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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act

Version of section 5 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-12-31:


Marginal note:Contribution rates before 2004

  •  (1) A member of the Force is required to contribute, in respect of every year in the period beginning on January 1, 2000 and ending on December 31, 2003, by reservation from pay or otherwise,

    • (a) four per cent of the portion of his or her pay that is less than or equal to the Year’s Maximum Pensionable Earnings, as that term is defined in subsection 10(3); and

    • (b) seven and one-half per cent of the portion of his or her pay that is greater than the Year’s Maximum Pensionable Earnings.

  • Marginal note:Contribution rates — 2004 and later

    (2) A member of the Force is required to contribute, in respect of every portion of the period beginning on January 1, 2004, by reservation from pay or otherwise, at the contribution rates determined by the Treasury Board in respect of that portion on the joint recommendation of the President of the Treasury Board and the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Funds for contributions

    (3) The contributions shall be made to the Superannuation Account for the period beginning on January 1, 2000 and ending on March 31, 2000 and shall be made to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund for the period after that.

  • Marginal note:Limitation — determination of contribution rate

    (4) In determining the contribution rates for the purposes of subsection (2) and paragraphs (5)(b), (6)(b) and (7)(b), the rates must not

    • (a) exceed by more than four-tenths of one per cent in respect of any portion of pay, whether less than, equal to or more than the Year’s Maximum Pensionable Earnings, the previous rate; and

    • (b) exceed the rates paid by contributors under section 5 of the Public Service Superannuation Act.

  • Marginal note:Contribution rates — thirty-five years of service before January 1, 2000

    (5) A person who has to his or her credit, before January 1, 2000, a period of pensionable service — or a period of pensionable service and other pensionable service — totalling thirty-five years is not required to contribute under subsections (1) and (2) but is required to contribute, by reservation from pay or otherwise,

    • (a) to the Superannuation Account, in respect of the period beginning on January 1, 2000 and ending on December 31, 2003, in addition to any other amount required under this Act, at the rate of one per cent of the person’s pay; and

    • (b) to the Superannuation Account, in respect of the period beginning on January 1, 2004, in addition to any other amount required under this Act, at the rates determined by the Treasury Board on the joint recommendation of the President of the Treasury Board and the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Contribution rates — thirty-five years of service on or after January 1, 2000 and before April 1, 2000

    (6) A person who has to his or her credit, on or after January 1, 2000 and before April 1, 2000, a period of pensionable service — or a period of pensionable service and other pensionable service — totalling thirty-five years is only required to contribute under subsection (1) during the period beginning on January 1, 2000 and ending on the day before the person has to his or her credit those thirty-five years and after that day is not required to contribute under subsections (1) and (2) but is required to contribute, by reservation from pay or otherwise,

    • (a) to the Superannuation Account, in respect of the period beginning on that day and ending on December 31, 2003, in addition to any other amount required under this Act, at the rate of one per cent of the person’s pay; and

    • (b) to the Superannuation Account, in respect of the period beginning on January 1, 2004, in addition to any other amount required under this Act, at the rates determined by the Treasury Board on the joint recommendation of the President of the Treasury Board and the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Contribution rates — thirty-five years of service on or after April 1, 2000

    (7) A person who has to his or her credit, on or after April 1, 2000, a period of pensionable service — or a period of pensionable service and other pensionable service — totalling thirty-five years is only required to contribute under subsection (1) or (2) during the period beginning on April 1, 2000 and ending on the day before the person has to his or her credit those thirty-five years and after that day is not required to contribute under subsections (1) and (2) but is required to contribute, by reservation from pay or otherwise,

    • (a) to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, in respect of the period beginning on that day and ending on December 31, 2003, in addition to any other amount required under this Act, at a rate of one per cent of the person’s pay; and

    • (b) to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Fund, in respect of the period beginning on January 1, 2004, in addition to any other amount required under this Act, at the rates determined by the Treasury Board on the joint recommendation of the President of the Treasury Board and the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Other pensionable service

    (8) For the purpose of subsections (5) to (7), other pensionable service means years of service giving rise to a superannuation or pension benefit of a kind specified in the regulations payable

  • Marginal note:Contributions not required

    (9) Notwithstanding anything in this Part, no person shall, in respect of any period of service of that person on or after December 15, 1994, make a contribution under this Part in respect of any portion of that person’s annual rate of pay that is in excess of the annual rate of pay that is fixed by or determined in the manner prescribed by the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (10) A member of the Force who is engaged to work on average fewer than a number of hours per week or days per year prescribed in the regulations shall not contribute under this Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-11, s. 5
  • 1992, c. 46, s. 61
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 171
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