Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act
Marginal note:Contributions — January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2015
9 (1) During the period that begins on January 1, 2001 and ends on December 31, 2015, a member shall with respect to each calendar year, by reservation from his or her sessional indemnity, contribute to the Retiring Allowances Account 4% of that portion of that sessional indemnity that does not exceed his or her earnings limit for the calendar year.
(1.01) Subsection (1) does not apply to a member who is required to make a contribution under subsection 12(2).
(1.1) Despite subsection 2.3(1), beginning on September 21, 2000 and ending on December 31, 2000, a member who was entitled to elect under sections 2.1 and 2.6 and who did not make an election shall, by reservation from the sessional indemnity of the member, contribute to the Retiring Allowances Account four per cent of the amount payable to the member by way of that sessional indemnity.
Marginal note:Application of Act deemed to be continuous
(1.2) This Act recommences to apply to a member referred to in subsection (1.1) as of the day on which this subsection comes into force and is deemed to apply to the member as if it had always applied to the member.
Marginal note:Additional contributions
(2) During the period that begins on January 1, 2001 and ends on December 31, 2015, a member to whom subsection 12(2) applies who is in receipt of a salary or an annual allowance shall with respect to each calendar year, by reservation from that salary or allowance, contribute to the Retiring Allowances Account an amount equal to 4% of that portion of that salary or allowance that does not exceed his or her earnings limit for the calendar year, unless he or she elects in respect of that salary or allowance
(a) not to contribute under this subsection and has also elected before December 31, 2015 not to contribute under subsection 31(4) or (5) or paragraph 31.1(1)(c) or (2)(b); or
(b) to contribute at a lesser rate than that specified in this subsection.
(3) and (4) [Repealed, 2001, c. 20, s. 16]
- R.S., 1985, c. M-5, s. 9
- 1992, c. 46, s. 81
- 2000, c. 27, s. 3
- 2001, c. 20, s. 16
- 2003, c. 16, s. 1
- 2012, c. 22, s. 8
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