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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act

Version of section 12.1 from 2003-09-01 to 2012-08-31:

Marginal note:Commuted value of annuity

  •  (1) A contributor who has ceased to be a member of the Force and is entitled to an annuity under this Act is entitled, in the place of any other benefit under this Act to which the contributor would otherwise be entitled in respect of the period of pensionable service on which the annuity is based, to direct that the commuted value of the annuity determined in accordance with the regulations be transferred in accordance with the regulations to, at the direction of the contributor,

    • (a) a pension plan selected by the contributor that is registered under the Income Tax Act, if that pension plan so permits;

    • (b) a retirement savings plan or fund for the contributor that is of the kind prescribed by the regulations; or

    • (c) a financial institution authorized to sell immediate or deferred life annuities of the kind prescribed by the regulations, for the purchase from that financial institution of such an annuity for the contributor.

  • Marginal note:Election to pay by instalments

    (2) If a contributor who is entitled to direct the transfer of a commuted value has elected to pay for a period of pensionable service by means of instalments, that value shall be determined in accordance with the regulations and by reference to the portion of the period of pensionable service that the contributor has paid for at the time of the transfer.

  • Marginal note:Election

    (3) Once a transfer has been made under subsection (1), a person who is re-appointed or re-enlisted as a member of the Force after the transfer and becomes a contributor may only count as pensionable service the period of service to which the transfer relates if he or she elects, in accordance with the terms and conditions prescribed by the regulations, to pay the amount prescribed by the regulations at the time and in the manner prescribed by the regulations.

  • 1999, c. 34, s. 179

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