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Canadian Forces Superannuation Act

Version of section 67 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-02-28:


Marginal note:To whom benefits paid

  •  (1) Subject to section 70, benefits shall be paid as follows:

    • (a) where a deceased participant has, pursuant to any regulations made under subsection 73(1), named his estate as his beneficiary or named another beneficiary who may be named under those regulations and the beneficiary survives the participant, to the beneficiary; and

    • (b) in any other case, to the estate of the participant or, if less than one thousand dollars, as the Minister may direct.

  • Marginal note:Transitional

    (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), where, immediately prior to December 20, 1975, any benefit would, on the death of a participant, have become payable to his widow, the benefit shall remain payable, on his death, to his widow, unless

    • (a) she does not survive him;

    • (b) he names his estate as his beneficiary under any regulations made under paragraphs 73(1)(e) and (f); or

    • (c) he names another beneficiary under any regulations made under paragraphs 73(1)(e) and (f).

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2.1) If it is established to the satisfaction of the Minister when the participant dies that the beneficiary or widow cannot be found, the benefit shall be paid to the estate or succession of the participant or, if less than one thousand dollars, shall be paid as the Minister may direct.

  • Marginal note:How benefits paid

    (3) Subject to any regulations made under paragraph 73(1)(g), a benefit shall be paid in a lump sum.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-17, s. 67
  • 1999, c. 34, s. 159
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