Certain contributors under Widows' and Children's Pensions Scheme to withdraw from this Scheme
Any officer making contributions under this Ordinance who-
(a) was not in service under the Government at the commencement of the Widows' and Children's Pensions Ordinance (Cap 79) but was appointed to such service thereafter; or
(b) was at the commencement of that Ordinance in service under the Government on agreement as defined in section 2 of that Ordinance (irrespective of whether such service subsequently becomes pensionable service by refund or surrender of gratuity); or
(c) (i) was at the commencement of that Ordinance in service under the Government on non-pensionable terms otherwise than on agreement as defined in section 2 of that Ordinance;
(ii) failed to make an election under section 3(1)(a)(i) of that Ordinance within the time it had to be made; and
(iii) after commencement of that Ordinance is appointed to service under the Government on pensionable terms,
shall cease or be deemed, except for the purposes of paragraph (i) of the proviso to section 13(1)(a) of that Ordinance, to have ceased, to make contributions under this Ordinance from the date of the commencement of the period in respect of which he makes contributions under that Ordinance, and a pension to his wife or children (if any) shall be computed on the basis of the potential benefit acquired by such contributor at the date of his ceasing to contribute, or, he shall receive back such contributions as would have been due to him had he elected to discontinue being a contributor and had left the public service on the date of his ceasing to contribute.