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Common bond qualifications for membership

 Admission to membership of the Credit Union is restricted to:

  7(1)      Admission to membership of the credit union is restricted to an individual who follows, or has retired from, the occupations in the following ‘Minor’ Groups of the Office for National Statistics Standard Occupational Classification:

 a)    Police Officer

 b)    Police Support Staff

 c)    Police Staff Associations’ Employees

 d)    Special Constables and Traffic Wardens

 7(2)      A body corporate, an individual in his / her capacity as a partner in a partnership, an individual in his / her capacity as an officer or member of the governing body of an unincorporated association, if the body corporate, partnership or unincorporated association:

 - requires it to employ or otherwise engage persons who follow the above occupations

 - relates to the above occupations in the following way:- provides services related to the above   occupations

 7(3) An individual who is employed by the Scottish Police Credit Union Limited.

 7(4) An individual who is a member of the same household as, and is a relative of,

 an individual who is a member of the credit union and falls directly within a

 common bond specified above.

 7(5) An individual who is otherwise associated with members of the Police service by being an adult or junior member of the Police Scotland Youth Volunteer Scheme

 7(6) An individual who is employed by one of the following agencies and is based within the Scottish Crime Campus at Gartcosh

 Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

  • Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
  • Fire Scotland
  • Scottish Ambulance Service
  • UK Border Force (UKBF)
  • Home Office Immigration and Enforcement (HOIE)
  • Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency
  • Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
  • Food Standards Agency
  • Security Industry Authority (SIA)