Marginal note:Gratuity in case of reduction of staff
11. Where an officer is removed or retired to promote efficiency or economy in the service, the Minister may, on the recommendation of a board constituted as aforesaid, grant him such gratuity as he would have been entitled to if he had been retired in consequence of permanent infirmity of body or mind.
- R.S., 1952, c. 63, s. 11.
PENSIONS TO NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN
Marginal note:Militiaman’s pension service
12. (1) Subject to this Act, every militiaman is entitled to retire and receive a pension for life who
(a) has completed not less than twenty years service, or
(b) has completed not less than fifteen years service, and is incapacitated for the performance of his duty by infirmity of mind or body.
Marginal note:Return to service
(2) Every militiaman who receives a pension under this section before he has completed twenty years service is subject to return to service, as provided by this Act if he ceases to be incapacitated.
- R.S., 1952, c. 63, s. 12.
13. (1) The pension to a militiaman on retirement shall be,
(a) if he has completed fifteen but less than twenty years service, an annual sum equal to one-fiftieth of the annual pay and allowances of which he was in receipt on retirement for every year of service;
(b) if he has completed twenty but less than twenty-five years service, an annual sum equal to twenty-fiftieths of the annual pay and allowances of which he was in receipt on retirement with an addition of two-fiftieths of the pay and allowances for every year of service over twenty years; or
(c) if he has completed twenty-five years service, an annual sum equal to thirty-fiftieths of the annual pay and allowances of which he was in receipt on retirement with an addition of one-fiftieth of the annual pay and allowances for every year of service over twenty-five years, but the annual pension shall not exceed two-thirds of his annual pay and allowances at his retirement.
Marginal note:Time served in regular forces
(2) Time served in His Majesty’s regular forces may be counted toward pension in the case of non-commissioned officers and men transferred to the permanent force in connection with the taking over by the Government of Canada of the garrisons of Halifax and Esquimalt; and in the case of such non-commissioned officers and men as have been or may hereafter be transferred from His Majesty’s regular forces to the permanent force under arrangements made between His Majesty’s Government and His Majesty’s Canadian Government as to the pensioning of such non-commissioned officers and men.
Marginal note:Militiaman’s service reckoned
(3) The following times may also be included in the term of service of a militiaman for the purposes of this Act:
(a) time served in the employment of the Government of Canada in connection with the militia stores of Canada prior to the organization of the Ordnance Stores Corps;
(b) time served when on active service during the war between Great Britain and Germany that commenced on the 4th day of August 1914;
(c) time served in the Royal Canadian Navy and the Permanent Active Air Force of Canada;
(d) time served on active service in the naval, army or air forces of His Majesty raised in Canada during time of war; and
(e) time served on active service during time of war in any of the naval, army or air forces of His Majesty other than those raised in Canada by any person who, having served on active service in any of the forces of His Majesty during the war that commenced on the 10th day of September 1939, was appointed to or enlisted in the forces on or before the 31st day of March 1946.
- R.S., 1952, c. 63, s. 13.
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