PART IIICONSTABLES’ PENSIONS
Marginal note:Constable may be required to retire
32. When any constable has
(a) completed a service of twenty years, or
(b) completed a service of not less than ten years, and has reached the age limit,
the Commissioner may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, require him to retire upon the terms as to pension prescribed under this Part.
- R.S., 1952, c. 241, s. 65.
Marginal note:When pensions payable
33. (1) Subject to this Part, when any constable
(a) has completed not less than ten years of service, and is incapacitated from the performance of his duty by infirmity of mind or body, he may be invalided and granted a pension for life; or
(b) has completed not less than twenty years of service, he shall be entitled to retire and receive a pension for life.
Marginal note:Return to service
(2) Any constable who receives a pension before he has completed twenty years of service shall be subject to return to service, as provided by this Part, if he ceases to be incapacitated and has not reached the age limit.
- R.S., 1952, c. 241, s. 66.
Marginal note:Amount of pension
34. (1) The pension of a constable on retirement shall be
(a) if he has completed ten but less than twenty-one years of service, one-fiftieth of his annual pay and allowances during the last year of his service for every year of service;
(b) if he has completed twenty-one but less than twenty-five years of service, an annual sum equal to twenty-fiftieths of his annual pay and allowances during the last year of his service, with an addition of two-fiftieths of such pay and allowances for every completed year of service above twenty years; or
(c) if he has completed twenty-five years of service, an annual sum equal to thirty-fiftieths of his annual pay and allowances during the last year of his service with an addition of one-fiftieth of such pay and allowances for every completed year of service above twenty-five years, but the pension shall not exceed two-thirds of such annual pay and allowances.
Marginal note:Amount of allowances for pension purposes
(2) The Governor in Council may by regulation determine the amount of allowances for pension purposes to be received by any constable of the Force, and this subsection shall be and be deemed to have been effective from the 1st day of August 1919.
- R.S., 1952, c. 241, s. 67.
Marginal note:Re-engaged pensioner
35. (1) In the event of a pensioner being re-engaged for service in the Force by reason of the existence of a national emergency, including war, his pension shall be discontinued until his re-engagement is terminated by his final discharge from the Force.
Marginal note:Resumption of pension
(2) Notwithstanding anything in this Part, payment of the pension of which any such pensioner was in receipt prior to his re-engagement as aforesaid shall, upon his final discharge from the Force, be immediately resumed; but the Governor in Council may, in his discretion, increase the amount of such pension by an amount equal to one-fiftieth of the annual pay and allowances of which such pensioner was in receipt at the time of his final discharge from the Force for each year or, save as otherwise provided by subsection (3), portion of a year of his service during the period of his re-engagement as aforesaid.
(3) In determining the period of service of a pensioner under re-engagement as aforesaid for the purposes of subsection (2), service of six months or more but of less than one year shall be counted as one-half of a year’s service, but service of less than six months shall not count for the purposes of any increase of pension; and where in the case of any pensioner no allowances for the rank held by him during re-engagement as aforesaid are prescribed for pension purposes, the Minister may recommend that such amount by way of allowances as may in his opinion be considered fair and just in the circumstances of the case be taken into account for the purpose of computing an increase of the pension of such pensioner under subsection (2).
(4) In this section “pensioner” means any constable who, prior to his re-engagement for service in the Force, was in receipt of a pension granted to him under this Act.
- R.S., 1952, c. 241, s. 68.
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