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Government Employees Pension Law, 1996

Schedule 1 : Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund

9. Non-recognition of previous and other periods of services as pensionable service


9.1 [Rule 9.1 deleted by Notice No. 499 of 11 April 1997]


9.1 No period during which a member is—
9.1.1 absent on leave without pay;
9.1.2 suspended from his or her employer's duty; or
9.1.3 seconded to the service of any other Government or to a board, institution or body established by or under any act or to any other body or person;

shall be taken into account in the calculation of a benefit which is payable to him or her in terms of the rules, unless his or her and the employers' contributions in terms of rule 7 are paid to the Fund for the said period or such period is recognised or allowed as pensionable service of such a member in terms of rule 10.

[Rule 9.2 renumbered as rule 9.1 by Notice No. 499 of 11 April 1997]