Section 18-51 Benefits not assignable or subject to execution.


    The benefits payable from the police retirement fund  shall not be assignable or subject to counter-claim, recoupment or set off .   Except for qualified domestic relations orders, benefits payable from the police retirement fund shall not be  subject to assessment, garnishment, execution, injunction, or any other decree, order, process, or proceeding in any court for the payment of any debt of any beneficiary, and the sum shall be held and distributed solely  for the purpose of this article . This provision shall not  prevent the police retirement board  from pursuing a retiree  or other beneficiary of the police retirement plan   for recovery of  benefits erroneously paid  or to recover benefits paid due to fraud, duress or the concealment of any material fact necessary to properly process a claim for benefits.

(Code 1964, § 9.1880; Ord. No. 018160, § 1, 7-6-04)


(Ord. 018160, Amended, 07/06/2004, Prior Text)