10.02: Purpose of Standard Rules: Retirement Board Policy
The purpose of 840 CMR 10.00 is to establish uniform standards and procedures to be applied by retirement boards in ordinary and accidental disability retirement proceedings and procedures under M.G.L. c. 32, §§ 6, 7, 8 and 91A. It shall be the policy of the retirement board to make every reasonable effort to assist retirement system members to exercise all rights and obtain all benefits to which entitled and as authorized by the laws governing ordinary and accidental disability retirement, while protecting the retirement system and the public against claims and payments for disability retirement not authorized by law.
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