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Amendments to the Supplemental Pension Plans Act effective 1 January 2016
This Newsletter provides information on the additional pension benefit, for
which a transitional measure came into effect on 4 January 2018. The measure is
number 32 .
Pension Plan Funding in the Municipal and University Sectors
The document does not take into consideration the amendments to the
Regulation respecting the funding of pension plans of the municipal and
university sectors approved by Order in Council 1309-2011.
Instructions Concerning the Conversion of a Defined Contribution Pension Plan into a Simplified Pension Plan
This document contains 2 forms, which you can print out and complete. If you would rather complete them on-screen, use the links below:
Form I - Application to obtain confirmation to use the conversion procedure PDF (75k)
Form II - Confirmation of the conversion and payment of members and beneficiaries benefits PDF (53k)
Additional pension benefits
Additional information can be found in Newsletter Express (14 April 2005) as well as in the Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act mainly with respect to the funding of defined benefit pension plans, which has effect as of 1 January 2016.
See our Frequently Asked Questions for details on the temporary easing measure we have implemented regarding LIF withdrawals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please note that our LIF Quick Calc tool, which makes it possible to determine the amounts that you can withdraw from an LIF, does not take into account the measure and will not be modified during the outbreak.
See the Frequently Asked Questions for details regarding the temporary easing measures for supplemental pension plans within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.