Pension Benefits Division Act
Marginal note:Court order
13 (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or the provisions of any pension plan or Act under which a pension plan is established or by which a pension plan is provided, where a court in Canada of competent jurisdiction so orders, the Minister shall not, for such period as that court may order, take any action on the direction of a member of a pension plan that may prejudice the ability of the spouse or a former spouse of that member to make an application or obtain a division of pension benefits under this Act.
(2) The Minister shall, in accordance with the regulations, on request of a spouse or former spouse of a member of a pension plan, provide that person with prescribed information concerning the benefits that are or may become payable to or in respect of that member under that pension plan or under Part II of the Public Service Superannuation Act, Part II of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, the Public Service Pension Adjustment Act or the Supplementary Retirement Benefits Act.
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