40. The amount required to pay the cost of redeeming a period of absence without pay referred to in section 38 or 118 is payable either in cash or by instalments spread over the period and payable at the intervals determined by the Commission.
Any amount paid by instalments shall be increased by interest, compounded annually, at the rate provided for in Schedule VIII in force on the date of receipt of the application and computed from the date on which the redemption proposal made by the Commission expires.
The interest rate provided for in Schedule VIII, applicable to the cost of redemption paid by instalments, is established according to the rules, terms and conditions prescribed by regulation. The regulation may have effect 12 months or less before its adoption.
2001, c. 31, s. 40; 2002, c. 30, s. 129.