Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Search

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 IIBenefits in Respect of Injury or Death on Service (continued)

Marginal note:Definition of conditions of elevated risk

 In paragraphs 32.12(1)(c) and 32.13(1)(d), conditions of elevated risk means a level of risk higher than that normally associated with service in peacetime.

  • 2003, c. 12, s. 4

Marginal note:Special duty areas

  •  (1) The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, after consulting the Minister as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Pension Act, may by order designate an area as a special duty area if

    • (a) the area is outside Canada;

    • (b) members of the Force have been deployed, or will be deployed, to that area as part of an operation of a type referred to in section 32.14; and

    • (c) the Solicitor General of Canada is of the opinion that that deployment has exposed or may expose those members to conditions of elevated risk.

  • Marginal note:Period of designation

    (2) A designation made by an order under subsection (1) takes effect on the day on which the order is made, or on such earlier date — not earlier than June 11, 1998 — or later date as may be fixed by the order. The order may fix a date on which a designation ceases to be in effect.

  • 2003, c. 12, s. 4
  • 2005, c. 10, s. 34

Marginal note:Special duty operations

  •  (1) The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, after consulting the Minister as defined in subsection 3(1) of the Pension Act, may by order designate as a special duty operation any operation, or any component of an operation, if

    • (a) the operation is of a type referred to in section 32.14;

    • (b) the operation is outside Canada;

    • (c) members of the Force have been deployed, or will be deployed, as part of that operation; and

    • (d) the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is of the opinion that that deployment has exposed or may expose those members to conditions of elevated risk.

  • Marginal note:Period of designation

    (2) A designation made by an order under subsection (1) takes effect on the day on which the order is made, or on such earlier date — not earlier than September 11, 2001 — or later date as may be fixed by the order. The order may fix a date on which a designation ceases to be in effect.

  • 2003, c. 12, s. 4
  • 2005, c. 10, s. 34

Marginal note:Types of operations

 For the purposes of paragraphs 32.12(1)(b) and 32.13(1)(a), the types of operations are as follows:

  • (a) an armed conflict;

  • (b) an operation authorized under the Charter of the United Nations or any other similar treaty instrument;

  • (c) an operation that, in the opinion of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is a search and rescue operation;

  • (d) an operation that, in the opinion of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is a disaster relief operation;

  • (e) an operation that, in the opinion of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is a counter-terrorism operation;

  • (f) an operation that, in the opinion of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is aimed at re-establishing social order or rebuilding social institutions following political or social unrest; and

  • (g) an operation involving a level of risk that, in the opinion of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is comparable to that normally associated with an operation referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b).

  • 2003, c. 12, s. 4
  • 2005, c. 10, s. 34

Marginal note:Statutory Instruments Act

 Sections 3, 5 and 11 of the Statutory Instruments Act do not apply in respect of an order made under section 32.12 or 32.13.

  • 2003, c. 12, s. 4

Marginal note:Adjudication

 All claims for awards under this Part shall be dealt with and adjudicated on in like manner as claims under the Pension Act, and all provisions of that Act not inconsistent with this Part apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to any claim under this Part.

  • 1998, c. 11, s. 2
  • 2000, c. 34, s. 46

Marginal note:Payment of treatment allowance

  •  (1) Where a former member of the Force who is in receipt of a pension under this Part, under subsection 22(1) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, chapter 241 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1952, as that subsection read before April 1, 1960, or under subsection 5(1) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Continuation Act, chapter R-10 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, by reason of his having become disabled is receiving treatment as an in-patient under regulations made pursuant to the Department of Veterans Affairs Act for the disability in respect of which his pension was awarded or granted, he may be paid a treatment allowance that, in the opinion of the Treasury Board, would be equivalent to the treatment allowance that would be payable to him under those regulations if he were a veteran to whom those regulations applied, and during the time the treatment allowance is being paid to him section 41 of the Pension Act shall apply with such modifications as the circumstances require to his pension.

  • (2) [Repealed, 1998, c. 11, s. 3]

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-11, s. 33
  • 1998, c. 11, s. 3
  • 2000, c. 34, s. 95(F)

Marginal note:Application of Government Employees Compensation Act

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-11, s. 34
  • 1998, c. 11, s. 4
  • 2009, c. 13, s. 11

PART IIISupplementary Benefits

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Part,

contributor

contributor[Repealed, 1999, c. 34, s. 201]

pension

pension means any pension, annual allowance or annuity payable under Part I; (pension)

recipient

recipient means

  • (a) a person who is in receipt of a pension and who has reached sixty years of age,

  • (b) a person who is in receipt of a pension and who, not having reached sixty years of age, is disabled,

  • (c) a person who, not having reached sixty years of age, is in receipt of a pension under subsection 11(9) or (10),

  • (d) a person who, not having reached sixty years of age, is in receipt of a pension as a result of having been compulsorily retired from the Force by reason of any mental or physical condition rendering the person disabled,

  • (e) a person who, not having reached sixty years of age, is in receipt of a pension based on not less than

    • (i) twenty-six years of pensionable service, in the case of a person who has reached fifty-nine years of age but has not reached sixty years of age,

    • (ii) twenty-seven years of pensionable service, in the case of a person who has reached fifty-eight years of age but has not reached fifty-nine years of age,

    • (iii) twenty-eight years of pensionable service, in the case of a person who has reached fifty-seven years of age but has not reached fifty-eight years of age,

    • (iv) twenty-nine years of pensionable service, in the case of a person who has reached fifty-six years of age but has not reached fifty-seven years of age, or

    • (v) thirty years of pensionable service, in the case of a person who has reached fifty-five years of age but has not reached fifty-six years of age, or

  • (f) a person who is in receipt of the pension by reason of being a survivor or a child. (prestataire)

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-11, s. 35
  • 1992, c. 46, s. 80
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 201
 
Date modified: