87. Superannuation shall be compulsory for any public officer to whom a pension is offered, in the cases provided for in paragraphs a to d of section 56.
When a public officer or employee reaches compulsory retirement age, his duties shall cease pleno jure and he shall be entitled to a pension. That officer or employee shall no longer accumulate service entitling him to a pension, and the deduction provided for in section 69 ceases to apply to him.
Moreover, an officer appointed between the 9th of December 1960 and the 29th of July 1965, when he was 57 or more years of age, shall not be compelled by this section to relinquish his employment until he has reached the age of seventy years or completed ten years of service prior to such age.
R. S. 1964, c. 14, s. 64; 1965 (1st sess.), c. 15, s. 27; 1969, c. 15, s. 34; 1977, c. 22, s. 43.