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The Teachers' Pensions Act

C.C.S.M. c. T20

The Teachers' Pensions Act

1 (1) Definitions
(1.1) Surviving common-law partner
(2) Average annual salary
(3) Repealed
(4) Period when teacher not eligible under Canada Pension Plan
2 Period of common-law relationship
3 Application
3.1 Administration in accordance with Income Tax Act
4 Payment of pensions and disability allowances
5 (1) Retirement allowance under former Act
(2) Repealed
6 (1) Calculation of pension
FORMULA
(1.1) Reduction where federal maximum exceeded
(1.2) Pension at normal retirement age
(2) Pension at maximum eligibility age
(3) Maximum eligibility age
(4) Pension at age 65 with at least 15 years of service
(5) Pension after age 55
(6) Pension on retirement after 1984
(6.1) Reduction for service after 1991
(6.1.1) Pension on retirement on or after May 31, 2010, after age 55 with less than 10 years of service
(6.2) Teaching within 90 teaching days after retirement
(7) Maximum pension
FORMULA
(8) Determination of designated seven years
(9) Determination of designated five years of service
(10) Determination of designated service for part-time service
(11) Determination of annualized salary in certain cases
(12) Definition of "part-time service"
(12.1) Years of service for determining eligibility
(13) Additional allowance
7 Repealed
7.1 (1) Death benefit entitlement of surviving spouse or common-law partner if pension not commenced
(2) Election to receive commuted value
(3) Death benefit if no surviving spouse or common-law partner
(4) Value of annuity or lump sum death benefit
8 Repealed
9 (1) Deferred pension
(2) Reduction in pensions
(3) Deferred pensions after 1984
(3.1) Deferred pension after age 55 but before the normal retirement age with less than 10 years of service
(4) Subsequent service included
(5) Pension adjustment for deferred pensions
10 (1) Pension adjustments
(2) Partial pension adjustment
(3) Interim pension adjustment
(4) Pension adjustment to beneficiary
(5) and (6) Repealed
(7) Calculation of pension adjustment
FORMULA
(8) Repealed
(9) Adjustment of additional allowance
11 (1) Guaranteed retirement allowance or other plan
(1.1) Pension may reduce on death of spouse or common-law partner
(2) Amount of pension under alternative plan
(3) Payment of guaranteed retirement allowance
(3.1) Lump sum
(4) Change of designated recipient
(5) Designation by inoperative will
(6) Repealed
(7) Joint pension or annuity
(8) Repealed
12 (1) Payment to Winnipeg pensioners
(2) Payment of supplementary pension
(3) Maximum pension
(4) Payment to recipients of special Winnipeg disability allowances
(5) Payment to special Winnipeg annuitants
13 (1) Payments to Winnipeg pensioners not entitled to pension under Act
(2) Servicemen's pensions
14 (1) Payment of deferred pension
(2) Deferred Winnipeg pensions
(3) Idem
(4) Payment by Winnipeg to trust account
(5) Refund to Winnipeg
15 Retirement allowances in special cases
16 (1) Deferring pension
(2) Payment of deferred pension
17 (1) Definitions
(2) Teaching while receiving a pension
(3) No contributions while receiving a pension
(4) Teaching more than 120 days
(5) Teacher must notify employer
(6) Employer must notify board
(7) Full day
18 (1) Election to continue to earn service
(2) Effect of election
(3) Effect of election — continuing employment and retiring on or after May 31, 2010
19 (1) Total and permanent disability
(2) Application of section after June 30, 1980
20 (1) Partial disability allowance
(2) Application of subsection (1) after June 30, 1980
21 (1) Medical certificate
(2) Report to be furnished
(3) Medical report
(4) Disposal of application
(5) Change of disability allowance
(6) Effect of re-employment on disability allowance
(7) Effect of payments under Workers Compensation Act
(8) No disability allowance until after sick leave used
22 Monthly instalments
23 (1) First instalment
(2) Termination of pension or disability allowance
24 (1) Reduction in pensions, etc. of persons receiving annuities under Winnipeg pension by-law
(2) Special employment with Winnipeg division
25 Deduction of certain insurance premiums
(0.1) Non-application — service on or after May 31, 2010
26 (1) Refund of contributions on ceasing to be teacher
(2) Postponement of refund
(3) Refund on death
(4) Refund on death for service after 1984
(5) Other benefits on death for service after 1984
(5.1) Payment as life annuity or transfer
(6) Refunds of contributions under former Act
(7) Refund of contributions made under former Act and this Act
(8) Repealed
(9) Accruals on contributions made after 1983
27 (1) Certain contributions not refundable
(2) Determination of service for certain purposes
(3) Certain contributions after 1984 not refundable
(3.1) Certain contributions after 1990 not refundable
(3.2) No refund of contributions to person with service on or after May 31, 2010
(4) Determination of service for subsection (3)
28 Commutation of small pension
29 (1) Refund by instalments
(2) Transfer of contributions to another fund
30 (1) Refund on death of beneficiaries
(2) Definition of "contributions" for subsection (1)
(3) Application of section to additional contributions
31 (1) Contributions over 50% of commuted value
(2) Adjustment account credits
32 (1) Division of pension benefit credit
(2) Reduction in credits on division of assets
(3) Reduction of pension on division of assets
(4) Reduction of death benefit after division of assets
33 Annuity to surviving spouse or common-law partner
34 Repealed
35 (1) Remittance of refund without returning to teaching
(2) Service credit after returning to teach
(3) Repealed
36 (1) Remittance of refund at actuarial cost
(2) Terms of payment of remittance
37 Annuity payable from contributions when not otherwise eligible
38 Repealed
39 (1) Refund or pension or allowance for extra contributions
(2) Additional contributions used as remittance, etc.
40 (1) Written application
(2) Exception
(3) Applicants to supply information
(4) Information re: age of others
41 (1) Continuation of board and appointment of members
(2) Board a corporation entity
(3) Corporations Act not to apply
(4) Capacity of natural person
(5) Appointment of members nominated by society
(6) Term of office
(6.1) Chair and vice-chair
(6.2) Chair of the investment committee
(7) Quorum
(8) Authority to act when vacancies occur
(9) Casting vote
(10) Remuneration and expenses
(11) Regulations as to procedure
(12) Reciprocal arrangements
(13) "Reciprocating employer" defined
(14) Reciprocal agreements
(15) Payments under agreements
(16) Board may invest for government
(17) Board may administer other plans
(18) Protection from liability
41.1 (1) Board may establish other committees
(2) Board may delegate
42 (1) Continuation of investment committee
(2) Duties of Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance
(3) Duties of investment committee
43 (1) Actuary
(2) Staff
44 (1) Payment of administration expenses
(2) Fees for actuarial expenses
45 (1) Further powers of board
(1.1) Adjustment because of misrepresentation or error
(2) Extension of time limits
(3) Limitation on credit of interest to Account A
(4) Actuarial appraisals of funds
(5) Basis of determining actuarial values
(6) Payments to fund
(7) Payments to fund
46 Fund continued
47 (1) Two accounts
(2) Payments from accounts
(3) Transfers from Account B to Account A
(4) Calculation of certain pensions and disability allowances for subsection (3)
(5) Transfer for interest on refunded contributions
(6) Transfers for amounts paid under subsections 26(5) and 32(1)
(7) Treatment of pre-July, 1973 transferred service
48 (1) Account A
(2) Account B
49 (1) Pension adjustment account continued
(2) Teacher contributions to pension adjustment account
(3) Pension adjustments charged to account
(4) Interest on pension adjustment account
(5) Rate of return
(6) Restrictions on use of surplus
(6.1) Interest on surplus may be used
(6.2) Regulations re surplus
(7) Repealed
50 (1) Investments
(2) Permissible investments
(3) and (4) Repealed
(5) Duties of board respecting investments, records, and accounts
(6) Repealed
(7) Losses on investments
(8) Uninvested money
(9) Authority for borrowing
51 (1) Fiscal year
(2) Audit
(3) Annual report
(4) Tabling of report in assembly
(5) Annual statements
52 (1) Teacher contributions
(1.0.1) "Pensionable salary" defined
(1.0.2) Repealed
(1.0.3) Contribution rates may be prescribed
(1.1) Contributions limited
(1.2) and (1.3) Repealed
(2) Repealed
(3) Contributions by substitutes
(4) No contributions during disability
(4.1) Salary for computing pension benefit
(5) Repealed
(6) Deduction by school district
(7) Reports by school districts
(8) Deductions from Crown employed teachers' salaries
(9) Deductions from university employee's salary
(10) Contributions of teachers under subsection 60(1)
(11) Exchange teachers' contributions
(12) Foreign exchange teachers exempt
53 Transfer of contributions from another fund
54 Contributions by persons in respect of prior service
55 (1) Conversion of service from seven year to five year average salary
(2) to (4) Repealed
56 (1) Payment for service at actuarial cost
(2) Terms of payment of remittance
57 Payment by province on behalf of former Winnipeg pensioners
58 (1) Government contributions
(2) Additional contributions to Account B
(3) Restriction on use of Account B money
59 (1) Fractional year of service
(2) Computing years of service
(3) Maximum service in a year
59.1 (1) Reduced work week program
(2) Repealed
60 (1) Teaching in foreign countries on exchange or assistance
(2) Teaching on exchange
61 Service with M.T.S.
62 (1) Specific periods
(2) to (7) Repealed
63 (1) Periods not included in years of service
(2) Time on disability allowance not included in years of service
(3) Period on leave of absence
(4) Credit for educational leave
(5) Late applications for educational leave
63.1 (1) Contributions during maternity leave
(2) Purchase of service for past maternity leave
(3) Repealed
63.2 (1) Purchase of service
(2) Terms and conditions
63.3 (1) Contributions during parental leave
(2) Purchase of service for past parental leave
(3) Repealed
(4) Refund or credit
63.4 Contributions during paid short term leave
63.5 Maximum service credit — periods of leave or reduced pay
64 (1) "Reciprocating Manitoba employer" defined
(1.1) Application of section
(2) Periods of service to be combined
(3) Calculation of benefits
(4) Payment of benefits
(5) Transfer of moneys to reciprocating Manitoba employer
(6) Receipt of moneys from reciprocating Manitoba employer
(7) Accounting for transfers
(8) Agreements re qualifying service
(9) Effect of agreement
64.1 (1) Arrangements re periods of service
(2) Application of section
(3) Contents of agreement
(4) Payments
65 (1) Eligible employees
(1.1) Designation as eligible employee
(2) Contribution on becoming eligible employee
(3) Contributions in respect of salary
66 (1) Eligible employee entitled to pension
(2) Reduction for annuity
67 (1) Additional payment by society
(2) Payment of fund
68 (1) Definitions
(2) Qualifying teacher may elect to continue as teacher
(3) Contributions for pre-election period
(4) Transfer from Civil Service Superannuation Fund
(5) Contributions under section 52
(6) Entitlement to pension
(7) No participation in other pension plans
69 (1) Academic staff becoming employees of department
(2) Contribution on making election
(3) Contributions to the fund
(4) Rights of person making election
(5) Transfers deemed payment
70 Protection of interest in fund and payments out of fund
71 Payment to mentally incompetent person
72 (1) Effect of repeal of Winnipeg by-law
(2) Effect of Repeal of Teachers' Retirement Allowances Act
73 Regulations
MONEY PURCHASE ACCOUNT
74 (1) Establishment of money purchase accounts
(2) Money purchase accounts not liable to general liabilities of board
(3) Charges to money purchase accounts
(4) Participation in earnings
(5) Transfers from money purchase accounts
(6) Conversion of money purchase accounts to annuity
(7) Obligations of fund for annuity
(8) Pension adjustments not to apply to annuities
(9) Rules
75 Repealed
76 Repealed