§8-22-23. Rules and regulations as to distribution of funds; proof
The board of trustees of the policemen's pension and relief
fund and the board of trustees of the firemen's pension and relief
fund shall make rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the
provisions of sections sixteen through twenty-eight of this
article, for the distribution of the moneys of such funds according
to the qualifications of those to whom any portion of such moneys
shall be paid and the amount thereof: Provided, That such rules
and regulations shall not be enforced until the same have been
approved by the governing body.
At the time of the original appointment of any member to the
paid police or fire department, such member shall, at the request
of the board of trustees, furnish to said board a certified copy of
his birth certificate or other proof of his date of birth
satisfactory to the board.