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Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Regulations, 1988 (SOR/88-485)

Regulations are current to 2019-12-03

Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Regulations, 1988

SOR/88-485

DIPLOMATIC SERVICE (SPECIAL) SUPERANNUATION ACT

Registration 1988-09-15

Regulations Respecting the Carrying into Effect of the Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Act

P.C. 1988-2024 1988-09-15

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Treasury Board, pursuant to subsection 6(5) and section 16 of the Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Act, is pleased hereby to revoke the Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Regulations, C.R.C., c. 555, and to make the annexed Regulations respecting the carrying into effect of the Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Act, in substitution therefor.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Regulations, 1988.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

Act

Act means the Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Act; (Loi)

Minister

Minister means the President of the Treasury Board. (ministre)

Election

 An election made by a Public Official pursuant to subsection 6(1) of the Act shall be in writing, dated and signed by the Public Official and a witness, and forwarded to the Minister within the period set out in that subsection for the making of the election.

Basis of Computation

 An instalment provided for in subsection 6(5) of the Act shall be computed on the basis of the Canadian Life Table No. 2 (1941), Males or Females, as the case may be, in the Life Tables for Canada and Regions, 1941 and 1931, published in 1947 by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Trade and Commerce, with interest at the rate of four per cent per annum.

Increased Instalments

 Where a Public Official makes a contribution by instalments pursuant to subsection 6(5) of the Act, the Public Official may, at any time, have the amount of the instalments increased.

Documentation

 Where a Public Official is entitled to payment of a pension under the Act and either the Public Official has not made an election pursuant to section 8 of the Act or the spouse of the Public Official is deceased, the Public Official shall, on request by the Minister, submit to the Minister

  • (a) the birth certificate of the Public Official; and

  • (b) if the Public Official retired by reason of permanent infirmity, the certificate of infirmity issued by a qualified medical practitioner.

 Where a Public Official and the spouse of the Public Official are entitled to the payment of a pension under the Act, the Public Official shall, on request by the Minister, submit to the Minister, in addition to the certificates referred to in paragraphs 6(a) and (b), the marriage certificate of the Public Official and the spouse.

 Where the surviving spouse of a deceased Public Official is entitled to the payment of a pension under the Act, the spouse shall, on request by the Minister, submit to the Minister

  • (a) the marriage certificate of the Public Official and the spouse; and

  • (b) proof of the death of the Public Official.

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