HOW TO CLAIM WHEN YOU ARE DECLARED PERMANENTLY DISABLED
THIS IS HOW IT WORKS
If you satisfy the Trustees that:
You are permanently unfit to continue in or resume employment in the category of work you have been employed in the service of the Employer; and
You are permanently unfit to continue in or resume employment in any other category of work for which the Chamber minimum annual basic wages are greater than or equal to those for the category of work in which you have been so employed, you shall be entitled to your Fund Credit.
Your Fund Credit will be:
The total retirement contributions;
Total Voluntary Contributions;
Total Transferred Portion; and
Net investment return.
Withdrawal (Retirement, Disability & Terminally ill) claim form signed by the member and two Employer authorised signatories.
The withdrawal form must be stamped by the mine;
Banking details (copy of bank statement stamped by the bank);
Certified copy of Identity Document;
You may take your full fund credit in cash, just remember that you will pay tax on a portion of the money.
Summary of claims process:
Complete the claim form
Get the employer to sign the claim form
Prepare and ensure you have all required, supporting documents
Submit the signed claim form with all supporting documents to your HR Office
The claims process::
All documents are received and verified
Claims are investigated by the trustees to determine benefit allocation