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Canadian Forces Superannuation Act

Version of section 19 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-02-28:


Marginal note:Retirement for other reasons

  •  (1) A contributor who, not having reached retirement age, ceases to be a member of the regular force for any reason other than a reason described in subsection 17(1) or (2) or 18(1), (2) or (4) is, except as provided in section 20, entitled to a benefit determined as follows:

    • (a) if he has served in the regular force for less than ten years, he is entitled to a return of contributions;

    • (b) if he has served in the regular force for ten or more years but less than twenty years, he is entitled, at his option, to

      • (i) a return of contributions, or

      • (ii) a deferred annuity;

    • (c) if he has served in the regular force for twenty or more years but less than twenty-five years, he is entitled,

      • (i) in the case of an officer, to an immediate annuity reduced by five per cent for each full year by which his age at the time of his retirement is less than the retirement age applicable to his rank, or

      • (ii) in the case of a contributor other than an officer, to an immediate annuity reduced by five per cent for each full year by which

        • (A) the period of his service in the regular force is less than twenty-five years, or

        • (B) his age at the time of his retirement is less than the retirement age applicable to his rank,

        whichever is the lesser; and

    • (d) if he has served in the regular force for twenty-five or more years, he is entitled

      • (i) in the case of an officer, to an immediate annuity reduced by five per cent for each full year by which his age at the time of his retirement is less than the retirement age applicable to his rank, or

      • (ii) in the case of a contributor other than an officer, to an immediate annuity.

  • Marginal note:Computation of length of service

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), there shall be included in computing the length of service of a contributor in the regular force, who has served in that force for ten or more years, any period of service on active service during time of war in the naval, army or air forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada.

  • R.S., c. C-9, s. 10
  • 1974-75-76, c. 81, s. 37
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