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Public Service Superannuation Act

Version of section 54 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-03-31:

Marginal note:Payment of benefit

  •  (1) On the death of a participant, there shall be paid to the persons and in the manner specified in this Part the amount of the basic benefit of the participant with respect to which the last contribution payable under this Part by the participant was calculated.

  • Marginal note:Last contribution for certain cases

    (2) Where, in the case of a participant who at the time of death was employed in the Public Service, salary is not paid for the full month in which he died, the last contribution shall be for that full month and shall be deemed to have become payable immediately before death.

  • Marginal note:Benefits to certain participants continued

    (3) Notwithstanding subsection (1), in calculating the benefit payable under subsection (1) on the death of a person who was an elective public service participant immediately before August 1, 1966 and who continued to be an elective participant until the time of his death, “basic benefit” means the basic benefit referred to in the definition “basic benefit” in subsection 47(1) as it read immediately prior to August 1, 1966.

  • R.S., c. P-36, s. 43

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