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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
THIKD KEPORT
OF   THE   BUSINESS   DONE   IN
PURSUANCE   OF  THE
Superannuation Act
YEAR ENDED MARCH 31ST
1924
PRINTED   BY
AUTHORITY of the legislative assembly.
VICTORIA,   B.C. :
Printed by Charles F.  Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1924.  To His Honour Walter Cameron Nichol,
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia.
May it please Your Honour :
The undersigned respectfully submits the Report of the business done in pursuance of the " Superannuation Act" during the fiscal year 1923-24.
Provincial Secretary's Office,
Victoria, B.C.
j. d. Maclean,
Provincial Secretary. The Honourable J. D. MacLean, M.D.,
Provincial Secretary, Victoria, B.C.
■ Sir,—I have the honour to lay before you Report of the business done in
pursuance of the " Superannuation Act" during the fiscal year 1923-24.
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
W. H. MacIKNES,
Civil Service Commissioner. SUPERANNUATION REPORT, 1923-24.
Report of the business done in pursuance of the "Superannuation Act" during the fiscal
year 1923-24.
Section 5.—Contributions were made by the employees of the B.C. Government of $120,548.70;
by the employees of the City of Duncan of $166.60.
Section 6.—On April 1st, 1923, 229 persons were contributing more than 4 per cent. During
the year seventeen additional persons were granted permission to make increased contributions;
five of those making increased contributions were superannuated, four died, and five left the
service, leaving 232 making increased contributions on March 31st, 1924.
Section 7.—Contributions were made by the Government and by the City of Duncan of a
like amount to the contributions of their employees respectively.
Section 11.—Interest was credited at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum on the credit balance
of the previous April 1st and October 1st respectively.
Section 12.—A statement of all moneys received and paid out under the provisions of this
Act and the assets and liabilities appertaining to the granting of superannuation allowances
under its provisions is given in Schedule No. 1.
Section 13.— (1.) (tt.) The sum of $18,852.73 was refunded under sections IS, 19, and 3S. A
like amount was transferred from the B.C. Government Employer's Account to the Special
Reserve Fund.
(3.) The debit balance of the account of the B.C. Government in the Special Reserve Fund
amounted to $134,484.40 on March 31st, 1924. Interest at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum
was charged on the debit balance of this account.
Section Ik.—In the Superannuation Report of 1922-23 it was reported that by Order in
Council No. 407, 1923, a superannuation allowance of $75.15 was granted to F. G. Richards,
Sheriff, Victoria. By Order in Council No. 1199, 1923, this allowance was altered to $72.80 per
month. In addition to Sheriff Richards, fourteen other persons were granted superannuation
allowances as per Schedule No. 2.
Section 18.—Ten contributors died during the fiscal year and refunds were made to their
legal representatives.
Section 19.—One hundred and sixty-seven contributors, on leaving the Service, secured
refunds of the amount standing at their credit.
Section 20.—One of the contributors who left the Service had made voluntary contributions
under section 9 and secured a refund of these special contributions.
Section 32.— (b.)  Exemption from the provisions of the Act were granted to the following:
Order in Council No. 1271, 1923—Duncan, G. A.
Section 38.—Default having been made by three of the contributors, the amount standing
at their credit was paid to the Minister of Finance.
W. H. MacINNES,
Civil Service Commissioner. S 6 British Columbia. 1924
SCHEDULES.
SCHEDULE No. 1.
Summary of Receipts and Expenditubes.
Receipts.
Cash in Treasury, April 1st, 1923   $526,063 29
Contributions,  B.C.  Government employees   120.54S 70
„                               „              employers    120,548 70
Special  Reserve    26,969 39
„               City of Duncan employees   166 60
„                               „             employer     166 60
„                               „             Special Reserve   25 45
Voluntary contributions,  section 9   16 10
Interest paid by B.C. Government   2S.530 05
$823,034 88
Expenditures.
Refunds, section 18     $   2,187 55
19       16,362 62
20  13 24
38     302 50
Superannuation allowances         24,524 37
$ 43,390 34
Cash in Treasury, April 1st, 1924      779,644 54
$823,034 SS
Balance-sheet as at Mahch 31st, 1924.
Assets.
Cash in Treasury   $6S0,943 10
Cash in Treasury   $ 98,701 44
B.C. Government Special Reserve  (section 13  (1)   (a)  and  (fi)       134,484 40
 233,ia5 84
$914,128 94
Liabilities.
B.C. Government employees   $340,006 76
employer     340,006 76
City of Duncan employees   425 36
„ employer     425 36
„        Special Reserve   58 63
Special  contributions     20 23
Total, Current Accounts   $680,943 10
Present value of allowances in force March 31st, 1924  $228,051 79
Balance, being difference between value of allowances in force March
31st,  1924,   and   amount   at  credit   of   Superannuation   Allowance
Account         5,134 05
 233,185 84
$914,128 94 15 Geo. 5
Superannuation Report.
S 7
Present Value of Superannuation Allowances in Force March 31st, 1924.
Allowance Present
per Month. Value.
Almond,  S.  R  $    73 33 $    7,013 60
Anderson,  G  15 00 1,854 00
Armstrong, J. F  125 56 8,226 70
Arthur, Dr. E. C  15 00 1,488 60
Ballantyne, D. T  56 30 5,994 00
Bowman, T. M  47 37 5,911 77
Brown,  J. R  S2 50 7,890 30
Bunting, J. F. B  1 SO 224 64
Burgess, T. A  15 25 2,493 38
Calbick, Thomas F  15 66 1,955 20
Callaghan,  John   :  18 40 1,824 85
Cambridge, J. J  115 00 14,766 00
Campbell, C. S  104 50              ,    12,652 86
Clint, Jas  45 86 4,551 14
Cox, D. G  58 06 6,395 SS
Creighton, J. W  42 SO 4,093 40
Cullin, W. II.   98 75 10,508 41
Davies, P. J  15 00 1,654 20
Delbridge, T  15 00 1,542 60
Evans, C. H  8 85 910 22
Fraser, J. A  S2 37 6,454 51
Goepel, W. J  187 29 18,586 65
Hall,   John     44 15 4,221 79
Hanson, R. E  28 60 2,838 26
Henry, Thomas   20 35 2,019 53
Lloyd,  M.  B  21 65 2,227 34
Mogee, A  15 00 1,175 40
Morley, H. A. S.  128 66 8,831 21
Moseley, Levi  15 00 1,373 40
McCabe, M. H  15 00 1,434 60
McGregor,   J .  98 21 11,643 77
McLean, Mrs. Marcella  52 00 7,587 84
Packard, John R  6 80 896 09
Peers, J .'.  S 70 652 50
Pottinger, J.  107 10 8,032 50
Pye, W.  T  15 00 1,542 60
Rant, W. J  50 90 4,649 86
Richards, F. G  72 80 6,962 59
Riley, W  15 20 1,293 21
Robertson, W. C  19 35 1,513 66
Shakespeare, F. N. E  71 90 8,446 81
Smith, C  7 70 706 73
Stanton, H.  (Mrs.)   77 96 11,899 81
Webb,   C.   N  20 00 2,568 00
Whitehouse, T. E  31 90 3,253 80
Williams, R. T  55 90 4,011- 38
Young,  R.   H  15 00 1,276 20
$2,260 48 $228,051 79
Credit balance, Superannuation Allowance Account  $233,185 84
Balance   5,134 05
$233,185 84 $233,185 84 S 8
British Columbia.
1924
SCHEDULE No. 2.
Superannuation  Allowances granted between April 1st, 1923, ahd March 31st,  1924.
Date
Effective.
O.C. No.
Name.
Position, Office, and Department.
Plan.
Amount
per
Month.
1-5-23
1-5-23
1-5-23
506/23
507/23
508/23
842/23
843/23
940/23
872/23
1199/23
1227/23
1252/23
42/24
296/24
311/24
366/24
367/24
Williams, R. T...
Pottinger, J.
Hall. J	
Foreman, King's Printer, Prov. Sec
Foreman, King's Printer, Prov. Sec
Compositor, King's Printer, Prov. Sec...
Clerk, Public Works 	
Single life
Single life
Single life
Single life
Single life
Single life
Single life
Single life
Guar. 10 yrs.
Single life
Single life
Single life.
Single life
Single life
Single life
$ 55 90
107 10
44 15
1-8-23
Lloyd. M.B.
Shakespeare,   P.
N.  E. 	
Campbell, C. S...
Packard, 3. R...
Richards, P. G.__
Burgess, T. A,
Ballantyne, D.T.
Smith,   C	
21 65
1-6-2&
1-4-23
1-6-23
1-3-23
Compositor, King's Printer, Prov. Sec...
Warden, Oakalla Prison, Attor.-Gen	
Janitor, Govt. Agency, Alberni, Finance
Sheriff, Victoria   Attor.-Gen.
71 90
104 50
6 SO
72 80
1-9-23
1-11-23
Lino-Oper., King's Printer, Prov. Sec...
15 25
56 30
1-10-23
Att, Ment. Hosp., Esson, Prov. Sec.
Eng., Ment. Hosp., New West., Prov. Sec.
Att., Ment. Hosp., New West., Prov. Sec.
Attend., Ment. Hosp., Esson, Prov. Sec...
King's Printer, Prov. Sec	
7 70
1-4-24
1-4-24
1-4-24
1^-24
Robertson, W. C.
Callaghan, J. ....
Evans, C. H,
Cullin,  W.  H	
19 35
18 40
8 85
98 75 15 Geo. 5
Superannuation Report.
S 9
"SUPERANNUATION ACT."
TTIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-Governor in Council has been pleased to approve the following
regulations:—
" SUPERANNUATION ACT."
Regulations made pursuant to Section 31.
1. The rate of interest to be credited, paid, and charged by the Minister of Finance shall be five
per centum.
2. The following shall be the tables for determining   the  value  of  superannuation   allowances.
For ages other than those shown the Commission shall determine rates equable with the rates shown.
Table A.—Single Life, payable for the Life of the Contributor.
Age last Birthday.
Value op a Superannuation Allowance op $100
per Annum por Lipe.
Age last Birthday.
Value of a Superannuation Allowance op $100
per Annum por Lipe.
Male.
Female.
Male.
Female.
20	
$1,926
1,860
1,782
1,691
1,586
1,466
1,441
1,415
1,388
1,361
1,334
1,306
1,278
1,249
1,220
1,190
1,160
1,131
1,100
1,070
1,040
1,009
979
948
$1,943
1,881
1,808
1,725
1,633
1,533
1,512
1,490
1,468
1,446
1.423
1.400
1,376
1,351
1,326
1,299
1.272
1.244
1,216
1,186
1,156
1.125
1,093
1.061
64 	
$   918
887
857
827
797
767
738
709
681
653
625
598
572
546
521
496
472
449
427
405
384
364
265
157
$1,028
994
25 .
35 	
30	
66 	
961
35 	
87 	
927
40 	
88 	
893
45 	
69 	
859
46 .                     	
70 	
825
47 	
71 	
792
48 	
72 	
'759
49 	
73 	
727
50 	
74 	
695
51 	
75 	
664
52	
76 	
634
53 	
77 	
604
54 	
78 	
576
55 	
79 	
548
56 	
80 	
521
57 	
81	
495
58 	
S2 	
469
59 	
S3 . ...
445
60 	
84 	
421
61 	
S5	
399
62 	
90 	
290
63 :	
95 	
175 S 10
British Columbia.
1924
Table B.—Guaranteed Allowance, payable for the Life of the Contributor or for the Term of
Years stated, whichever Period shall be the Longer.
Age last Birthday.
Value of a Superannuation Allowance of $100 per Annum.
Guaranteed 5 Yrs.
Male.        Female.
Guaranteed 10 Vrs.
Male.
Female.
Guaranteed 15 Yrs.
Male.
Female.
Guaranteed 20 Yrs.
Male.
Female.
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
$1,346
1.319
1,291
1,263
1,236
1.207
1,179
1.150
1.122
1,093
1,065
1,036
1.007
979
951
92.3
896
869
842
816
791
766
742
719
696
675
654
634
616
598
5S2
$1,433
1.410
1,387
1,362
1,337
1312
1.2S5
1,258
1.230
1,202
1,172
1,142
1,112
1.081
1.049
1,01S
987
955
924
S93
S63
834
805
777
751
725
700
677
654
633
613
$1,38S
1.363
1,339
1,314
1,290
1,265
1,241
1.217
1.193
1,169
1,145
1,122
1,100
1,078
1.057
1,036
1.016
997
979
962
946
930
916
903
892
881
$1,470
1,448
1,426
1.403
1.3S0
1.356
1,332
1.307
1,282
1,256
1.230
1.204
1.178
1.152
1.127
1,102
1.077
1,054
1030
1.009
988
969
951
934
91S
904
$1,457
1,437
1.417
1.397
1.378
1,359
1,341
1,323
1,306
1.289
1.272
1.256
1,241
1.227
1.214
1,203
1,192
1,182
1,173
1,165
1,157
$1,527
1.508
1,488
1,468
1,448
1.428
1,407
1,387
1,367
1347
1,327
1,308
1,289
1.271
1.254
1,238
1.223
1.209
1.196
1.185
1,175
$1,548
1,534
1.519
1,505
1,492
1,479
1,467
1,456
1,445
1,436
1.427
1,418
1,411
1,404
1,398
1,393
$1,601
1,585
1,569
1.553
1,538
1,523
1,50S
1,494
1,4S0
1.467
1,455
1.443
1,433
1,423
1.415
1,407 15 Geo. 5
Superannuation Report.
S 11
Table C.—Joint Life and Last Survivor, payable during the Joint Life of the Contributor and any
Person nominated by him prior to the granting of the Superannuation Allowance, and during
the Life of the Survivor.
Value of a Supehaj
nuation Allowance
jf $100 per Annum.
Age last Birthday.
Beneficiary.
50.
55.
60.
65.
70.
75.
80.
85.
Dependent.
40 	
$1,793
1,725
1,656
1,588
1,523
	
$1,754
1,678
1,599
1,518
1.438
1,365
$1,721
1,638
1.550
1,457
1.362
1,272
1,196
$1,694
1,606
1,511
1,408
1,299
1,191
1,096
1,021
$1,673
1.581
1,481
1,370
1.250
1,125
1,011
918
850
$1,563
1,459
1,344
1,214
1.076
945
834
749
688
$1,445
1,325
1,190
1,043
898
771
669
594
45 	
50	
55 	
$1,314
1,175
1,021
867
60 	
65 	
70 	
75 	
727
SO 	
611
S5 	
523
3. When a person wishes to apply for a superannuation allowance he shall send to the Commission
a notice in writing, duly signed, requesting that he
be granted the superannuation allowance to which
he may be entitled under the " Superannuation
Act." The Commission shall forthwith make inquiry to find whether that person comes within the
scope of the Act and whether he is entitled to receive a superannuation allowance under the provisions of the Act. This inquiry may consist of
searching the record of the person kept in the office
of the Commission or of requiring information to
be given by affidavit or otherwise, at the discretion
of the Commission.
4. Each of the following may be deemed to be a
group of contributors for the purposes of section
26:—
(«.)   Civil   Service   exclusive   of  the   Provincial
Police:
(5.)  Provincial Police:
Police in any municipality:
Firemen in any municipality:
City Hall staff in any municipality:
Employee of a municipality exclusive of the
Police, Firemen, and City Hall staff:
Teachers employed by any School Board:
Employees,   other   than   teachers,   of   any
School Board:
person holding a permanent position in the
Civil Service who wishes to be exempted shall:—
(1.)  Prove that he has ample provision for his
old age; and
Agree that he will sign an undertaking that
he will not make any claim for superannuation allowance or a gratuity upon the
Government.
(c.)
(d.)
ic.)
(f.)
(g.)
(h.)
5. A
(2.)
W. H. MacINNES,
Civil Service Commissioner.
Victoria, B.C., October 7th, 192Jf. S 12
British Columbia.
CHAPTER 247.
1924
Short title.
An Act respecting Superannuation.
HIS  MAJESTY,  by  and with  the  advice and  consent  of  the
Legislative Assembly  of the Province of British  Columbia,
enacts as follows:—
Preliminary.
1. This Act may be cited as the " Superannuation Act."    1921,
c. 60, s. 1.
interpretation. 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:—
" Board of School Trustees " means the Board of School Trustees
of any municipal school district within the meaning of the
" Public Schools Act ":
" Civil Service " shall have the meaning assigned to that expression by section 2 of the " Civil Service Act":
" Commission " means the Civil Service Commission constituted
under the " Civil Service Act " :
" Contributor " means any employee who has contributed to the
Superannuation Fund pursuant to the provisions of this
Act:
" Employee " means a person in receipt of a salary as compensation for service rendered to another:
" Employer " means the person directly or indirectly responsible
for the payment of the salary of an employee, and in respect
of any employee within the scope of Part II. includes the
Crown in right of the Province:
" Prescribed " means prescribed by this Act or by the regulations :
" Regulations" means regulations made by the Lieutenant-
Governor in Council under this Act:
" Salary " includes wages: 15 Geo. 5 Superannuation Report. S 13
" Superannuation allowance " includes every allowance or sum
mentioned or referred to in section 14 which may be
granted or be payable to any person under the provisions
of this Act.    1921, c. 60, s. 2 (altered).
3. This Act is divided into five parts, relating to the following Division of Act
, .     , into parts.
subjects:—
Part. Section.
I.—Superannuation     4-31
II.—Provincial Government Employees  31-41
III.—Municipal Employees   42-45
IV.—School Board Employees  46-49
V.—Employees not within the Scope of Part II. or III.
or IV   50-52
1921, c. 60, s. 3.
PART I.
Superannuation.
Application.
4. This Part shall apply to every person to whom any subsequent Application of Fart.
Part of this Act applies,  including the  Crown  in  right of the
Province.    1921, c. 60, s. 4.
Superannuation Fund.
5. From the salary from time to time payable to each employee contributions by
to whom this Act applies his employer shall cause to be deducted  salary or employees.
an amount equal to four per centum of the amount of the salary,
and shall forthwith forward the amount deducted to the Minister
of Finance as a contribution from that employee to the Superannuation Fund. Where the Crown is the employer, the deductions shall
be made and retained by the Minister of Finance.    1921, c. 60, s. 5.
6. With the approval of the Commission, any employee who is Provision for
of the age of thirty-five years or upwards when this Act first applies increased rates.
to him may file with his employer a notice in writing signed by the
employee, requesting that the deductions from his salary as his
contribution to the Superannuation Fund be made at a percentage
greater than four per centum, but not exceeding in any case eight
per centum of the amount of his salary; and his employer shall
cause the deductions to be made in the case of that employee at the
rate per centum named in the notice: Provided that the rate per
centum named in the notice shall not be greater than seven per S 14
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1924
Contributions
of employers.
Discontinuance
of contributions.
Special
contributions.
centum if the employee is under fifty years of age, nor greater than
six per centum if the employee is under forty-five years of age, nor
greater than five per centum if the employee is under forty years of
age.    1921, c. 60, s. 6.
7. Each employer shall forward to the Minister of Finance with
the contributions of his employees arising from the deductions made
from their salaries an amount equal to the aggregate amount of their
contributions as his contribution to the Superannuation Fund.
Where the Crown is the employer, the contribution shall be paid
by the Minister of Finance from moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature or, if no appropriation is available for that
purpose, from the Consolidated Revenue Fund.    1921, c. 60, s. 7.
8. In the case of any contributor from whose salary deductions
have been made pursuant to this Act for a period of not less than
thirty-five years, if his employer or the contributor files with the
Commission a written request that no further deductions be made
from the salary of that contributor, the Commission shall forthwith
notify the employer and the contributor of the filing of the request,
and the employer shall not cause any amount to be deducted under
this Act from the salary of that contributor after the receipt of the
notice. Where the Crown is the employer, the written request may
be filed by the Minister of Finance.    1921, c. 60, s. S.
9. The Minister of Finance may receive special voluntary contributions made by or on behalf of any contributor in addition to
the contributions arising from the prescribed deductions from salary.
1921, c. 60, s. 9.
Superannuation
Fund.
Separate accounts
and interest
additions.
10. All contributions in the hands of the Minister of Finance
shall be placed in a fund in the Treasury Department to be known
as the " Superannuation Fund," and shall be accounted for as part
of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.    1921, c. 60, s. 10.
11. A separate account shall be kept for each employee and each
employer showing the amount at his credit in the Superannuation
Fund. Interest shall be credited by the Minister of Finance to
each account on the last day of March and September in each year,
computed on the amount at the credit of the account on the next
preceding first day of October and April respectively. Until otherwise prescribed, the rate of interest shall be five per centum per
annum.    1921, c. 60, s. 11.
General accounting 12. Account shall be kept of all moneys received and paid out
under the provisions of this Act, and of the assets and liabilities
appertaining to the grant of superannuation allowances under those
provisions; and among the liabilities included in the account at the 15 Geo. 5 Superannuation Report. S 15
end of each fiscal year shall appear the present value of the superannuation allowances in force at the end of that fiscal year. 1921,
c. 60, s. 12.
13. (1.) There shall be in the Superannuation Fund a special special reserve.
reserve to meet the additional allowances which may be granted
under the provisions of this Act to certain contributors in respect
of their services as employees prior to the time at which this Act
becomes applicable to them. The special reserve shall be provided
as follows:—
(a.)  Whenever a contributor or his legal representatives receive
a refund under section 18 or 19, a like amount shall be
transferred from his employer's  account to the  special
reserve:
(b.)  Each employer shall forward to the Minister of Finance
with each contribution forwarded by him under section 7
a further amount equal to one per centum of the pay-roll
of his employees to whom this Part applies, which amount
shall be placed in the special reserve.    Where the Crown
is the employer, the amount required under this clause
shall be paid by the Minister of Finance from moneys
appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature or, if no
appropriation is available for that purpose, from the Consolidated Revenue Fund:
(c.)  A separate account shall be kept for each employer showing the amount at his credit in the special reserve, and
interest shall be credited by the Minister of Finance at
the prescribed rate to each account on the last day of
March and September in each year, computed on the minimum balance of the account during the next preceding six
months.
(2.)  When sufficient funds have been accumulated in any em- Discontinuance of
ployer's account in the special reserve under this section to meet spedaiUresenrvet0
the additional allowances that can be charged to that account under
this Act, the contributions required under this section from that
employer shall cease.
(3.)  If at any time there are not sufficient funds in an account Loans to special
in the special reserve to meet the claims made on that account, the reserve accounts.
Minister of Finance may loan to that account from the Consolidated
Revenue Fund the amount necessary, which amount shall be repayable from that account, with interest at the prescribed rate.    1921,
c. 60, s. 13.
Superannuation Allowances.
14. (1.) When a contributor becomes entitled to a superannua- provisions for
tion allowance under the provisions of this Act, he shall be granted of superannuaTion"11
a superannuation allowance of the sum which the amount at his allowance-
credit in the Superannuation Fund, arising from deductions from S 16
British Columbia.
1924
Additional sum
based on special
contributions.
Additional allowance from special
reserve.
his salary and accrued interest, together with a like amount taken
from his employer's account, would entitle him to according to the
prescribed tables then in force.
(2.) There shall be added to the amount of the superannuation
allowance granted to a contributor under subsection (1) such
further sum as the total of the special contributions (if any) made
by him or on his behalf under section 9, together with accrued
interest, would entitle him to according to the prescribed tables
then in force.
(3.) There shall also be added 19 the superannuation allowance
such additional allowance (if any) as is payable to the contributor
under the provisions of this Act from the special reserve established
under section 13.    1921, c. 60, s. 14.
Plans of
superannuation
allowance.
15. The superannuation allowance may be granted in accordance
with the prescribed tables on any of the following plans:—•
(a.)  Single life, payable for the life of the contributor:
(&.)  Guaranteed allowance, payable for the life of the contributor, or for a term of years certain, whichever period
shall be the longer:
(c.)  Joint life and last survivor, payable during the joint life
of the contributor and any person nominated by him prior
to the granting of the superannuation allowance, and during the life of the survivor.    1921, c. 60, s. 15.
Provisions as
to payment.
Assignment of
superannuation
allowance
prohibited.
Provisions to meet
any deficiency in
Superannuation
Fund.
16. (1.) Every superannuation allowance shall be paid monthly
from the Superannuation Fund.
(2.) No superannuation allowance may be assigned, charged, or
attached by process in any Court.    1921, c. 60, s. 16.
17. Any deficiency between the amounts paid by the contributors
and employers to the Superannuation Fund and the amounts
required to pay the superannuation allowances and other amounts
payable from the Superannuation Fund under this Act, including
all interest credited or paid pursuant to this Act, shall be paid
from the Consolidated Revenue Fund.    1921, c. 60, s. 17.
Refund in case
of death.
Refund in case
of dismissal or
resignation.
Refunds.
18. If a contributor dies before he has been granted a superannuation allowance, the amount at his credit in the Superannuation Fund shall be paid to his legal representatives.    1921, c. 60, s. 18.
19. Where a contributor has been dismissed or has resigned from
service, if he makes application therefor, the amount at the credit of
his account in the Superannuation Fund shall be paid to him. 1921,
c. 60, s. 19.
Refund of special
contributions.
20. There shall be added to the sum payable to a contributor or his
legal representatives by way of refund under any other section of this 15 Geo. 5 Superannuation Report. S 17
Act the total of the special contributions (if any) made by him or on
his behalf, together with the interest accrued thereon. 1921, c. 60,
s. 20.
Administration.
21. The Department of the Provincial Secretary shall be charged Department of
with the administration of this Act.    1921, c. 60, s. 21. tary charged, with
administration.
22. The Provincial  Secretary shall  lav before the Legislature Annual return
.• to Legislature.
within fifteen days after the commencement of each annual session a
return containing a full and clear statement and accounts of all business done in pursuance of this Act during the fiscal year next previous to such session, and showing the condition of the Superannuation Fund.    1921, C. 60, s. 22.
23. All salaries and expenses necessarily incurred in the adminis- Expenses of
.      . administration.
tration of this Act shall, in the absence of any special appropriation
of the Legislature available for that purpose, be paid from the Consolidated Revenue Fund.    1921, c. 60, s. 23.
24. Subject to the provisions of this Act and the regulations, the Powers of
Commission.
Commission may :—■
(o.) Determine whether or not any person is within the scope of
this Act and entitled to receive a superannuation allowance
thereunder:
(&.)  Determine the amount of any superannuation allowance
granted under this Act.    1921, c. 60, s. 24.
25. No superannuation allowance shall be granted to any person inquiry by
until the Commission, after inquiry in the manner prescribed by the in au cases.
regulations, has found :—
(a.)  That the person is within the scope of this Act; and
(6.)  That the person is entitled to receive the superannuation
allowance under the provisions of this Act, and the grounds
upon which he is so entitled.    1921, c. 60, s. 25.
26. Upon the filing with the Commission of a notice signed by at Representation of
least twenty per centum of the members of any group of contributors employers' interests.
defined by the regulations, stating their intention to adopt the provisions of this section, that group shall be entitled to elect a representative to act in an advisory capacity to the Commission in the
administration of this Act as affecting the contributors in that group.
Whenever any group of contributors elect a representative under this
section, the employers of the contributors in that group shall also be
entitled to elect a representative to act in a like capacity in the
interests of the employers.    1921, c. 60, s.- 26.
27. Payment of every sum of money which an employer, other than Enforcement of
the Crown, is required by this Act to pay or forward to the Minister employers. S 18
British Columbia.
1924
of Finance may be enforced by action in any Court, in the name of
the Attorney-General, as for a debt due by that employer to the
Crown.    1921, c. 60, s. 27.
Right to
demand refunds.
Reports by
beneficiaries.
Power of dismissal
not impaired.
General power to
make regulations.
Special power to
make regulations.
28. Except as expressly provided in this Act, nothing in this Act
shall be construed to confer upon any person any right to demand or
enforce the repayment of any amount contributed by him to the
Superannuation Fund, or the payment of any interest thereon. 1921,
c. GO, s. 28.
29. Every person receiving a superannuation allowance under this
Act shall keep the Commission informed of his whereabouts, and at
least once each year shall report in person, or furnish such credentials as the Commission may require.    1921, c. 60, s. 29.
30. Nothing in this Act contained shall impair or affect the right
or power of any employer to remove or dismiss from service any
person.    1921, c. 60, s. 30.
Regulations.
31. (1.) For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of
this Act according to their true intent, the Lieutenant-Governor in
Council may make such regulations, not inconsistent with the spirit
of this Act, as are deemed necessary or advisable. All regulations
so made shall forthwith be published in the Gazette, and thereupon
shall have the same force and effect as if incorporated in this Act.
(2.) Without thereby limiting the generality of the provisions
contained in subsection (1), it is declared that the power of the
Lieutenant-Governor in Council to make regulations shall extend
to:—
(a.) Prescribing the rate of interest to be credited, paid, and
charged by the Minister of Finance pursuant to this Act:
(6.) Prescribing tables for determining the value of superannuation allowances:
(c.) Regulating the manner of making application for and the
granting of superannuation allowances:
(d.) Prescribing forms to be used for the purposes of this Act
or of the regulations:
(e.) Prescribing the method of proving any fact necessary to be
proved for the purpose of granting or paying superannuation allowances or for any purpose of the administration
of this Act:
(f.) Defining groups of contributors for the purposes of section
26, and prescribing as to the mode of election, term of office,
and duties of representatives elected under that section:
(g.) Prescribing the manner of entering into agreements
between employers and employees for the purposes of securing the benefits of this Act, and defining the groups of 15 Geo. 5 Superannuation Report. S 19
employees with whom agreements may be entered into for
that purpose:
(ha) Providing for the inspection of pay-rolls of employers to
whom any part of this Act applies, and for reports to be
made by employers for the purposes of this Act; and prescribing penalties for the breach of any regulations made
under this clause:
.(i.) Prescribing the conditions under which a person holding a
permanent position in the Civil Service at the date of the
commencement of this Act shall be exempt from having this
Act apply to him.    1921, c. 60, s. 31.
PART II.
Provincial Government Employees.
Application.
33. This Part shall apply to:— * Application
(a.)  The Crown in right of the Province:
(b.) Every person holding a permanent position in the Civil
Service at the date of the commencement of this Act, unless
he is exempted under the provisions of the regulations:
(c.) Every person who is appointed to a permanent position
in the Civil Service after the date of the commencement of
this Act:
(d.) Every person in receipt of a salary payable from revenue,
within the meaning of the " Revenue Act," to whom this
Act is declared to apply by any other Act, or by any Order
of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.    1921, c. 60, s. 32.
Superannuation Allowance.
33. Each contributor to whom this Part applies shall be entitled persons entitled to
to a superannuation allowance:— anowance!a
(a.) If, being a person to whom section 39 of the " Civil Service
Act" applies, he is retired from the Civil Service under the
provisions of that section; or
(b.) If, being a person to whom section 39 of the " Civil Service
Act" does not apply, and having attained the age of sixty-
five years, he is retired from service by any competent
authority; or
(c.) If, being a male between sixty and sixty-five years of age
or a female between fifty-five and sixty-five years of age,
upon his or her own application or upon the recommendation of a Minister of the Crown, he or she is retired from
service by Order of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council; or S 20
British Columbia.
1924
Additional
allowance in
certain  cases.
id.)  If, being under sixty years of age, he has become incapacitated by mental or physical disability from properly
performing his duties, and upon the recommendation of a
Minister of the Crown he is retired from service by Order of
the Lieutenant-Governor in Council;
but no superannuation alloAvance shall be granted to any person
retired pursuant to clause (c) or (d) of this section unless the retirement and superannuation of that person are approved by the Commission as being in the public interest.    1921, c. 60, s. 33.
34. In the case of any contributor to whom this Part applies by
virtue of clause (6) or (d) of section 32, the Lieutenant-Governor in
Council may, on the report of the Commission, increase the superannuation allowance by the addition thereto of such additional
allowance as the Lieutenant-Governor in Council deems advisable,
but the additional allowance shall not exceed as many fiftieths of that
contributor's average salary for the ten years immediately prior to
the second day of April, 1921, or for the period of his employment
prior to that date if less than ten years, as he has been years in
permanent employment in the Civil Service prior to that date. The
sum necessary to provide for this additional allowance shall be
taken from the special reserve in the Superannuation Fund. 1921,
c. 60, s. 34.
35. (1.) Where any contributor is to be retired from service under
the provisions of clause (c) or (d) of section 33, the Commission
shall give notice thereof to that contributor not less than six months
prior to the date on which the retirement is to take effect.
(2.) Retirement from service shall be compulsory on every contributor to whom notice is given pursuant to this section, and to
whom superannuation allowance as provided by this Act is offered.
No notice given or offer made under this section shall be considered
as implying any censure upon the contributor to whom it is given or
made.    1921, c. 60, s. 35.
36. Every contributor recommended or applying for retirement
from service who is under sixty-five years of age shall be medically
examined by a duly qualified medical practitioner approved by the
Commission, and the practitioner's report of that examination shall
be furnished to the Commission for consideration in dealing with the
case.    1921, c. 60, s. 36.
37. Where any contributor Avho has not been dismissed or granted
leave of absence absents himself from duty, he shall, on the report
of a Minister of the Crown stating the facts and filed with the Commission, be deemed to have resigned from the service. 1921, c. 60,
s. 37.
rower to retain 38. Where any money is payable under this Act to or in respect
defaulting employee, of a contributor who has made default in accounting for any public
Notice  of
retirement.
Compulsory
retirement.
Medical examination on retirement
Effect of absence
from duty without
leave. 15 Geo. 5 Superannuation Report. S 21
moneys entrusted to him or under his control, the Minister of
Finance may retain the amount so payable or such part thereof as
is necessary for the repayment of the public moneys so in default.
1921, c. 60, s. 38.
39. If on the resignation or dismissal or superannuation of any payment where
contributor he is in the opinion of the Commission unfit to manage tcTmanage his
his own affairs, the amount payable to the contributor may be dealt
with for the benefit of the contributor or of his wife or children in
such manner as the Commission determines.    1921, c. 60, s. 39.
40. Every contributor in receipt of a superannuation allowance Power to require
. service from certain
who is under the age of sixty years, and is not disabled by mental or superannuants.
physical disability, may be required by the Commission to fill in any
part of the Province any public office or position for which his previous services render him eligible and which is not lesser in rank or
emolument than that .from which he retired; and if he refuses or
neglects to accept and perform the duties of that office or position
he shall forfeit all further superannuation allowances, but shall be
paid a sum equal to the amount of his contributions, with accrued
interest, less the total of the superannuation allowances that have
been paid to him.    1921, c. 60, s. 40.
t
41. No person, so long as he continues to hold any position in the persons in service
Civil Service or any position the salary of which is paid from revenue clataji onr°Super-y
within the meaning of the " Revenue Act," shall have any claim or
right to any part of the Superannuation Fund.    1921, c. 60, s. 41.
annuation Fund.
PART III.
Municipal Employees.
Application.
43. This Part shall apply to:—■ Application
(a.) Every municipality which has entered into an agreement in
writing with all of its employees, or with any group of its
employees, in the manner prescribed by the regulations,
for the purpose of securing the benefits of this Act, and
which has filed with the Commission an original of the
agreement, accompanied by a notice signed by the Municipal Clerk, stating that the municipality has adopted the
provisions of this Part:
(b.) Every person employed by a municipality to which this
Part applies, and who is within the scope of the agreement
filed by that municipality with the Commission under this
section.    1921, c. 60, s. 43. S 22
British Columbia.
1924
Power of municipalities to adopt
provisions  of Part
43. Every municipality may from time to time enter into an
agreement in writing with all of its employees, or with any one or
more groups of its employees, in the manner prescribed by the regulations, for the purpose of securing the benefits of this Act; and may
adopt the provisions of this Part, and may pay from its revenues all
contributions required by this Act from it as an employer. 1921,
c. 60, s. 44.
Super a n nuation A llowance.
Persons entitled to
superannuation
allowance.
Additional  allowance in certain
cases.
44. Each contributor to whom this Part applies shall be entitled
to a superannuation allowance:—■
(«.) If, being a fireman who has attained the age of fifty years,
or a policeman who has attained the age of fifty-five years,
or a female who has attained the age of fifty-five years, or
a male who has attained the age of sixty years, he is
retired from service by any competent authority, or on his
own behalf makes application for superannuation; or
(b.) If, being a person who has become incapacitated by mental
or physical disability from properly performing his duties,
he is retired from service by any competent authority. 1921,
c. 60, s. 45.
45. In the case of any contributor to whom this Part applies,
who was an employee of the municipality prior to the date on which
this Part became applicable to him, there shall be added to the
superannuation allowance payable to him under subsection (1) of
section 14 an additional allowance equal to as many seventy-fifths of
his average salary for the ten years immediately prior to that date,
or for the period of his employment prior to that date if less than
ten years, as he has been years in the employ of the municipality
prior to that date. The sum necessary to provide for this additional
allowance shall be taken from the special reserve in the Superannuation Fund.    1921, c. 60, s. 46.
Application
of Part. IV.
PART IV.
School Board Employees.
Application.
46. This Part shall apply to :—
(a.) Every Board of School Trustees which, with the approval
of the Municipal Council, has entered into an agreement
in writing with all of its employees, or with any group
of its employees, in the manner prescribed by the regulations, for the purpose of securing the benefits of this Act,
and which has filed with the Commission an original of 15 Geo. 5 Superannuation Report. S 23
the agreement, accompanied by a notice signed by the Secretary of the Board, stating that the Board has adopted the
provisions of this Part:
(b.) Every person employed by a Board of School Trustees to
which this Part applies and who is within the scope of the
agreement filed by that Board with the Commission under
this section.    1921, c. 60, s. 47.
47. Every Board of School Trustees may from time to time enter power of Boards of
.    , .;-- :..,.-.     „     .,..,- , ... School Trustees to
into an agreement with all of its employees, or with any one or more adopt provisions
groups of its employees, in the manner prescribed by the regulations,
for the purpose of securing the benefits of this Act, and it may adopt
the provisions of this Part and may pay from its revenues all contributions required by this Act from it as employer. 1921, c. 60,
s. 48.
Superannuation Allowance.
48. Each contributor to whom this Part applies shall be entitled persons entitled to
to a superannuation allowance:— anowance!atlon
(fl.) If, being a female who has attained the age of fifty-five
years, or a male who has attained the age of sixty years, he
or she is retired from service by any competent authority
or on his or her own behalf makes application for superannuation ; or
(b.) If, being a person who has become incapacitated by mental
or physical disability from properly performing his duties,
he is retired from service by any competent authority.
1921, c. 60, s. 49.
49. In the case of any contributor to whom this Part applies, Additional aiiow-
who was an employee of the Board of School Trustees prior to the cases.
date on which this Part became applicable to him, there shall be
added to the superannuation allowance payable to him under subsection (1) of section 14 an additional allowance equal to as many
hundredths of his average salary for the ten years immediately prior
to that date, or for the period of his employment prior to that date
if less than ten years, as he has been years in the employ of the Board
prior to that 'date. The sum necessary to provide for this additional
allowance shall be taken from the special reserve in the Superannuation Fund.    1921, c. 60, s. 50. S 24 British Columbia. 1924
PART V.
Employees not within the Scope op Part II. or III. or IV.
Application.
Application !$)• This Part shall apply to:—
of Part v. ^a ^ Every employer not within the scope of Part II. or III.
or IV., who has entered into an agreement in writing with
all of his employees, or with any group of his employees,
in the manner prescribed by the regulations, for the purpose of securing the benefits of this Act, and who has filed
with the Commission an original of the agreement, accompanied by a notice signed by him, stating that he has
adopted the provisions of this Part:
(b.) Every person employed by an employer to whom this Part
applies and who is within the scope of the agreement filed
by that employer with the Commission under this section.
1921, c. 60, s. 51.
Enabling Powers.
Power of employers     51. Every emploj'er may from time to time enter into an agree-
to adopt  provisions ...      .,     „ . . _ .,_ '
of Part. ment with all of his employees, or with any one or more groups of
his employees, in the manner prescribed by the regulations, for the
purpose of securing the benefits of this Act, and he may adopt the
provisions of this Part and may pay from his revenues all contributions required by this Act from him as employer.    1921, c. 60, s. 52.
Superannuation Allowance.
Persons entitled to      53. .Each contributor to whom this Part applies shall be entitled
superannuation , ,,
allowance. to a superannuation allowance:—
(a.) If, being a female who has attained the age of fifty-five
years, or a male who has attained the age of sixty years,
he or she is retired from service by any competent authority
or on his or her own behalf makes application for superannuation; or
ib.) If, being a person who has become incapacitated by mental
or physical disability from properly performing his duties,
he is retired from service by any competent authority.
1921, c. 60, s. 53.
VICTORIA, B.C. :
Printed by Charles F.  Banfield, Printer to tbe King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1924.

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