(40 ILCS 5/14-102) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-102)
    Sec. 14-102. Purpose. The purpose of the system is to provide an orderly means whereby aged or disabled employees may be retired from active service, without prejudice or hardship, and to enable the employees to accumulate reserves for themselves and their dependents for old age, disability, death and termination of employment, thus effecting economy and efficiency in the administration of the State Government.
(Source: P.A. 80-841.)