# Defined Benefit Plan Fraction definition

Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means a fraction, the numerator of which is the projected annual benefit of such Participant under all such defined benefit plans (determined as of the close of such Limitation Year) and the denominator of which is the lesser of (i) 125 percent of the dollar limitation in effect under Sections 415(b) and 415(d) of the Code for such year or (ii) 140 percent of the highest average compensation, including any adjustment, under Code Section 415(b).
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means, for any Plan Year, a fraction, the numerator of which is the projected benefit payable pursuant to Code Section 415(e)(2)(A) under all Related Defined Benefit Plans and the denominator of which is the lesser of: (i) the product of 1.25 and the dollar limit in effect for the Plan Year under Code Section 415(b)(1)(A), and (ii) the product of 1.4 and one hundred percent (100%) of the Participant's average Compensation for his or her high three (3) years.
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means a fraction, the numerator of which is the projected annual benefit of a Participant under the Plan and any other defined benefit plan maintained by the Employer or its Controlled Group, whether or not terminated, and the denominator of which is the lesser of:

## Examples of Defined Benefit Plan Fraction in a sentence

• If an Affiliated Employer maintains, or at any time maintained, a qualified defined benefit plan covering any Participant in this Plan, the sum of the Participant's Defined Benefit Plan Fraction and Defined Contribution Plan Fraction will not exceed 1.0 in any Limitation Year.

• The adjustment is calculated using his Defined Contribution Plan Fraction and Defined Benefit Plan Fraction as they would be computed as of the end of the last Limitation Year beginning before January 1, 1987, and disregarding any changes in the terms and conditions of the plan made after May 5, 1986, but using the Code Section 415 limitations applicable to the first Limitation Year beginning on or after January 1, 1987.

• If the Employer maintains, or at any time maintained, a qualified defined benefit plan covering any Participant in this Plan, the sum of the Participant's Defined Benefit Plan Fraction and Defined Contribution Plan Fraction will not exceed 1.0 in any Limitation Year.

• After all other limitations set out in the plans and funds have been applied, the following limitations shall apply so that the sum of the Participant's Defined Benefit Plan Fraction and Defined Contribution Plan Fraction shall not exceed 1.0 (1.4 before the TEFRA Compliance Date).

• If a Participant has participated in more than one defined benefit plan maintained by the Employer, the numerator of the Defined Benefit Plan Fraction is the sum of the projected annual benefits payable to the Participant under all of the defined benefit plans, whether or not terminated.

## More Definitions of Defined Benefit Plan Fraction

Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means the following fraction:
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means a fraction, the numerator of which is the projected annual benefit (determined as of the close of the relevant Plan Year) of the Participant under all Defined Benefit Plans maintained by one or more Related Companies, and the denominator of which is the lesser of (i) the product of 1.25 multiplied by the dollar limitation in effect under Section 415(b)(1)(A) of the Code for the Plan Year, or (ii) the product of
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction for any Plan Year means a fraction where the numerator is the Participant's Projected Annual Benefit, as defined below, as of the end of the year and the denominator is the lesser of one and twenty-five hundredths multiplied by the dollar limitation in effect under Code Section 415(b)(1)(A) for such Plan Year or one and four-tenths multiplied by 100 percent of the Participant's average annual Compensation for the highest 3 consecutive calendar Years of Participation.
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means for any Limitation Year:
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means a fraction determined in accordance with the provisions of Code Section 415(e) and the following rules with respect to the combined participation by a Participant in all defined benefit plans of the Company and all Affiliated Companies.
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means a fraction, the numerator of which is the sum of the Participant's Projected Annual Benefits under all the Defined Benefit Plans (whether or not terminated) maintained by the Employer, and the denominator of which is the lesser of (1) 125 percent of the dollar limitation in effect for the Limitation Year under Section 415(b) & (d) of the Code, or (2) 140 percent of the Participant's Highest Average Compensation taken over three (3) consecutive Years of Service. Notwithstanding the above if the Participant was a Participant as of the first day of the first limitation year beginning after December 31, 1986, in one or more defined benefit plans maintained by the employer which were in existence on May 6, 1986, the denominator of this fraction will be not less than 125 percent of the sum of the annual benefits under such plans which the participant had accrued as of the close of the last limitation year beginning before January 1, 1987, disregarding any changes in the terms and conditions of the plan after May 5, 1986. The preceding sentence applies only if the defined benefit plans individually and in the aggregate satisfied the requirements of section 415 of the Code for all limitation years beginning before January 1, 1987.
Defined Benefit Plan Fraction means the Projected annual benefit of the Participant under the Defined Benefit Plan. The lesser of (i) 125% (subject to the 100% Limitation) of the dollar limitation in effect under Code Section 415(b)(1)(A) for the Limitation Year, or (ii) 140% of the Participant's average Compensation for his high three (3) consecutive years of service. If the 100% Limitation applies, the Plan Administrative Committee shall determine the denominator of the fraction by substituting 100% for 125%. To determine the denominator of this fraction, the Plan Administrative Committee shall make any adjustment required under Code Section 415(b) and shall determine a year of service as a Plan Year in which the Employee completed at least 1,000 Hours of Service. The "projected annual benefit" is the annual retirement benefit (adjusted to an actuarially equivalent straight life annuity if the plan expresses such benefit in a form other than a straight life annuity or qualified joint and survivor annuity) of the Participant under the terms of the defined benefit plan on the assumptions he continues employment until his normal retirement age (or current age, if later) as stated in the Defined Benefit Plan, his compensation continues at the same rate as in effect in the Limitation Year under consideration until the date of his normal retirement age and all other relevant factors used to determine benefits under the Defined Benefit Plan remain constant as of the current Limitation Year for all future Limitation Years.