A-23.1, r. 1 - Regulation respecting the survivor pension plan for Members of the National Assembly

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chapter A-23.1, r. 1
Regulation respecting the survivor pension plan for Members of the National Assembly
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY — SURVIVOR PENSION
Act respecting the National Assembly
(chapter A-23.1, s. 106)
A-23.1
September 1 2012
1. The Members of the National Assembly are covered by a survivor pension plan.
Decision 1609-1, s. 1.
2. A Member’s participation in the plan and entitlement to benefits begin on the day the Member is elected and end on the 31st day after the day on which the Member is defeated in an election, resigns or completes a term without being a candidate in the next election.
Decision 1609-1, s. 2.
3. On a Member’s death, the Member’s spouse receives a survivor pension equal to 40% of the Member’s basic salary and the Member’s dependent children, a survivor pension equal to 15% of the Member’s basic salary and apportioned among them in equal shares.
If no survivor pension is payable to a surviving spouse, the Member’s first dependent child gives entitlement to a survivor pension equal to 15% of the Member’s basic salary and the Member’s other dependent children, to a survivor pension equal to 10%. The total annual pension may not initially exceed 55% of the Member’s basic salary at the time of death and is apportioned among the dependent children in equal shares.
Decision 1609-1, s. 3.
4. The survivor pension is adjusted on 1 January each year, in the same manner as the retirement pension under the Québec Pension Plan, up to 3% per year.
The survivor pension, combined with the pension a spouse or dependent child may receive under the pension plan or the supplementary benefits plan of the Members of the National Assembly, may not exceed 90% of the Member’s basic salary at the time of death.
Decision 1609-1, s. 4.
5. The sums required to finance the survivor pension plan are provided by the Minister of Finance in accordance with section 126 of the Act respecting the National Assembly (chapter A-23.1).
Decision 1609-1, s. 5.
6. The plan is administered in accordance with the Directive concernant le régime de rentes de survivants (C.T. 188102, 95-12-05), with the necessary modifications, including the following:
(1)  section 1, Chapter 2, section 14, Chapter 5 except section 24, and Chapters 6 and 7 do not apply;
(2)  “fonctionnaire” is replaced wherever it occurs by “député”;
(3)  “traitement” means a Member’s basic salary at the time of death.
Decision 1609-1, s. 6.
7. The Règlement sur le programme d’assurance à l’intention des membres de l’Assemblée nationale (Decision 271, 87-12-16), is revoked.
Decision 1609-1, s. 7.
8. (Omitted).
Decision 1609-1, s. 8.
REFERENCES
Decision 1609-1, 2011 G.O. 2, 3624