198. No person may claim any benefit, advantage or refund under this plan if the person has not applied therefor to Retraite Québec.
Even in the absence of an application therefor, Retraite Québec may pay any benefit under this plan on the date on which it is or becomes payable without actuarial reduction. However, such a benefit shall be paid on or before 31 December of the year in which the employee attains 71 years of age or, where the employee continues to hold pensionable employment under the plan on that date, on or after the date on which the employee retires.
2001, c. 31, s. 198; 2012, c. 6, s. 21; 2015, c. 20, s. 61.