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Canada Pension Plan Regulations

Version of section 43 from 2013-12-12 to 2018-12-31:

  •  (1) An application for a benefit, for a division of unadjusted pensionable earnings under section 55 or 55.1 of the Act or for an assignment of a portion of a retirement pension under section 65.1 of the Act shall be made in writing at any office of the Department of Human Resources Development or the Department of Employment and Social Development.

  • (1.1) Where an application for a disability pension has been denied, and the applicant has reached 60 years of age between the time of the application and the time of its denial or would have been entitled to a retirement pension if he had applied therefor at the time of application for the disability pension, that application shall, on request made by or on behalf of the applicant, be deemed to be an application for a retirement pension if the request is made

    • (a) in writing at the location of any office of the Department of Human Resources Development; and

    • (b) within 90 days following the month in which the applicant is notified of the denial or, where the denial is finally confirmed on appeal, within 90 days after the day on which the applicant is notified of the confirmation.

  • (2) Where by reason of section 80 of the Act and an agreement under that section with a province providing a comprehensive pension plan the whole amount of any benefit payable to an applicant is deemed to be payable under that plan or where the division of unadjusted pensionable earnings can be determined under that plan in accordance with the agreement, the Minister shall, as soon as possible after an application is received, forward the application, together with a statement of the date on which it was received, to the authority charged under that plan with the duty of receiving applications, calculating the division of unadjusted pensionable earnings and paying benefits.

  • SOR/79-751, s. 1(E)
  • SOR/86-1133, s. 3
  • SOR/89-345, s. 2
  • SOR/90-829, s. 14
  • SOR/93-290, s. 1
  • SOR/96-522, ss. 23, 24
  • SOR/2004-249, s. 2
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 237
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