United States Code
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Certain transfers to be treated as a separation
For purposes of this subchapter, separation from Government employment includes a transfer from a position that is subject to one of the retirement systems described in subsection (b) to a position that is not subject to any of them.
The retirement systems described in this subsection are—
the retirement system under this chapter;
the retirement system under subchapter III of chapter 83; and
any other retirement system under which individuals may contribute to the Thrift Savings Fund through withholdings from pay.
cite as: 5 USC 8431