Act of his emoluments, if any.

(2) The contribution to be made by an established servant of a local authority under this section may be obtained by such local authority by means of periodical deductions from his wages, but, if any such deduction proper to be made by a local authority from his wages is not made, such local authority may, without prejudice to any other remedy, recover the amount by retaining it out of any sums due by them to him or out of any allowance payable by them to or in respect of him.

(3) Where, under section 64 of this Act, lump sums, allowances or gratuities granted by a local authority are payable by another local authority, the first-mentioned local authority shall transfer from time to time (but not less frequently than once in each quarter) to the other local authority—

(a) in case the first-mentioned local authority are a vocational education committee—one-half of all sums received by them by way of contribution under this section,

(b) in any other case—the whole of all such sums.