Office of the Superintendent - Pension Commission

Acts & Regulations: Pension Benefits Act


The Pension Benefits Act of Manitoba helps protect employee pensions by setting minimum standards for:
  • qualifying for benefits
  • determining benefits
  • funding pensions
  • investing plan assets
  • plan member information

The Act also sets rules for RRIFs with special rules to which money from a pension plan must be transferred if the owner is withdrawing all his funds from the pension plan. The Office of the Superintendent - Pension Commission ensures that financial institutions that administer these products understand and follow the act. The locked-in funds covered by The Pension Benefits Act of Manitoba are:

Printed copies of The Pension Benefits Act available

For printed copies of The Pension Benefits Act and Pension Benefits Regulations contact:

Statutory Publications
20 - 200 Vaughn Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 1T5
Phone: 204-945-3101
Fax: 204-945-7172

Toll free in Manitoba: 1-800-321-1203
e-mail: statpub@gov.mb.ca

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