C.C.S.M. c. P32: Table of Contents

C.C.S.M. c. P32

The Pension Benefits Act

1(1) Definitions
(2)
(3) Surviving common-law partner
2 Province of employment
3 Conflict with other Acts
PART I
PENSION COMMISSION
4(1) Commission continued
(2) Appointment of members
5(1) Chairman and vice-chairman
(2) Absence of chairman and vice-chairman
6 Quorum
7(1) Staff
(2) Chief administration officer
8(1) Inspection powers of superintendent
(2) Grounds for order
(3) Contents of order
(4) Administration expenses
(5) Service on affected person
(6) Appeal to commission
(7) Statement of appeal
(8) Hearing by commission
(9) Appellant may attend hearing
(10) Powers of commission on appeal
(11) Appeal from commission
9 Liability of commission and staff
10(1) Duties and functions of the commission
(2) Delegation of powers and duties of commission
11(1) Reciprocal agreements re administration of pension plans
(2) Existing agreements
(3) Reciprocal agreements re application of laws
(4) Effective date of laws
(5) Public notice of reciprocal agreements re laws
12 Audit
13(1) Annual report
(2) Tabling report
14 Actions for deducting amounts
15 Certain agreements void
16 Pension agency
17(1) Definitions
(2) Effect of designation of successor to beneficiary
(3) Alteration of designations
(4) Where Insurance Act applies
PART II
18(1) Registration of plans established before July 1, 1976
(2) Registration of plans established after July 1, 1976
(2.1) New plan established after June 24, 1992
(3) Filing of supplemental plans
(4) Annual return
(5) Where employer not involved with administering plan
19 Acceptance for registration
20 Procedure on refusal to register
21(1) Requirements respecting deferred life annuities
(1.1) Amount of pension payable
(2) Requirements respecting deferred life annuities for 1985
(2.1) Amount of pension payable
(2.2) Entitlement on winding up of plan
(2.3) Exemption from clauses (1)(b) and (2)(b)
(3) No surrender or commutation
(4) Exceptions to subsecs. (1), (2) and (3)
(5) Partial commutation permitted
(6) Alternative settlements
(7) Normal retirement age
(8) Vesting on retirement at normal retirement age
(9) Continuing after retirement age
(10) Early retirement provision
(11) Employee's share of deferred life annuity
(12) Effect of temporary suspension of employment
(13) Right to transfer benefits
(13.1) Life income fund
(14) Integration with government plan
(15) Prohibition against reductions in pension
(16) Reduction for C.P.P. and O.A.S.
Formula
(17) Reduction for OAS prohibited
(18) Discrimination based on sex prohibited
(19) Compulsory eligibility and membership
(20) Exemption
(21) Winding up plan
(22) Determination of benefits on winding up of plan
(23) Reduction of additional benefits
(24) Formula for contributions and benefits
(25) Benefit not to be less than contributions
(26) Death of member
(27) Eligibility for benefits after resuming cohabitation
21.1 to 21.3
21.4(1) "Registered retirement income fund" defined
(2) One-time transfer to RRIF
(3) Application for transfer
(4) Maximum amount for transfer
(5) Consent of cohabiting spouse or common-law partner
21.5
22 Refunds
23(1) Joint pensions
(2) Actuarial reduction for joint pension
(3) Waiver of joint pension
(4) Exemption for persons separated
(5) "Member" includes former member
(6) Benefit under division of assets
24 No termination of survivor benefits
25(1) Rate of interest on defined benefit pension plan
(2) Consistent methods of calculating interest
(3) Interest on other plans
26(1) Funding and solvency of plans
(2) Restriction on payments out of plan
(2.1) Conditions for payment of surplus to employer
(2.2) Application to court
(2.3) Maximum surplus payable
(3) Liability on winding up of plan
(4) Notification of termination of plan
(5) No reduction of credits
26.1(1) Definitions
(2) Designation of multi-unit pension plan
(3) Opting out of multi-unit plan
(4) Board of trustees
(5) Transfer to another plan
(6) Service credits
(7) Vesting of contributions
(8) Refund of contributions
(9) Forfeiture of benefit credit
(10) Liability of employer limited
(11) Required provisions in multi-unit plans
27 Contents of plan
28(1) Trust for contributions
(2) Payroll deductions
(3) Employer's contributions in trust
(4) Enforcement of trust
(5) Payment of trust moneys
(6) Notice to be given of any late payment by employer
(7) Definitions
28.1(1) Meaning of "administrator"
(2) Care, diligence and skill
(3) Special knowledge and skill
(4) Application of subsection (3)
(5) Conflict of interest
(6) Employment of agent
(7) Responsibility for agent
(8) Employee or agent
(9) Benefit by administrator
(10) Member of pension committee
(11) Payment to agent
29 Information by employers
30 Inspection of plan by members
31(1) Protection of pension money
(1.1) Exceptions
(2) Division of pension benefits on breakup
(3) Effective date of subsection (2)
(3.1)
(4) Transfer of family property portions
(5)
(6) Married and common-law — opting out
(7)
(8) Filing of agreement
31.1 Garnishment of pension benefit credits
32(1) Establishment of advisory committees
(2) Purposes of committee
(3) Limitation on committee's powers
33(1) Declaration by commission as to winding up of plan
(2) Notice of declaration
(3) Objection to winding up
34(1) Continuation of benefits with successor employer
(2) Re-employment not termination of membership
(3) Service deemed continuous
35(1) Objection to refusal to register, etc.
(2) Service of notice of objection
(3) Review on objection
36(1) Appeal to Court of Appeal
(2) Filing appeal
(3) Copies to superintendent
(4) Relevant material to be sent to court
(5) Disposal of appeal
(6) Effect of decision
PART III
37 Regulations
38(1) Penalty
(2) Court to order restitution
(2.1) Order of restitution may be filed in Q.B.
(3) Liability of officers of corporation, etc.
(4) Limitation period
38.1 Compliance with other Acts
39 and 40