Public Service Superannuation Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. P-36)

Act current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2014-07-31. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Application
  •  (1) A person who, immediately before the date on which this subsection comes into force, was contributing under Division II of Part I of the Retirement Compensation Arrangements Regulations, No. 1 and had elected under that Division to continue to contribute is an elective participant for the purposes of this Part.

  • Marginal note:Salary

    (2) For the purposes of this Part, the salary of a participant described in subsection (1) is the participant’s salary under Division I of Part I of those Regulations in effect at the end of the period during which he or she was required to contribute under that Division.

  • Marginal note:Deemed election

    (3) An election by a participant under subsection 27(1) of those Regulations before the date on which this subsection comes into force is deemed to be an election under subsection 52(1).

  • Marginal note:Deemed designation

    (4) A designation made by a participant under subsection 23(1) of those Regulations before the date on which this subsection comes into force is deemed to be a designation under section 26 of the Supplementary Death Benefit Regulations.

  • 1999, c. 34, s. 99.
Marginal note:Crown corporation employees

 A participant who is employed by a Crown corporation shall for the purposes of this Part be deemed to be employed in the public service.

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-36, s. 48;
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 225(E).
Marginal note:Apportionment

 If a benefit payable under Part I is apportioned between two survivors under subsection 25(2) or (10), the benefit payable to a person referred to in subsection 55(2) is apportioned in the same manner.

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-36, s. 49;
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 100.
Marginal note:Service to be counted

 For the purposes of sections 51 and 53,

  • (a) in calculating the period during which a person has been employed in the public service, any service of that person as a member of the regular force, or the period during which the person was required to contribute to the Retirement Compensation Arrangements Account by section 8 or 9 of the Retirement Compensation Arrangements Regulations, No. 1, shall be deemed to be employment in the public service; and

  • (b) in calculating the period during which a person has been a participant under this Part, any period during which that person was a regular force participant under this Part prior to August 1, 1966 or under Part II of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, or was contributing under Division II of Part I of the Retirement Compensation Arrangements Regulations, No. 1, shall be included.

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-36, s. 50;
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 100;
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 225(E).