Reserve Force Pension Plan Regulations
Marginal note:Terms of payment
52 (1) The annuity, annual allowance and bridge benefit shall be paid in equal monthly payments in arrears,
(a) in respect of the annuity or annual allowance, until the end of the month during which the pensioner dies; and
(b) in respect of the bridge benefit, until the earliest of the following:
(i) the day preceding the day on which the pensioner becomes entitled to a disability pension under the Canada Pension Plan or a provincial pension plan,
(ii) the last day of the month in which the pensioner reaches 65 years of age, and
(iii) the day that the annuity or annual allowance ceases to be paid.
(2) Any amount in arrears after the pensioner’s death shall be paid to the survivor who is entitled to an annual allowance under Division 2; if there is no survivor, it shall be paid to the pensioner’s estate or succession or, if the amount is less than $1,000, to the pensioner’s next of kin.
Marginal note:Apportionment if two survivors
(3) If there are two survivors who are entitled to an annual allowance under Division 2, each survivor’s portion shall be determined in accordance with section 64 as if the reference to “death benefit” in that section were a reference to “amount in arrears”.
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