Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-8)

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Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Act

R.S.C., 1985, c. L-8

An Act to provide for the payment of superannuation benefits to Lieutenant Governors

SHORT TITLE

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Act.

  • 1974-75-76, c. 73, s. 1.

INTERPRETATION

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

“contributor”

« contributeur »

“contributor” means a Lieutenant Governor who is required by subsection 4(1) to contribute to the Consolidated Revenue Fund and includes

  • (a) a Lieutenant Governor who has, pursuant to subsection 4(2), ceased to be required so to contribute, and

  • (b) a Lieutenant Governor who has ceased to hold office as the lieutenant governor of a province and has become entitled to an immediate pension or a deferred pension under this Act;

“deferred pension”

« pension différée »

“deferred pension” means a pension that becomes payable to a person at the time he or she reaches sixty years of age;

“disabled”

« invalide »

“disabled”, with respect to a contributor, means afflicted with a permanent infirmity that renders the contributor incapable of performing the duties and functions of his office or incapable of pursuing regularly any substantially gainful occupation commensurate with his qualifications;

“immediate pension”

« pension immédiate »

“immediate pension” means a pension that becomes payable to a person immediately on his becoming entitled thereto;

“Lieutenant Governor”

« lieutenant-gouverneur »

“Lieutenant Governor” means a person who holds office as the lieutenant governor of a province on or after December 2, 1975;

“survivor”

« survivant »

“survivor” means

  • (a) a person who was married

    • (i) to a Lieutenant Governor or former Lieutenant Governor immediately before the death of the Lieutenant Governor or former Lieutenant Governor, and

    • (ii) in the case of a former Lieutenant Governor, to him or her immediately before the time when he or she ceased to be a Lieutenant Governor; or

  • (b) a person who establishes that the person was cohabiting in a relationship of a conjugal nature

    • (i) with a Lieutenant Governor or former Lieutenant Governor for at least one year immediately before the death of the Lieutenant Governor or former Lieutenant Governor, and

    • (ii) in the case of a former Lieutenant Governor, with him or her immediately before he or she ceased to be a Lieutenant Governor.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-8, s. 2;
  • 2000, c. 12, s. 170;
  • 2002, c. 17, s. 17.