39. A pensioner who again holds office as a member of the council of a municipality which has adhered to this plan in his respect continues to receive his pension and shall not participate in this plan, unless he elects to do so before 31 December of the year in which the pensioner attains 69 years of age.
If he elects to participate in this plan, payment of his pension ceases and he shall again contribute to this plan. At the time he ceases to be a member of the council of the municipality or from 31 December of the year in which the pensioner attains 69 years of age, the additional years of service he has accumulated shall be added to the years of service already credited for the purpose of computing his pension.
1988, c. 85, s. 39; 1991, c. 78, s. 9; 1997, c. 71, s. 24.