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[75 Stat. 644]
[75 Stat. 644]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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Refunds of contributions.

72 Stat. 1461. Interest,

Refund of annuity payments.

Survivor a n n u i tants.

PUBLIC LAW 8 7 - 2 9 9 - S E P T. 26, 1961

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contained in section 10(2) and (3) of this Act) which is creditable toward such annuity or retired pay, unless and until— "(i) a nolle prosequi to the entire indictment is entered upon the record, or such charges have been dismissed by competent authority, as the case may be, "(ii) such person returns and thereafter the indictment, or charges, is or are dismissed, or "(lii) after trial by court or court-martial, as applicable, the accused is found not guilty of the offense or offenses referred to in paragraph (1) of this section. "SEC. 4. (a) I n the case of— "(1) the conviction of any person, under any article or provision of law specified or described in subsection (a) of the first section of this Act, of any offense within the purview of such subsection (a) to the extent provided in such subsection, or the commission by any person of any violation of subsection (a) or (b) of section 2 of this Act, or "(2) the conviction of any person, under any article or provision of law specified or described in subsection (b) of the first section of this Act, of any offense within the purview of such subsection (b) to the extent provided in such subsection, or the commission by any person of any violation of subsection (c) of section 2 of this Act, any amounts (not including employment taxes) contributed by such person toward an annuity the benefits of which are denied under this Act (less any amounts previously refunded or previously paid as annuity benefits) shall be refunded, upon appropriate application therefor— " (A) to such person, " (B) if such person is deceased, to such other person or persons as may be designated to receive refunds by or under the law, regulation, or agreement under which the annuity (the benefits of which are denied under this Act) would have been payable, or " (C) if there is no such designation, in the order of precedence prescribed in section 11(c) of the Civil Service Retirement Act (70 Stat. 755; 5 U.S.C. 2261(c)) or section 2771 of title 10 of the United States Code, as applicable. "(b) Each refund under subsection (a) of this section shall be made with interest at such rates and for such periods as may be provided under the law, regulation, or agreement under which the annuity would have been payable. Such interest shall not be computed— "(1) if paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of this section is applicable, for any period after the date of conviction or commission of violation, as the case may be, or after September 1, 1954, whichever date is later, or "(2) if paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of this section is applicable, for any period after the date of conviction or commission of violation, as the case may be, or after the date of enactment of this amendment, whichever date is later. "(c) No person whose annuity is denied under this Act shall be required to repay that part of any annuity otherwise properly paid to such person which is in excess of the aggregate amount of his own contributions toward such annuity, with applicable interest. " (d) No survivor or beneficiary of any such person shall be required to repay that part of any annuity otherwise properly paid to such person or to such survivor or beneficiary on the basis of the service of such person which is in excess of the aggregate amount of the contributions of such person toward annuity, with applicable interest.