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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 43, PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Section: 43:10-5.5: Definitions relative to certain county pension funds
1. As used in this act:
"Beneficiary" means any person who, as a result of the death of an active or retired member, has or shall have received a pension pursuant to article 1 of chapter 10 of Title 43 of the Revised Statutes 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 a pension.
"Benefit year" means:
(1) The calendar year 2003 for:
(a) All retirants who retired before calendar year 2003; and
(b) All beneficiaries of retirants who retired before calendar year 2003, or of active members who died while in service before calendar 2003; or
(2) The actual calendar year of retirement for:
(a) All members who retired on or after January 1, 2003; and
(b) All beneficiaries of retirants who retired on or after January 1, 2003, or of active members who died while in active service on or after January 1, 2003.
"Benefit year index" means the index of the benefit year.
"Calendar year" means the 12-month period beginning January 1 and ending December 31.
"Employer" means the county in which a pension fund has been created pursuant to article 1 of chapter 10 of Title 43 of the Revised Statutes.
"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 (1967=100), as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the United States Department of Labor. If the reference base of the index is 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.
"Retirant" means any former employee included in the membership of the pension fund established under article 1 of chapter 10 of Title 43 of the Revised Statutes, 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.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:53.
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