2. There shall be granted by the Commission an annual pension to any officer or employee contemplated by section 1 and appointed before the 1st of April 1942
(a) who has at least thirty-five years of service, or
(b) who has at least ten years of service and is at least sixty years of age, or
(c) who has at least ten years of service and has become incapable of discharging his ordinary duties by reason of physical or mental infirmity, or
(d) who has at least thirty-two years of service and is fifty-five years of age;
(e) has attained normal retirement age, namely, 65 years of age.
Such pension shall also be granted to any such officer or employee who has at least twenty-two years of service and has attained the age of fifty-five years or, in the case of a female person, of fifty years; in such case, the pension shall be reduced by one-half of one percent for each month included in the period beginning on the date on which the pension is granted to such officer or employee and the nearest date on which it would have otherwise been granted under paragraph a, b, d or e.
The Government shall determine by regulation what is a physical or mental infirmity for the purposes of this section. Such regulation shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Gazette officielle du Québec or on any later date mentioned therein.
R. S. 1964, c. 14, s. 2; 1969, c. 15, s. 1; 1973, c. 12, s. 145; 1982, c. 51, s. 72.