57. If a person who, on 31 December 1987, was a peace officer included in the bargaining unit referred to in paragraph 1 of section 1 who, on 1 January 1988, became a member of this plan dies before becoming entitled to a pension or before a pension under section 63 or 64 becomes payable to him, his spouse shall be entitled to receive as pension for life, from the time of the person’s death, one-half of the pension that would have been payable to him in respect of the years or parts of a year during which he was a member of the pension fund established by Part VIII of the Education Act (Revised Statutes of Québec, 1964, chapter 235), the Teachers Pension Plan or the Civil Service Superannuation Plan and in respect of the years and parts of a year credited under this plan pursuant to sections 35, 40 and 41. However, the pension shall be computed on the basis of the average pensionable salary determined under sections 44.4 to 47.18.
Where applicable, the pension shall be reduced as in section 56.
The first and second paragraphs shall apply to the spouse of a person who, on 31 December 1991, was an intermediate officer holding employment in a correctional facility or a person belonging to a class of employees determined under paragraph 4 of section 1 and who, on 1 January 1992, became a member of this plan, if the person dies before becoming entitled to a pension or before the pension under section 63 or 64 becomes payable to him.
1987, c. 107, s. 57; 1991, c. 77, s. 23; 1992, c. 16, s. 3; 2004, c. 39, s. 16; 2002, c. 24, s. 209; 2008, c. 25, s. 47.