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Section 5 - Authorized Leave Of Absence - Authorized Leave Of Absence- Authorized Leave Of Absence




5.01 Leave Of Absence (With And Without Pay)

(1) A Member who is granted leave of absence with pay shall continue to make required contributions pursuant to Section 3.01 hereof and shall be credited with Pensionable Service for the duration of the leave of absence in which such contributions were made.

(2) If a leave of absence is without pay, the Member will not be permitted to make contributions to the Plan and will not be credited with Pensionable Service for the duration of such leave.

(3) Notwithstanding the foregoing, a Member shall continue to accumulate retirement income credits and shall be credited with Pensionable Service during a period of maternity leave or a period of short-term loan to a Union, provided the Member continues to make required contributions to the Plan, pursuant to Section 3.01, on the basis of the annual rate of Earnings on the day the maternity leave or short term loan began.

5.02 Leave Of Absence For Service In The Armed Forces

If a Member is granted leave of absence after December 31, 1990 for active
service in the Armed Forces of Canada such Member may elect to continue to contribute to the Plan pursuant to Section 3 hereof for the duration of the leave of absence on the basis of his/her annual rate of Earnings on the day

he/she left the active service of the University to become a member of the Armed Forces of Canada. A Member who elects to continue to make required contributions shall continue to accrue retirement income credits under the Plan and shall be credited with Pensionable Service for the duration of the leave of absence in which contributions were made.

5.03 Statutory Restrictions

In respect of periods of absence after December 31, 1990, the aggregate of Pensionable Service granted under Sections 5.01(3) and 5.02 is limited to a maximum full-time equivalent of 5 years, plus an additional 3 years credited in respect of absences that occur within the 12-month period following the birth or adoption of a child of the Member.





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