3.6. A senior officer is not required to pay the contribution prescribed in section 3.4 for a period of 30 days following the date on which he is appointed.
Before the expiry of the period stipulated in the first paragraph, a senior officer who does not intend to contribute to the association shall notify the association of his decision in writing. The officer shall send a copy of the notice to his employer.
The employer shall begin to deduct the contribution from the senior officer’s salary during the first complete salary period following the period prescribed in the first paragraph, unless the senior officer has stated his intention not to contribute in accordance with the second paragraph.