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(a) If any member of the fire department becomes disabled due to injury or sickness, and such disability prevents such member from attending to his duties as a member of the fire department, such member shall, for the duration of 12 months, providing such disability shall last for that amount of time, or for such portion of twelve months as such disability shall continue, receive his usual salary and such disability shall not be considered as rendering necessary such member's retirement from the uniformed service during such period. The fact of such disability, its nature or cause, and its duration shall be certified to by the department physician or by the production of other evidence satisfactory to the fire commissioner.
(b) Any member of the fire department who receives his usual city salary while such member is disabled shall be prohibited from engaging in any employment other than with the fire department. Any member who violates this subsection (b) shall be subject to the loss of his salary from the fire department while so employed.
(c) No member of the fire department who is on the pension roll or who is receiving any benefit from the pension fund by reason of any disability due to injury or sickness shall be entitled to receive any part of his salary during such time as such member remains on the pension roll or receives any benefit from the pension fund.
(Added Coun. J. 5-18-16, p. 24131, § 2)