158. Meaning of "earnings"

(1) For the purposes of these Regulations, but subject to the following subsection, "earnings" are any sums payable to a person —
(a) by way of wages or salary (including any fees, bonus, commission, overtime pay or other emoluments payable in addition to wages or salary or payable under a contract for service);
(b) by way of pension (including an annuity in respect of past services), whether or not rendered to the person paying the annuity, and including periodical payments by way of compensation for the loss, abolition or relinquishment, or diminution in the emoluments, of any office or employment.
(2) The following shall not be treated as earnings —
(a) sums payable by any public department of the Abu Dhabi Global Market;
(b) any wage or salary sacrifices.