49.An officer’s participation in the short-term salary insurance plan and his right to receive benefits shall end on the earliest of the following dates:
(1) subject to section 32, the date on which he ceases to be subject to the provisions of this chapter;
(2) the date on which use of his sick leaves begins in order to fully compensate the work load prescribed in the progressive pre-retirement agreement and which immediately precedes the actual retirement;
(3) the date on which his pre-retirement leave begins or the date on which begins the 12-month period preceding the coming into force of his pre-retirement leave as prescribed in section 121. In accordance with section 94, an officer whose position is eliminated during a disability period shall continue to receive salary insurance benefits as long as the officer is disabled. The choice of opting for pre-retirement leave and retirement shall be made and come into force on the date on which the disability period ends. Moreover, if an officer becomes disabled during the 12 months preceding the pre-retirement leave provided for in section 121, the provisions of section 128.1 shall apply and the officer shall receive the salary to which he or she would have been entitled had the officer been at work;
(4) the date of his retirement.
O.C. 1218-96, s. 49; T.B. 196312, s. 81; M.O. 2011-019, s. 21.