81. An employee who, before becoming a contributor to the retirement pension plan established by this act, was not contributing to a retirement plan is entitled to pension credit computed in relation to the number of years of past service up to a maximum of fifteen years, provided:
(a) that he held an employment with a body contemplated by this act or which, in the opinion of the Commission, would have been had it not ceased to exist; and
(b) that on 1 July 1973 his name is entered on a list of eligible persons of a sectorial or intersectorial employment office provided for by a collective agreement, or that he begins to contribute to this plan not later than 1 January 1982.
However, the employee shall not be credited, under this section, with one or more years for which a pension or deferred annuity is payable under a retirement plan.
The conditions fixed in paragraph b of this section do not apply to the members and employees of the Commission des loyers who were in office on 1 July 1974.
The pension credit which they obtain shall be established in the manner provided in section 84. However, if such members and employees were not receiving any salary on the date mentioned, the pension credit shall be established on the yearly pensionable salary they were receiving on the date of their taking office at the Commission des loyers.
Every member or employee having taken office at the Commission des loyers after 1 July 1974 may obtain pension credit for the whole or part of the period comprised between the date of his taking office and 23 December 1976. That pension credit shall be established in the manner provided in section 84 but on the annual pensionable salary of the member or employee at the time of his taking office.
Every full-time chaplain who exercises his functions in a house of detention may obtain a pension credit for the whole or a part of the period included between the date he took office and 30 June 1979.
1973, c. 12, s. 71; 1976, c. 51, s. 10; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 21, s. 27; 1980, c. 18, s. 8; 1980, c. 11, s. 81.