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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. R-11)

Act current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2019-06-21. Previous Versions

PART ISuperannuation (continued)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund (continued)

Marginal note:Amounts to be paid on basis of actuarial valuation report

  •  (1) Following the laying before Parliament of any actuarial valuation report pursuant to section 30 that relates to the state of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, there shall be paid into the Fund, at the time and in the manner set out in subsection (2), the amount that in the opinion of the President of the Treasury Board will, at the end of the fifteenth fiscal year following the tabling of that report or at the end of the shorter period that the President of the Treasury Board may determine, together with the amount that the President of the Treasury Board estimates will be to the credit of the Fund at that time, meet the cost of the benefits payable under this Part and Part III in respect of pensionable service that comes to the credit of contributors on or after April 1, 2000.

  • Marginal note:Equal annual instalments

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), the amount required to be paid into the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund under subsection (1) shall be divided into equal annual instalments and the instalments shall be paid to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund over a period of fifteen years, or the shorter period that the President of the Treasury Board may determine, with the first such instalment to be paid in the fiscal year in which the actuarial valuation report is laid before Parliament.

  • Marginal note:Adjustments

    (3) When a subsequent actuarial valuation report is laid before Parliament before the end of the period applicable under subsection (2), the instalments remaining to be paid in that period may be adjusted to reflect the amount that is estimated by the President of the Treasury Board, at the time that subsequent report is laid before Parliament, to be the amount that will, together with the amount that the President of the Treasury Board estimates will be to the credit of the Fund at the end of that period, meet the cost of the benefits payable under this Part and Part III in respect of pensionable service that comes to the credit of contributors on or after April 1, 2000.

  • 1999, c. 34, s. 199

Marginal note:No more deposits if non-permitted surplus

  •  (1) If, following the laying before Parliament of any actuarial valuation report pursuant to section 30 that relates to the state of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, there is, in the President of the Treasury Board’s opinion, a non-permitted surplus in that Fund, no further amounts shall be deposited into the Fund under paragraph 29.2(3)(a) until the time that there is, in the President of the Treasury Board’s opinion, no longer a non-permitted surplus in the Fund.

  • Marginal note:When non-permitted surplus

    (2) If, following the laying before Parliament of any actuarial valuation report pursuant to section 30 that relates to the state of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, there is, in the President of the Treasury Board’s opinion, a non-permitted surplus in that Fund,

    • (a) the contributions payable under section 5 may be reduced in the manner, at the times and for the period that the Treasury Board determines, on the recommendation of the President of the Treasury Board after consultation with the Minister; or

    • (b) there may be paid out of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, and into the Consolidated Revenue Fund, the amount, at the time and in the manner, that the Treasury Board determines on the recommendation of the President of the Treasury Board after consultation with the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Recommendation of President of the Treasury Board

    (3) The President of the Treasury Board shall only make the recommendation referred to in paragraph (2)(b) after estimating, based on the report, that the amount that will be to the credit of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund at the end of the fifteenth fiscal year of that report or at the end of the shorter period that the President of the Treasury Board may determine, will not be less than the total of

    • (a) the amount that will be required in order to meet the cost of the benefits payable under this Part and Part III in respect of pensionable service that comes to the credit of contributors on or after April 1, 2000, and

    • (b) the amount of any surplus in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund that does not constitute a non-permitted surplus.

  • Marginal note:When surplus is not non-permitted surplus

    (4) If, following the laying before Parliament of an actuarial valuation report pursuant to section 30 that relates to the state of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, there is, in the opinion of the President of the Treasury Board, a surplus that is not a non-permitted surplus in that Fund, the contributions payable under section 5 or paragraph 29.2(3)(a) may be reduced in the manner, at the times and for the period that the Treasury Board determines, on the recommendation of the President of the Treasury Board after consultation with the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Non-permitted surplus

    (5) For the purposes of this section, a non-permitted surplus exists when the amount by which assets exceed liabilities in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, as determined by the actuarial valuation report referred to in section 30 or one requested by the President of the Treasury Board, is greater than 25 per cent of the amount of liabilities in respect of contributors, as determined in that report.

  • Marginal note:When reduction in contributions

    (6) For greater certainty, a reduction in contributions under paragraph (2)(a) or subsection (4) is not to be considered as changing the contribution rate that applied before the reduction in contributions.

  • 1999, c. 34, s. 199
  • 2019, c. 29, s. 159

Marginal note:Costs

 The costs of the administration of this Act, as determined by the Treasury Board on the recommendation of the Minister, with respect to benefits payable under this Act in respect of pensionable service that comes to the credit of contributors on or after April 1, 2000 shall be paid out of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund.

  • 1999, c. 34, s. 199

Actuarial Report

Marginal note:Public Pensions Reporting Act

 In accordance with the Public Pensions Reporting Act, a cost certificate, an actuarial valuation report and an assets report on the state of each of the Superannuation Account, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Investment Fund and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund shall be prepared, filed with the Minister designated under that Act and laid before Parliament.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-11, s. 30
  • R.S., 1985, c. 13 (2nd Supp.), s. 13
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 200

Annual Report

Marginal note:Annual report

 The Minister shall cause to be laid before each House of Parliament each year a report on the administration of this Part and Part III during the preceding fiscal year, including a statement showing the amounts paid into and out of the Superannuation Account, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Investment Fund during that year, by appropriate classifications, the number of contributors and the number of persons receiving benefits under this Part and Part III, together with the additional information that the Governor in Council may by regulation require.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-11, s. 31
  • 1992, c. 46, s. 79
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 200

PART IIBenefits in Respect of Injury or Death on Service

Marginal note:Definition of service in the Force

 For the purposes of this Part, paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) of the definition service in the Force in subsection 3(1) apply only in respect of service as a member of a provincial or municipal police force with which the Minister has entered into an arrangement under section 20 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act.

  • 2009, c. 13, s. 9

Marginal note:Eligibility for awards under Pension Act

 Subject to this Part and the regulations, an award in accordance with the Pension Act shall be granted to or in respect of the following persons if the injury or disease — or the aggravation of the injury or disease — resulting in the disability or death in respect of which the application for the award is made arose out of, or was directly connected with, the person’s service in the Force:

  • (a) any person to whom Part VI of the former Act applied at any time before April 1, 1960 who, either before or after that time, has suffered a disability or has died; and

  • (b) any person who served in the Force at any time after March 31, 1960 as a contributor under Part I of this Act and who has suffered a disability, either before or after that time, or has died.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-11, s. 32
  • 1998, c. 11, s. 1
  • 2000, c. 34, s. 46
  • 2009, c. 13, s. 10

Marginal note:Service in special duty area

  •  (1) An award in accordance with the Pension Act shall be granted to or in respect of a member of the Force who is disabled or dies as a result of an injury or disease or an aggravation thereof that was attributable to or was incurred during special duty service as defined in subsection (2), as though that member of the Force were a member of the Canadian Forces in special duty service within the meaning of the Pension Act and section 3.1 of that Act were not in force.

  • Marginal note:Definition of special duty service

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), special duty service means service as a member of the Force in a special duty area designated under section 32.12 of this Act or under section 69 of the Veterans Well-being Act during the period in which that designation is in effect, or service as a member of the Force as part of a special duty operation designated under section 32.13 of this Act or under section 70 of that Act during the period in which that designation is in effect, and includes

    • (a) periods of training for the express purpose of service in that area or as part of that operation, wherever that training takes place,

    • (b) travel to and from the area, the operation, or the location of training referred to in paragraph (a), and

    • (c) authorized leave of absence with pay during that service, wherever that leave is taken,

    if that training, travel or leave occurred on a day, not earlier than September 11, 2001, that is in the period during which that designation is in effect.

  • 1998, c. 11, s. 2
  • 2000, c. 34, s. 46
  • 2003, c. 12, s. 4, c. 27, s. 9(F)
  • 2005, c. 21, s. 109
  • 2017, c. 20, s. 292
 
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