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  • SAM
    Table of Contents

    • Chapter 1: Introduction
    • Chapter 2: Contributing to the public service superannuation plan
    • Chapter 3: Increasing pensionable service
    • Chapter 4: Benefit entitlements to contributors
    • Chapter 5: Benefit entitlements to survivors or estate
    • Chapter 6: Supplementary death benefit
    • Chapter 7: Personal documentation
    • Chapter 8: Air traffic controllers' special provisions
    • Chapter 9: Correctional service - special provisions

Chapter 4

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BENEFIT ENTITLEMENTS TO CONTRIBUTORS

BENEFIT ENTITLEMENTS ON CEASING TO BE EMPLOYED IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

  • SAM 4-1-1
    TYPES OF BENEFITS UNDER THE PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION ACT (PSSA) (April 2011)
  • SAM 4-1-2
    EXERCISE OF OPTION (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-1-3
    FAILURE TO EXERCISE OPTION (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-1-4
    REVOCATION OF OPTION (DELETED April 2011)

TERMINATION WITH LESS THAN TWO YEARS PENSIONABLE SERVICE

  • SAM4-2-1
    TERMINATION - ANY AGE - ANY REASON (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM4-2-2
    BENEFIT OPTIONS FOR THOSE EXCEPTIONS WITH LESS THAN TWO YEARS PENSIONABLE SERVICE (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM4-2-3
    RETURN OF CONTRIBUTION INTEREST RATES (DELETED April 2011)

CEASES EMPLOYMENT WITH TWO OR MORE YEARS OF PENSIONABLE SERVICE

  • SAM 4-3-1
    CEASES EMPLOYMENT AT AGE 60 OR OVER OR AT AGE 55 OR OVER WITH AT LEAST 30 YEARS OF PENSIONABLE SERVICE (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-3-2
    CEASES EMPLOYMENT UNDER AGE 60 -- VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-3-3
    CEASES EMPLOYMENT UNDER AGE 60 BECAUSE OF DISABILITY  (DELETED April 2011)
  • | SAM 4-3-4
    CEASES EMPLOYMENT UNDER AGE 60 INVOLUNTARILY -- EXCEPT DISABILITY (April 2012)
  • SAM 4-3-5
    CEASES EMPLOYMENT INVOLUNTARILY -- DISMISSAL FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-3-6
    VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION BEFORE HAVING COMPLETED TWO YEARS OF CONTINUOUS EMPLOYMENT IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE (DELETED April 2011)

RATE OF SALARY FOR BENEFIT PURPOSES

  • SAM 4-4-1
    AVERAGE SALARY FOR COMPUTING ANNUITY OR ALLOWANCE (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-4-2
    RETROACTIVE SALARY REVISIONS (November 2011)

DISABILITY AFTER RETIREMENT

  • SAM 4-6-1
    DISABILITYAFTER RETIREMENT BUT BEFORE ATTAINING AGE SIXTY (DELETED April 2011)

CANADA/QUEBEC PENSION PLAN REDUCTIONS

  • SAM 4-7-1
    REDUCTION OF SUPERANNUATION PENSION AT AGE 65 OR IF IN RECEIPT OF A DISABILITY BENEFIT UNDER THE CANADA PENSION PLAN (CPP)/QUEBEC PENSION PLAN (QPP) PRIOR TO AGE 65 (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-7-2
    CALCULATION OF CPP OR QPP REDUCTION (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-7-3
    PENSIONABLE EARNINGS (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-7-4
    GUARANTEE OF FORMER ENTITLEMENT (DELETED April 2011)

PENSION INDEXING (formerly under the Supplementary Retirement Benefits Act)

  • SAM 4-8-1
    PENSION INDEXING -- INCREASES (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-8-2
    MAIN FACTORS WHICH DETERMINE AMOUNT OF INCREASE (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-8-3
    TABLE OF PERCENTAGE INCREASES (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-8-4 CONTRIBUTIONS FOR INDEXING (DELETED April 2011)

RE-EMPLOYMENT IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

  • SAM 4-9-1
    RE-EMPLOYMENT AS A NON-CONTRIBUTOR (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-9-2
    RE-EMPLOYMENT AS A CONTRIBUTOR (DELETED April 2011)

TRANSFER OF BENEFITS TO A REGISTERED PENSION OR RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN

  • SAM 4-10-1
    TRANSFER OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO A REGISTERED PENSION PLAN OR REGISTERED RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-10-2
    TRANSFER OF PENSION PAYMENTS TO REGISTERED RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN (DELETED April 2011)

DEDUCTIONS FROM ANNUITIES

  • SAM 4-11-1
    VOLUNTARY DEDUCTIONS (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-11-2
    INVOLUNTARY DEDUCTIONS -- INCOME TAX (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-11-3
    INVOLUNTARY DEDUCTIONS -- CONTRIBUTIONS TO SUPERANNUATION ACCOUNT (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-11-4
    RECOVERY OF DEATH BENEFIT CONTRIBUTIONS (DELETED November 2011)
  • SAM 4-11-5
    RECOVERY OF AMOUNTS DUE TO THE CROWN (November 2011)

PAYMENT OF ALL OR PART OF BENEFIT TO A PERSON OTHER THAN THE RECIPIENT

  • SAM 4-12-1
    INCAPACITY OF ANNUITANT (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-12-2
    PENSION DIVERSION (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-12-3
    PENSION DIVERSION AMOUNTS (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-12-4
    PENSION DIVERSION -- RESPONSIBLITIES OF PERSONNEL OFFICES (DELETED April 2011)

PENSION BENEFITS DIVISION (formerly Pensions and Family Law)

  • SAM 4-13-1
    INTRODUCTION (November 2011)
  • SAM 4-13-2
    EFFECTS ON PENSION BENEFITS (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-13-3
    REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (deleted September 2004)
  • SAM 4-13-4
    APPLICATION FOR DIVISION OF PENSION BENEFITS (deleted September 2004)
  • SAM 4-13-5
    AMOUNT OF DIVISION OF PENSION BENEFITS (deleted September 2004)
  • SAM 4-13-6
    PAYMENT OF DIVISION OF PENSION BENEFITS AMOUNT (deleted September 2004)
  • SAM 4-13-7
    ADJUSTMENT TO PENSION BENEFIT (deleted September 2004)
  • SAM 4-13-8
    EFFECT ON SURVIVOR BENEFITS (deleted September 2004)

RETROACTIVE ADJUSTMENT TO A MONTHLY PENSION BENEFIT

  • SAM 4-14-1
    STATEMENT OF QUALIFYING RETROACTIVE LUMP SUM (DELETED April 2011)

TRANSFER VALUE

  • SAM 4-15-1
    TRANSFER VALUE PAYMENT (April 2011)
  • SAM 4-15-2
    TRANSFER VALUE REINSTATEMENT (April 2011)
  • SAM 4-15-3
    COSTING AN ELECTION FOR TRANSFER VALUE REINSTATEMENT (DELETED April 2011)
  • SAM 4-15-4
    INTEREST RATES (DELETED April 2011)