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AGO 1953 NO. 21 >

A fireman who has been employed in a fire department since 1945 is entitled to a refund of his contributions made pursuant to the 1947 act where the city which employed him had no relief and pension plan in effect pursuant to the old act, even though he is classified as a "prior fireman" under the 1947 act.

AGO 1960 NO. 164 >

A fireman continuously employed by a city from September 1, 1942 until May 31, 1957, is not entitled to a refund of his contributions to the pension fund for the period from October 1, 1942 to March 11, 1947 irrespective of whether or not he filed a written notice under the provisions of RCW 41.18.160.