17. The days and parts of a day of a period during which an employee receives salary insurance benefits, or during which he would receive such benefits were it not for the waiting period prescribed by the salary insurance plan or were he not receiving a disability benefit under the Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan (chapter R-9) or an income replacement indemnity under the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), the Automobile Insurance Act (chapter A-25), the Act to promote good citizenship (chapter C-20), the Crime Victims Compensation Act (chapter I-6) or under any other Act, other than an Act of Québec, having the same effect, shall be credited, without contributions, up to two years of service for each period of eligibility.
The days and parts of a day during which a female employee is receiving an income replacement indemnity under section 36 of the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) by reason of the exercise of a right granted under section 40, 41 or 46 of the said Act, shall be credited, without contributions, up to two years of service for each period of eligibility.
However, in the case of salary insurance and if it so provides, the insurer shall pay the contributions that would have been paid by the employee; those contributions are credited to the account of the employee.
1987, c. 107, s. 17; 1992, c. 16, s. 2.