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RETIREMENT BENEFITS REGULATIONS 2005 (S.R. 2005, NO. 77) - REG 53

Benefit payable on death or retirement after retirement age

(1)  If a contributor, other than an amalgamated contributor, continues to be a permanent employee after attaining the age of 65 years, the contributor is entitled on death or retirement or on attaining the age of 70 years, whichever is the earlier, to a lump sum benefit calculated in accordance with the following formula:
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where –
LS is the lump sum benefit payable;
FAS(3) is –
(a) the average annual salary received by a contributor in respect of the period of 3 years immediately preceding his or her death or retirement or attaining the age of 70 years; or
(b) in the case of a contributor whose length of service at the time of his or her death or retirement is less than 3 years, the average annual salary received in respect of the actual period of service;
ABMF is the contributor's adjusted benefit multiple factor, calculated by taking the rate or rates of contribution made by the contributor and multiplying the benefit multiple factor prescribed for that rate or those rates of contribution under regulation 44 by the contributor's length of service expressed in years to the day when he or she ceased paying contributions under regulation 34(3)(e) or regulation 34(5) at that rate or for each of those rates of contribution and accumulating each result obtained from those multiplications;
SBMF is the State's benefit multiple factor which is –
(a) in respect of a person contributing at the rate of 2.5% of salary, a factor of 0.075; or
(b) in all other cases, a factor of 0.15;
PRS is the contributor's length of service after attaining the age of retirement expressed in years commencing on the day when he or she ceased paying contributions under regulation 34(3)(e) or regulation 34(5) and ending on the day of his or her actual retirement or death or at the age of 70 years, whichever is the earlier;
PP is the percentage of the lump sum benefit that the contributor or the surviving partner of the contributor has elected under regulation 79 to be taken as a pension.
(2)  Where a contributor referred to in subregulation (1) retires, the Board is to pay the benefit calculated under subregulation (1) to that contributor in accordance with regulation 79 .
(3)  Where a contributor referred to in subregulation (1) dies, the Board is to pay the benefit payable under subregulation (1) in accordance with regulation 130 .



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