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Canadian Forces Superannuation Act

Version of section 18 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-02-28:


Marginal note:Retirement due to disability

  •  (1) A contributor who is compulsorily retired from the regular force by reason of having become disabled is entitled to a benefit determined as follows:

    • (a) if he has served in the regular force for less than ten years, he is entitled to

      • (i) a return of contributions, or

      • (ii) a cash termination allowance,

      whichever is the greater; and

    • (b) if he has served in the regular force for ten or more years, he is entitled to an immediate annuity.

  • Marginal note:Retirement to promote economy or efficiency

    (2) A contributor who, not having reached retirement age, is compulsorily retired from the regular force to promote economy or efficiency is entitled to a benefit determined as follows:

    • (a) if he has served in the regular force for three years or less, he is entitled to a return of contributions;

    • (b) if he has served in the regular force for more than three years but less than ten years, he is entitled to

      • (i) a return of contributions, or

      • (ii) a cash termination allowance,

      whichever is the greater;

    • (c) if he has served in the regular force for ten or more years but less than twenty years, he is entitled, at his option, to

      • (i) a return of contributions,

      • (ii) a deferred annuity, or

      • (iii) with the consent of the Minister, an immediate annuity reduced until such time as he reaches sixty-five years of age but not thereafter, by five per cent for each full year not exceeding six by which

        • (A) the period of his service in the regular force is less than twenty years, or

        • (B) his age at the time of his retirement is less than the retirement age applicable to his rank,

        whichever is the lesser; and

    • (d) if he has served in the regular force for twenty or more years, he is entitled to an immediate annuity.

  • (3) and (4) [Repealed, 1999, c. 34, s. 130]

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-17, s. 18
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 130
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