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Canadian Forces Superannuation Regulations

Version of section 27.1 from 2008-11-24 to 2016-03-28:

  •  (1) When a contributor exercises an option under subsection 18(1) or 19(1) of the Act, section 67 of An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, being chapter 26 of Statutes of Canada, 2003, or section 8.2 or 16.8 of these Regulations, or makes a top-up election under section 14.2 of these Regulations, it is valid only if it is

    • (a) exercised or made in writing, and signed and dated by the contributor; and

    • (b) sent to the Minister within one week after the date that it bears.

  • (2) The option is exercised and the election is made on the date that it bears, except that an option exercised under subsection 19(1) of the Act before or on the day on which the contributor ceases to be a member of the regular force is exercised on the day after the day on which the contributor ceases to be a member of the regular force.

  • (3) The date of the sending of the option or election is the day on which it is delivered or, if it is sent by mail, the day on which it is mailed, and the date of the postmark is evidence of that day.

  • (4) A top-up election may be made only while the contributor is a member of the regular force.

  • SOR/2007-33, s. 12
  • SOR/2008-307, s. 13
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