ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
CIVIL SERVICE, RETIREMENTS AND PENSIONS
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND PENSIONS
Retirement allowances of policemen and firemen
Section 58C. In any city, town or district, which accepts this section, if any veteran who retires under section fifty-eight is a member of the police department or a permanent member of the fire department of such city, town or district, respectively, he shall, in lieu of the retirement allowance provided in said section fifty-eight, receive a retirement allowance, if he retires before attaining age sixty, equal to seventy per cent, before attaining age sixty-one, equal to seventy-one per cent, or after attaining age sixty-one equal to seventy-two per cent, of the highest annual rate of compensation, including any bonuses paid in lieu of additional salary or as a temporary wage increase in addition to his regular compensation, and including any maintenance allowance, payable to him while he was holding the grade held by him at his retirement, and payable from the same source.