Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956

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Benefits and withdrawal rights

Heading: inserted, on 29 March 1985, by section 13 of the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985 (1985 No 62).

61I Entitlement to retiring allowance

(1)

Every contributor to whom this section applies who ceases to be employed in the Government service shall, subject to this Part, thereafter be entitled to receive an annual retiring allowance calculated under section 61L.

(2)

This section applies to all contributors under this Part who have attained the age of 60 years.

(3)

This section also applies to all contributors under this Part—

(a)

who have made an election under section 61S(1)(d) to receive a retiring allowance; or

(b)

who have made an initial election under section 61S(1)(d) and who die before making the further election provided for in that paragraph or before the date specified in that further election.

(4)

This section also applies to all contributors under this Part—

(a)

who have attained the age of 50 years; and

(b)

who have completed not less than 10 years’ contributory service; and

(c)

who have agreed in writing that this section should apply to them; and

(d)

whose controlling authority has agreed in writing that this section should apply to them.

Section 61I: inserted, on 29 March 1985, by section 13 of the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985 (1985 No 62).