170. A surviving spouse’s pension is payable commencing with the month following that in which the contributor died if, at his death, the surviving spouse had reached 35 years of age, had dependent children or was disabled.
Nevertheless, no surviving spouse’s pension, other than a surviving spouse’s pension payable under section 108.3, is payable with respect to any month earlier than the twelfth month preceding the month following that in which the application was received.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 24, s. 177; 1972, c. 53, s. 53; 1974, c. 16, s. 35; 1989, c. 42, s. 10.