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    Chapter 10:

      Section: 43:10-18.59: Disabled persons employed one year or more; pension; amount

           Subject to the other provisions of this act, any county employee who shall have served or who shall hereafter have served in the employ of such county continuously or in the aggregate for a period of 1 year and shall become permanently and totally disabled as the result of injury or illness not arising out of and in the course of his employment shall, upon his application, be retired on pension equal to 2 1/2 \% of his salary, and for each additional year of service more than 1 year the amount of said pension shall be increased to the extent of 2 1/2 \% of said salary, not exceeding, except as provided pursuant to section 5 of this amendatory and supplementary act, 50\% of said salary.

Upon and after the death of such employee while on such pension the said pension shall be paid to the surviving widow, so long as she remains unmarried, surviving widower, so long as he remains unmarried, or minor children up to 18 years of age, as the case may be.

The pension commission shall determine as provided in section 11 whether or not such employee has become permanently and totally disabled.

L.1948, c. 310, p. 1244, s. 10. Amended by L.1975, c. 230, s. 2, eff. Oct. 16, 1975.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:53.

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