Marginal note:To whom benefits paid
67. (1) Subject to section 83, benefits shall be paid as follows:
(a) where a deceased participant has, pursuant to any regulations made under subsection 73(1), named his estate as his beneficiary or named another beneficiary who may be named under those regulations and the beneficiary survives the participant, to the beneficiary; and
(b) in any other case, to the estate of the participant or, if less than one thousand dollars, as the Minister may direct.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), where, immediately prior to December 20, 1975, any benefit would, on the death of a participant, have become payable to his widow, the benefit shall remain payable, on his death, to his widow, unless
(a) she does not survive him;
(b) he names his estate as his beneficiary under any regulations made under paragraphs 73(1)(e) and (f); or
(c) he names another beneficiary under any regulations made under paragraphs 73(1)(e) and (f).
(2.1) If it is established to the satisfaction of the Minister when the participant dies that the beneficiary or widow cannot be found, the benefit shall be paid to the estate or succession of the participant or, if less than one thousand dollars, shall be paid as the Minister may direct.
Marginal note:How benefits paid
(3) Subject to any regulations made under paragraph 73(1)(g), a benefit shall be paid in a lump sum.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-17, s. 67;
- 1999, c. 34, s. 159;
- 2003, c. 26, s. 29.
Marginal note:Regular Force Death Benefit Account
68. (1) There shall be an account in the accounts of Canada to be known as the Regular Force Death Benefit Account to which shall be credited the following:
(a) the amount of all contributions paid under section 65 by participants;
(b) an amount equal to the amount estimated by the President of the Treasury Board to be sufficient to cover the cost of the benefits that will become chargeable against the Account but not less than the aggregate of
(i) one twelfth of the benefit paid in respect of each participant who, at the time of death, was a member of the regular force or of the reserve force, for which benefit contributions under this Part were payable by the participant at that time,
(ii) one twelfth of the benefit paid in respect of each elective participant who, on ceasing to be a member of the regular force was entitled under Part I or under the Defence Services Pension Continuation Act, chapter D-3 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, to an immediate annuity or pension, for which benefit contributions under this Part were payable by the participant at the time of death, and
(iii) the amount of the single premium determined under the schedule in respect of each participant in the case of whom the basic benefit in the amount of five thousand dollars referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition “basic benefit” in subsection 60(1), or the basic benefit in the amount of five hundred dollars referred to in paragraph (b) of that definition, applies without contribution under this Part by the participant therefor; and
(c) an amount representing interest on the balance from time to time to the credit of the Account, calculated in such manner and at such rates and credited at such times as the regulations provide.
(d) and (e) [Repealed, 1992, c. 46, s. 54]
Marginal note:How benefits to be charged
(2) Benefits shall be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund and shall be charged against the Regular Force Death Benefit Account.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-17, s. 68;
- 1992, c. 46, s. 54.
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