3.15. An intermediate officer is not required to pay the contribution prescribed in section 3.12 for a period of 30 days following the date on which he or she is appointed.
Before the end of the period stipulated in the first paragraph, an intermediate officer who does not intend to contribute to the association shall notify the association of this decision in writing. The officer shall send a copy of the notice to the employer.
The employer shall begin to deduct the contribution from the intermediate officer’s salary during the first complete salary period following the period prescribed in the first paragraph, unless the intermediate officer has stated an intention not to contribute in accordance with the second paragraph. (T.B. 196312, s. 5)