116.5. The contributor’s base pensionable earnings for a year subsequent to 1997 but prior to 2008 that relate to months subsequent to the end of his base contributory period, within the meaning of subparagraph a or b of the second paragraph of section 101, may be substituted, after months are excluded under section 116.3, for the base pensionable earnings relating to months of the base contributory period in which contributory earnings are lower. The substitution shall first be effected in respect of the months for which contributory earnings are the lowest.
The pension increase that may result from the substitution of earnings shall have effect from the month of January of the year following the year to which they relate or, if later, from the month in which the pension becomes payable.
1997, c. 73, s. 42; 2008, c. 21, s. 45; 2018, c. 2, s. 621.