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[78 STAT. 1060]
[78 STAT. 1060]
PUBLIC LAW 88-000—MMMM. DD, 1964

1060

70^1*^^.^743.

PUBLIC LAW 88-644-OCT. 13, 1964

[78 STAT.

this subsection shall be made by the Commissioners without regard to the definition of these terms stated in paragraph (6) of this subsection. "(8) I n any case in which the annuities of all persons entitled to annuity based upon the service of a judge shall terminate before the aggregate amount of annuity paid (together with any amounts received by the judge as retirement salary) equals the total amount credited to the individual account of such judge under this section, with interest at 4 per centum per annum to December 31, 1947, and 3 per centum per annum thereafter, compounded on December 31 of each year, to the date of the death of such judge, the difference shall be paid, upon establishment of a valid claim therefor, in the order of precedence prescribed in paragraph (7) of this subsection. "(9) Any accrued annuity remaining unpaid upon the termination (other than by reason of death) of the annuity of any person based upon the service of a judge shall be paid to such person. Any accrued annuity remaining unpaid upon the death of any person receiving an annuity based upon the service of a judge shall be paid, upon establishment of a valid claim therefor, in the following order of precedence: "First, to the duly appointed executor or administrator of the estate of such person; "Second, if there is no such executor or administrator, payment may be made, after the expiration of thirty days from the date of the death of such person, to such individual or individuals as may appear in the judgment of the Commissioners to be legally entitled thereto, and such payments shall be a bar to recovery by any other individual. "(10) Where any payment under this subsection is to be made to a minor or to a person mentally incompetent or under other legal disability adjudged by a court of competent jurisdiction, such payment may be made to the person who is constituted guardian or other fiduciary by the law of the jurisdiction wherein the claimant resides or is otherwise legally vested with the care of the claimant or his estate. Where no guardian or other fiduciary of the person under legal disability has been appointed under the laws of the jurisdiction wherein the claimant resides, the Commissioners shall determine the person who is otherwise legally vested with the care of the claimant or his estate. "(11) Annuities granted under the terms of this subsection shall accrue monthly and shall be due and payable in monthly installments on the first business day of the month following the month or other period for which the annuity shall have accrued. " (12) The annuity of the widow of a judge who has elected to bring himself within the purview of this subsection shall be an amount equal to the sum of (A) 1% per centum of the average annual salary received by such judge for judicial service and any other prior allowable service during the last five years of such service prior to his death, or retirement from office under this section, multiplied by the sum of his years of judicial service, his years of prior allowable service as a Senator, Representative, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner in Congress, his years of prior allowable service performed as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, and his years, not exceeding fifteen, of prior allowable service performed as an employee described in section 1(c) of the Civil Service Retirement Act and (B) three-fourths of 1 per centum of such average annual salary multiplied by his years of any other prior allowable service, but such annuity shall not exceed 37% per centum of such average annual salary and shall be further reduced in accordance with paragraph (3) of this subsection, if applicable. "(13) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (3) of this subsection, the years of service of a judge which are allowable as the basis for calculating the amount of the annuity of his widow shall include his years