36. A pension is payable to every person entitled thereto from the day he applies therefor. Even in the absence of an application, Retraite Québec may pay the pension referred to in the first paragraph of section 27 or in section 28 to a person entitled thereto.
A person referred to in the second paragraph of section 27 may apply to have his pension paid to him from any date he determines that is subsequent to the application date and prior to his sixtieth birthday. As long as the pension is not being paid, the person may request that the date chosen be replaced by any date subsequent to the new application date and prior to his sixtieth birthday.
1988, c. 85, s. 36; 1991, c. 78, s. 8; 1997, c. 71, s. 23; 2003, c. 19, s. 211; 2004, c. 20, s. 193; 2015, c. 20, s. 61.