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RETIREMENT BENEFITS (PARLIAMENTARY SUPERANNUATION) REGULATIONS 2012 (S.R. 2012, NO. 119) - REG 62

Eligibility for death or invalidity benefit

(1)  A member to whom this Part applies is entitled to be paid an invalidity benefit if –
(a) the Committee is satisfied, on the report of a medical practitioner appointed by the Committee, that the member has been rendered totally and permanently incapable of performing the duties of a member, by reason of ill-health or physical incapacity or mental incapacity; and
(b) the member ceases to be a member.
(2)  A member is not entitled to be paid an invalidity benefit unless he or she makes application, in writing to the Committee, for such a benefit while still a member and the Committee has made a determination while the applicant is still a member.
(3)  On the death of a member, a death benefit is payable to –
(a) the surviving partner of the member; or
(b) if there is no surviving partner, the person with whom the member was in a caring relationship which was the subject of a deed of relationship registered under Part 2 of the Relationships Act 2003 , which deed was revoked by the death of the member; or
(c) if there is no person referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) , the legal personal representative of the member, subject to the production of grant of probate or letters of administration.



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