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(a) Unless otherwise expressly provided by a spousal agreement under § 19.7 or a court order under § 19.6, a person who, after February 15, 1981, becomes a former spouse of a participant (or former participant who separated from the Service after February 15, 1981) and who has not remarried prior to becoming 60 years of age, becomes entitled to a monthly pension benefit effective on a date determined under § 19.9–2 in an amount determined under § 19.9–3.
(b) A former spouse shall not be qualified for a pension under this subsection if, before the commencement of that pension, the former spouse remarries before becoming 60 years of age.
(c) A pension benefit under this section is treated the same as a survivor annuity for purposes of § 19.11–5(b): a former spouse who elects to receive a pension under this section must waive simultaneous receipt of any survivor annuity.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 22. Foreign Relations § 22.19.9–1 Entitlement - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-22-foreign-relations/cfr-sect-22-19-9-1.html
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