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Statutes of Newfoundland 1993


CHAPTER 23

CHAPTER 23

AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHERS' PENSIONS ACT

(Assented to June 18, 1993)

Analysis

1. S.13 Amdt.
Purchase of special leave

2. S.19(2) Amdt.
Disability retirement

3. S.21(3.1) Added
Deferred pension

4. S.37(1) R&S
Regulations

5. Commencement

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


1991 c.17

1. Subsection 13(2) of the Teachers' Pensions Act is amended by

(a) striking out the word "or" at the end of paragraph (c);

(b) striking out the period at the end of paragraph (d) and substituting a semi-colon and the word "or"; and

(c) adding immediately after paragraph (d) the following:

(e) a period of absence due to a lawful strike or lock-out.

2. Subsection 19(2) of the Act is amended by adding immediately after the words and figure "who has retired under subsection (1)" the words and figure "or who is receiving a pension under subsection 21(3.1)".

3. Section 21 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following:

(3.1) A teacher who terminated his or her employment and elected to receive a deferred pension under subsection (1) and who, after his or her termination of employment, becomes incapacitated to the extent that the incapacity would, if he or she were employed as a teacher, cause retirement under section 19, shall receive a pension on that incapacity being medically certified to the minister as likely to be permanent.

4. Paragraph 37(1)(g) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(g) prescribing terms and conditions and the formula for calculating contribution rates for the purposes of sections 10 to 14;

Commencement

5. This Act is considered to have come into force on January 1, 1991.

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