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Public Sector Pension Investment Board Act

Version of section 4 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-04-03:

Marginal note:Objects

  •  (1) The objects of the Board are

    • (a) to manage amounts that are transferred to it under subsections 54(2) and 55.2(5) and section 59.4 of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, subsections 43(2) and 44.2(5) of the Public Service Superannuation Act and subsections 28(2) and 29.2(5) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act in the best interests of the contributors and beneficiaries under those Acts; and

    • (b) to invest its assets with a view to achieving a maximum rate of return, without undue risk of loss, having regard to the funding, policies and requirements of the pension plans established under the Acts referred to in paragraph (a) and the ability of those plans to meet their financial obligations.

  • Marginal note:Costs of operation

    (2) The costs associated with the operation of the Board shall be paid out of the funds.

  • Marginal note:Consultation

    (3) The Minister shall determine from which funds the costs shall be paid, but no amount shall be taken out of the Canadian Forces Pension Fund or the Canadian Forces Superannuation Investment Fund — or, if regulations are made under section 59.1 of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, from the fund referred to in section 59.3 of that Act — without consulting the Minister of National Defence, or from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Investment Fund without consulting the Solicitor General of Canada.

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