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Canadian Forces Superannuation Act

Version of section 21 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-02-28:

Marginal note:Special rules

  •  (1) Notwithstanding anything in sections 16 to 20, 22 and 23, a contributor who ceases to be a member of the regular force for any reason, having been immediately before he ceased to be a member of the regular force a person appointed or enrolled as an officer for a fixed period of service, other than an intermediate engagement or a short engagement, who became so appointed or enrolled on or after March 1, 1960, is entitled only to

    • (a) a return of contributions, or

    • (b) a cash termination allowance,

    whichever is the greater, unless at the time he became so appointed or enrolled he was entitled to an annuity under this Act or a pension under Part V of the former Act by virtue of having served in the regular force.

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    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to any person who on ceasing to be a member of the regular force would not, but for that subsection, have been entitled under this Act to any benefit other than a return of contributions.

  • R.S., c. C-9, s. 10
  • 1974-75-76, c. 81, s. 37
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