(1) A person who is a CDEP Scheme participant in respect of the whole or a part of a quarter may, by written notice given to the Secretary, choose to accumulate the amounts of any mature age allowance that become payable to the person in respect of that quarter, or any later quarter in respect of the whole or a part of which the person is a CDEP Scheme participant, and have not already been paid.
(2) If a person to whom subsection (1) applies makes a choice under that subsection, the sum of the accumulated amounts payable to the person in respect of a quarter is to be paid on, or as soon as practicable after, the first payday after:
(a) unless paragraph (b) applies, the last day of the quarter; or
(b) if the person ceases to be a CDEP Scheme participant before the end of the quarter--the day on which the person so ceases.
(3) In this section:
"quarter" means a CDEP Scheme quarter.
Note 1: For CDEP Scheme participant see section 1188B.
Note 2: For CDEP Scheme quarter see subsection 23(1).