Public Service Superannuation Act
Marginal note:Election for contributors
13.1 (1) If the person to whom a contributor is married or with whom he or she is cohabiting in a relationship of a conjugal nature, having so cohabited for a period of at least one year, would not be entitled to an immediate annual allowance under any other provision of this Part in the event of the contributor’s death, the contributor may elect, in accordance with the regulations, to reduce the amount of the annuity or annual allowance to which the contributor is entitled in order that the person could become entitled to an immediate annual allowance under subsection (2).
(2) A person referred to in subsection (1) is entitled to an immediate annual allowance in an amount determined in accordance with the election and the regulations if the contributor dies and the election is not revoked or deemed to have been revoked, and the person was married to the contributor at the time of the contributor’s death, or was cohabiting with the contributor in a relationship of a conjugal nature for a period of at least one year immediately before the contributor’s death.
Marginal note:No entitlement
(3) A person who is entitled to receive an annual allowance under section 25 after the contributor’s death is not entitled to an immediate annual allowance under subsection (2) in respect of that contributor.
- 1992, c. 46, s. 10;
- 1999, c. 34, s. 67;
- 2000, c. 12, s. 275;
- 2003, c. 22, s. 225(E).
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