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TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57607]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

DIVISION 1. CITIES AND COUNTIES [50001 - 52203]

  ( Division 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

PART 1. POWERS AND DUTIES COMMON TO CITIES AND COUNTIES [50001 - 51298.5]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

CHAPTER 4. Police Officers’ Pension Fund and Firemen’s Pension Fund [50800 - 50927]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [50800 - 50807]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

50800.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions and general provisions set forth in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50801.
  

“Board” means Board of Firemen’s Pension Fund Commissioners or Board of Police Pension Fund Commissioners.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50802.
  

“Fund” means the Police Relief and Pension Fund or the Firemen’s Relief and Pension Fund.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50803.
  

“Department” means regularly constituted fire department or regularly constituted police department.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50804.
  

“Member” means a person duly appointed or selected and sworn as a member of the regularly constituted police department if the local agency has established a police relief and pension fund pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50805.
  

“Member” also means any person duly appointed or selected and sworn as a member of the regularly constituted fire department if the local agency has established a firemen’s relief and pension fund pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50806.
  

Every local agency in which there is a police department or a fire department may establish a relief and pension fund for either department or for both departments. If a fund is established for both departments, there shall be two separate funds, one for each department. The fund established for the police department shall be known as the police relief and pension fund. The fund established for the fire department shall be known as the firemen’s relief and pension fund.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50807.
  

Any fund, for the relief or pensioning of police officers or firemen, their life or health insurance, or the payment of a sum of money on their death, is merged with and constitutes a part of the fund created for that purpose pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

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