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PUBLIC LAW 91-358-JULY 29, 1970
" (d) Eligibility for retirement salary of a judge involuntarily retired for disability under section 11-1526 (b) shall not be conditioned upon prior service. "§11-1563. Withholding of retirement payments; lump-sum credit " (a) There shall be deducted and withheld from the basic salary of each judge appointed after October 31, 1964, and each judge appointed before November 1, 1964, who has elected to come within the provisions of this subchapter an amount equal to 31^ per centum of his basic salary. Amounts so deducted and withheld shall be deposited in the fund in accordance with procedures established by the Commissioner. Each judge subject to this section shall be deemed to consent and agree to such deductions from basic salary, and payment less such deductions shall constitute a full and complete discharge and acquittance of all claims and demands whatsoever for all regular service during the period covered by such payment, except the right to the benefits to which he shall be entitled under this subsection, notwithstanding any law, rule, or regulation affecting the judge's salary. " (b) If he has not previously so deposited, each judge subject to this section shall deposit in the fund, 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, a sum equal to 31^ per centum of his basic salary received for judicial service performed by him as a judge prior to the date he became subject to the District of Columbia judges Retirement Act of 1964. Each.judge may elect to make such deposits in installments during the continuance of his judicial service in such amounts as may be determined in each instance by the Commissioner. Notwithstanding the failure of any judge to make such deposits, credit shall be allowed for the service rendered but the retirement pay for such judge shall be reduced by 10 per centum of such deposit remaining unpaid unless the judge shall elect to eliminate the service involved for purposes of retirement salary computation, except as provided in section 11-1564 (d). "(c) If any judge who is subject to this section is removed, resigns, or fails to be recommissioned or reappointed, he is entitled to be paid his lump-sum credit for retirement if application for payment is filed with the Commissioner at least thirty-one days before the commencing date of any retirement salary for which he is eligible. The receipt of t i n Inmp-sum credit for retirement by the judge voids all retirement salary rights under this subchapter, until he is reemployed in judicial service subject to this subchapter. " (d) If a judge who has not elected to bring himself within the survivor annuity provisions of this subchapter dies while in regular active service, the lump-sum credit for retirement shall be paid, upon the establishment of a valid claim therefor, to the person or persons surviving him in the order of precedence established in section 11-1569 (b). Such payments shall be a bar to recovery by any other person. "§ 11-1564. Computation of retirement salary; election to credit other service " (a) The retirement salary of a judge who retires pursuant to section 11-1562 (a) and (b) shall be paid annually in equal monthly installments during the remainder of his life and shall bear the same ratio to his basic salary immediately prior to the date of his retirement as the total of his aggregate years of service bears to the period of thirty years. A judge who elects to receive a reduced retirement salary pursuant to section ll-1562(b)(2) shall have his retirement salary reduced by one-twelfth of 1 per centum for each month or fraction of a month he is under the age of sixty at the time of the commencement
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