The Civil Service Superannuation Act

C.C.S.M. c. C120

The Civil Service Superannuation Act

Table of Contents

PART 1
REGISTERED PENSION PLAN
1 Definitions
(3) Surviving common-law partner
(4) What "salary" includes
(5) What "salary" does not include
(6) Determination of interest payable
(7) Limitation re interest payable
(8) Determination of commuted value
1.1 Judicial compensation requirements prevail
2 Power to extend meaning
(2) Retroactive classification
(3) [Repealed]
(4) Inclusion of part-time employees
(5) Becoming employee after two years
(6) Term employee becoming an employee
(7) Provisions re part-time employment
(8) Notice of date
(9) to (11) [Repealed]
(12) Reduced work week program
(13) [Repealed]
3 Period of common-law relationship
(2) Payment where not notified of common-law relationship
4 Crown bound
5 Superannuation board
(2) Corporate status of board
(3) Corporations Act not to apply
(4) Capacity of natural person
(5) Appointment of employee representatives
(5.1) Representation of pensioners and Manitoba Hydro employees
(5.2) Term of employee representative
(5.3) Terms to be staggered
(5.4) Appointment continues
(6) Appointment of employer representatives
(7) Remuneration of members
(8) Expenses of members
(9) Regulations as to procedure
(10) Power of board to extend time limits
(11) Board may administer other plans
(12) Board may invest funds for others
5.1 Administration in accordance with Income Tax Act
6 Appointment of professional personnel
(1.1) [Repealed]
(1.2) Employment of staff
(1.3) Compensation
(2) Employment of actuary
(3) Application of Act to certain employees
(4) Employees under clause (3)(m)
(4.1) Designation of employers
(5) Contributions to fund by pre-funding employers
(5.1) Exemption from other provisions
(5.2) Pre-funding amount
(5.3) Payment of actuarial liability
(5.4) Employer deemed to have made pre-funding contributions
(6) Payments an administrative expense
(7) Prior non-contributory employment
(8) [Repealed]
7 Fund continued
8 Board as trustee of fund
(2) Safekeeping of fund
9 Investment of fund
(2) Permissible investments
(3) [Repealed]
(4) Disposal of investments
(5) Joint investments
(6) Trustee Act investments
10 Investment committee
(2) Membership of investment committee
(2.1) Chairperson of both investment committee and board
(2.2) Investment experience: chairperson
(2.3) Investment experience: clause (2)(f) appointees
(3) Duties of A. D. M. Finance
(4) Duties of investment committee
10.1 Definitions
(2) Liaison Committee
(3) Liaison Negotiating Committee
(4) Advisory Committee
(5) Expenses of Liaison Committee
(6) Regulations
11 Banking
(2) Authority for temporary borrowing
12 Accounts to be kept
(2) Where kept and audit thereof
(3) What fund formed of
13 Superannuation adjustment account
(2) Contributions to adjustment account
(2.1) Regulation to prescribe contribution rate
(3) Charges on adjustment account
(4) Interest on adjustment account
(5) Rate of interest
(6) Transfer of surplus
14 Actuarial report
(2) Other actuarial reports
(3) Delivery and tabling of reports
15 Payments from fund
(1.1) Administrative costs of pension benefits
(1.2) Share of contributing employers
(1.3) Share of non-contributing employers
(1.4) Share of employees
(1.5) Credit to employers
(1.6) Investment of employee contributions
(2) Method of payment
(3) Facsimile signature
16 Fees for actuarial expenses
17 Employee contributions
(1.1) and (1.2) [Repealed]
(2) Employee contributions on excess earnings
(3) Regulation to prescribe contribution rates
(4) No contributions after maximum pension accrued
(5) No contributions after maximum retirement age
17.1 Correctional officers' contributions
(2) Percentage may be adjusted
(3) Separate account
(4) Costs
(5) Pension Benefits Act does not apply
(6) Refund of additional contributions
18 Contributions compulsory
19 [Repealed]
20 Return to civil service within three years — deferred member
(2) Return to civil service within three years — non-member
(3) Return to civil service after three years
(4) Length of service
(5) [Repealed]
20.1 Employee purchase of other service
(2) Terms and conditions
(3) No cost to employer
21 Employee loaned may continue in fund
(2) Exception
(3) Employee on loan without salary
(4) Computation of service
(5) Part of salary payable by government
(6) Computation of salary
(7) Regulations
(8) Employee on educational leave
(9) Employee on educational leave with salary
(10) Contributions where allowance paid
(11) Allowance not salary
(12) Alternative election for educational leave
(13) Where application to be granted
(14) Salary rate while on leave of absence
21.1 Maternity leave and parental leave
(2) Amount of contribution
(3) How to make payment
(4) Timing for election to contribute
(5) Continuous absence
21.2 Seasonal employees
(2) Computation of service
(3) and (4) [Repealed]
21.3 Reduced hours in last five years of employment
(2) Computation of service
21.4 Employer to verify
21.5 Only current employees eligible to purchase service
21.6 No cost to employer
21.7 Purchase of service by reservist
(2) Regulations
(3) Past period of leave
22 Monthly payment by government to fund
(2) Monthly payments to fund by agencies
(3) [Repealed]
(4) Permanent charge
(5) Calculation re deferred allowances
(6) Milk Control Board employees
(7) Arrangements in respect of double benefits
(8) Certain payments and transfers
(9) Definition of "employer"
(10) Payment to fund for defunct agencies
(11) Payments for employees of more than one agency
23 [Repealed]
24 Accrued liability of government
(2) Interest
(3) Payment of debt by government
25 [Repealed]
26 Calculation of allowance
(1.1) Maximum annual superannuation allowance
(1.2) [Repealed]
(1.3) Increase in benefits at no cost to employers
(1.4) Employment after maximum age of retirement
(2) Last five years
(2.1) Former Centra Gas employees
(3) Substitution of certain service
(4) [Repealed]
(5) Computation of earnings of partial year
27 [Repealed]
28 Eligibility for superannuation allowance
(1.1) Application
(2) Period of superannuation allowance
(3) Commencement of allowance
(4) Reduction for early retirement — less than 10 years of service
(5) Reduction for early retirement — 10 or more years of service
(6) Reduction for allowance for partial disability
28.1 Additional temporary allowance
(2) Actuarial present value
(3) Calculation of actuarial present values
(4) Death before age 65 — surviving spouse or common-law partner
(5) Death before age 65 — optional annuity for minimum period
29 Optional annuity
(2) Time and manner of making election
(3) Calculation of annuity
(4) Death before expiry of minimum term
(5) Beneficiary dies or becomes ineligible
(6) Lump sum
(7) Change of designated beneficiary
(8) Designation by inoperative will
(9) Information about age of surviving annuitant
(10) References to "spouse or common-law partner"
29.1 Default if no election made
29.2 Election to integrate with CPP pension
(2) Method of integration
(3) Effect of early death on integrated allowance or annuity
29.3 Election to integrate with OAS allowance
(2) Method of integration
(3) Effect of early death on integrated allowance or annuity
30 Joint pension entitlement of spouse or common-law partner
31 Definitions
(2) Entitlement to long term disability benefits
(3) Report by employer
(4) Medical reports
(5) Determination of disability
(6) Status of employee receiving disability allowance
(7) Adjustment because of change in disability
(8) Superannuation adjustments
(9) Termination of disability allowance
(10) Effect of termination — return to service
(11) Effect of termination — no return to service
32 [Repealed]
33 Superannuation adjustments
(2) Partial superannuation adjustment
(3) Interim superannuation adjustment
(4) Superannuation adjustment to beneficiary
(5) and (5.1) [Repealed]
(6) Approval of superannuation adjustment
(6.1) No entitlement to adjustment before effective date
(7) Calculation of superannuation adjustment
(7.1) Calculation for 20 year pre-funding
(8) Actuarial reduction in adjustment
(9) Adjustment after break-up
(10) Funding of adjustment account
(10.1) Additional funding of adjustment account
(11) Adjustment applicable to additional allowance
34 Increase in deferred allowance
35 Period of war service counted as service
(1.1) to (4) [Repealed]
(5) Determining length of service
(6) [Repealed]
(7) Leave of absence without pay
(8) Employee transferred
(9) Leave of absence with partial pay
(10) Disability allowance and early retirement
(11) Corporations included
(12) Accrued vacations on retirement
(13) Qualifying service
36 Continuity of service
37 [Repealed]
38 [Repealed]
39 Workers Compensation Act
(2) Alternative privileges
(3) Payment of benefits under subsection (2)
(4) Election re temporary total disability
(5) Contributions required
(6) Late election under Workers Compensation
(7) Where application to be granted
(8) Annual salary rate while on compensation
(9) Computation of service
40 Payment of allowances and annuities
(2) Final payment for month of death
41 Repayment
42 Election to remain entitled to deferred pension
(2) Request for withdrawal or transfer
(2.1) No repayment
(2.2) Reciprocal transfer not considered repayment
(3) Calculation of pension benefit credit
(4) Board to comply
43 Contributions over 50% of commuted value
(2) Adjustment account credits
(3) Transferred amount may not be repaid
44 Division of family assets
(2) Reduction in credits on division of assets
(3) Reduction of pension on division of assets
45 Pre-retirement death benefit entitlement of surviving spouse or common-law partner
(2) Death benefit
(3) Limitation
(4) Transfer by surviving spouse or common-law partner
(5) Pre-retirement death — refund to estate
46 [Repealed]
47 No repayment in certain cases
48 Deduction of certain insurance premiums
49 Mentally incapable annuitant
50 Interest on payments
51 Payment may be suspended
52 Transferred employees
(2) Designation of certain teachers
(3) [Repealed]
(4) Eligibility for disability allowance
(5) Benefit of section 42
(6) Section 17 not applicable
(7) Allowance for transferred employees
(8) Early allowance for transferred employee
(9) Disabled transferred employees
(10) [Repealed]
(11) Service of transferred employee
(12) [Repealed]
53 Definitions
(1.1) Application of section
(2) Periods of employment to be combined
(3) Arrangements re periods of service
(4) Restriction on reciprocal agreements
(5) Contents of agreement
(6) [Repealed]
(7) Maximum limit of allowance
(8) Recovery of payments
(9) Payment of portion of amounts received
(10) Definition and application
(11) Receipt of moneys
(12) Payment of moneys
(13) Agreements re qualifying service
(14) Effect of agreement
53.1 Definition of "reciprocating employer"
(2) Application of section
(3) Arrangements re periods of service
(4) Contents of agreement
(5) Recovery of payments
(6) Retention of amounts received
(7) Employers under subsection 6(5)
54 [Renumbered as section 68.]
55 (1) [Repealed]
(2) Information required by board
(3) [Repealed]
56 Application to board and its decision
57 Regulations
58 Charge on Consolidated Fund
59 [Repealed]
59.1 [Repealed]
60 [Repealed]
61 Minister to supervise administration
(2) Report by board
(3) Report to Legislature
62 Public Service Commission
63 (1) [Repealed]
(2) Application to include prior employment
(2.1) and (2.2) [Repealed]
(3) When board must grant application
(3.1) Date of application
(4) Employee retiring
(5) [Repealed]
(6) Employee dying
(7) [Repealed]
(8) Rate of interest
(9) and (10) [Repealed]
(11) Regulations
(12) Limitation on double benefits
(13) Contributions and benefits
MONEY PURCHASE ACCOUNT
64 Establishment of money purchase accounts
(2) 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 to annuity
(7) Obligations of fund for annuity
(8) Adjustments not to apply to annuities
(9) Regulations
64.1 No further liability where commuted value transferred
65 [Renumbered as section 69.]
66 [Repealed]
66.1 Establishment of account
(2) Agreements respecting account
(3) Rate of interest
(4) and (5) [Repealed]
67 [Repealed]
ENHANCED BENEFITS FOR ELIGIBLE
MANITOBA HYDRO EMPLOYEES
67.1 Definitions
67.2 Regulations
(2) Regulations may only implement recommendation
(3) Retroactive effect
(5) Minister to give reasons for not implementing recommendation
67.3 No cost to government
67.4 Pension Benefits Act not to apply
67.5 Separate account for contributions
(2) Rate of return
(3) Use of account
PHASED RETIREMENT
67.6 Regulations
(2) Same
(3) Joint recommendation required
PART 2
OTHER
68 Special payments for special allowances
(2) Payments in addition to superannuation allowance
(3) Payments from Consolidated Fund
(4) Payment by agencies
(5) Administration of this section
LONG TERM DISABILITY
69 Definitions
(2) Regulations
(3) Board reimbursed for enhanced pensions
(4) Position of recipients
(5) Eligibility for certain benefits
(6) [Repealed]