29. If, after ten years of service, a teacher ceases to hold an office contemplated by this act, he shall be granted a pension deferred until he reaches the age of sixty-five years or, in the case of a female person, sixty years, until he becomes disabled or until he begins to receive a pension under the Legislature Act (chapter L-1), or the Act respecting the conditions of employment and the pension plan of the Members of the National Assembly (chapter C-52.1) provided, in the case of those two Acts, that he returns his contributions if they have been repaid to him. If he dies in the meantime, the benefits contemplated in sections 22, 23 and 24 shall become payable in the manner indicated therein; otherwise, the deductions shall then be returned without interest to his children or, if he leaves no children, to his legal representatives.
If, before the 1st of July 1968, a female teacher who has reached the age of fifty years ceases to hold a position contemplated by this act, after twenty or more years of service, including three during the preceding five years, she shall be entitled to a pension deferred until she reaches the age of fifty-six years. If she dies in the meantime, the benefits contemplated in sections 23 and 24 shall become payable in the manner indicated therein; otherwise the deductions shall then be returned without interest to the widower of such person, to her children or, if she leaves no children, to her legal representatives.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 68, s. 14; 1966-67, c. 64, s. 8; 1970, c. 56, s. 15; 1973, c. 12, s. 198; 1982, c. 66, s. 66.