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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 43, PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Section: 43:10-18.64a: Definitions
As used in this act:
a. "Retirant" means any former employee included in the membership of the pension fund established under the act to which this act is a supplement, who has retired from such employment, and as a result of such employment has or shall have received a pension from the pension fund for no less than 24 months.
b. "Beneficiary" means any person who, as a result of the death of an active or retired member has or shall have received a pension or a minimum pension pursuant to sections 1 and 13 of P.L.1948, c. 310 (C. 43:10-18.50 and 43:10-18.62) for no less than 24 months. In the case of any beneficiary, the 24 month period shall include the period in which the retirant was entitled to receive his pension.
c. "Benefit year" means:
(1) The calendar year 1974 for:
(a) All retirants who retired before calendar year 1975; and,
(b) All beneficiaries of retirants or active members who died while in active service before 1975, except those beneficiaries covered by (3) of this subsection;
(2) The actual calendar year of retirement for:
(a) All members who retired on or after January 1, 1975; and
(b) All beneficiaries of retirants or active members who died while in active service on or after January 1, 1975, except those beneficiaries covered by (3) of this subsection; and,
(3) The calendar year 1975 for all beneficiaries who were entitled to receive increased pensions pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1948, c. 310 (C. 43:10-18.50) and all beneficiaries of active members who died while in active service and were entitled to receive increased pensions in 1975 in accordance with section 13 of P.L.1948, c. 310 (C. 43:10-18.62).
d. "Calendar year" means the 12-month period beginning January 1 and ending December 31.
e. "Index" means the annual average over a 12-month period, beginning September 1, and ending August 31, of the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, All Items Series A, of the United States Department of Labor (1967=100). Should the reference base of said index be changed, the index used to determine the Consumer Price Index as defined herein will be the index converted to the new base by standard statistical methods. The annual average index so calculated shall be the index for the calendar year in which the 12-month period ends.
f. "Benefit year index" shall be the index of the benefit year.
L.1978, c. 127, s. 3.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:53.
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