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Special Force Superannuation Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1586)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-28

Special Force Superannuation Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1586

PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION ACT

VETERANS BENEFIT ACT

Regulations Respecting the Inclusion under the Public Service Superannuation Act of Members of the Special Force

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Special Force Superannuation Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

Act

Act means the Public Service Superannuation Act; (Loi)

contributor

contributor means a person who is a contributor under the Act; (contributeur)

special force

special force has the meaning assigned by section 2 of the Veterans Benefit Act. (contingent spécial)

Election to Count Pensionable Service

 Subject to subsection 4(1), every contributor may elect, under the Act, to count any period of his service on the strength of the special force as pensionable service for the purposes of the Act as though that service were active service in the forces during World War II within the meaning of the Act.

  •  (1) Where a contributor to whom the Defence Services Pension Act applied was entitled under that Act to count as pensionable service for the purposes of that Act the period of his service on the strength of the special force, he may elect only under section 27 of the Act to count that period of service as pensionable service for the purposes of the Act.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a contributor on the strength of the special force who was absent from the Public Service having been granted leave of absence to enlist in the special force.

 A contributor on the strength of the special force who was absent from the Public Service having been granted leave of absence to enlist in the special force shall be deemed, for the purposes of the Act, to have been a contributor under Part I of the Civil Service Superannuation Act who was absent from the Public Service on active service in the forces during World War II, having been granted leave of absence to enlist.

 Every election made by a contributor under these Regulations shall be

  • (a) made by him while he is employed in the Public Service;

  • (b) evidenced in writing in the form prescribed by the President of the Treasury Board; and

  • (c) made by him within one year of his becoming a contributor under the Act.

 

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