146. An employee who has held casual employment within the meaning of the Act respecting the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan (chapter R-10) is entitled to be credited, for pension purposes under this plan, with the service accumulated in such capacity between 30 June 1973 and 1 January 1988 with an agency or body party to the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan or with an agency or body which, in the opinion of the Commission, would have been a party to the plan had it not ceased to exist. For the purposes of this paragraph, any period during which the employee received salary insurance benefits or was granted maternity leave under the provisions concerning parental leaves forming part of the employee’s conditions of employment shall be counted as a period of service.
To be credited with all or part of that service, the employee is required to pay to the Commission the amount determined under the tariff established by regulation on the basis of the pensionable salary established under section 25 at the time of receipt of the employee’s application according to the number of days and parts of a day to be redeemed out of the number of pensionable days, calculated on the basis of the annual remuneration. The tariff may vary according to the employee’s age, the year of service covered by the redemption and the date of receipt of the application. The regulation may prescribe the terms and conditions governing the application of the tariff. If the employee applies to have only part of that service credited, the most recent service is credited first.
For the purposes of the second paragraph, the pensionable salary of the employee who, at the time of the receipt of his or her application for redemption, participates in the plan but does not hold pensionable employment is established by regulation. This rule also applies to the establishment of the pensionable salary of the employee who retires on the day following the day on which the employee ceases to participate in the plan and applies simultaneously for a pension and to be credited with a period referred to in this section.
A regulation enacted under this section may have effect 12 months or less before its adoption.
2001, c. 31, s. 146; 2002, c. 30, s. 145.