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Employment Insurance Act

Version of section 153.2 from 2010-01-01 to 2010-07-11:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) Despite any other provisions of this Act, if the Government of Canada has entered into an agreement with a province in respect of a provincial law that has the effect of reducing or eliminating special benefits, or benefits under Part VII.1, payable as described in subsection 69(2), the Commission may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, for the purposes of implementing the agreement and taking into account the application or effect of the provincial law, make any regulations that it considers necessary, including regulations

    • (a) respecting the manner in which and the extent to which any provision of this Act or the regulations applies; and

    • (b) adapting any provision of this Act or the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (2) The regulations may provide for

    • (a) the making of any financial adjustments and for the crediting or charging of the amount of any of those adjustments to the Employment Insurance Account, including

      • (i) refunds of overpayments with respect to employees’ premiums and premiums under Part VII.1,

      • (ii) adjustment payments between the prov­ince and the Government of Canada with respect to premiums, and

      • (iii) reimbursement by the province of benefits paid by the Government of Canada in accordance with any administrative agreement between the province and the Government of Canada;

    • (b) the exchange of any information obtained under the provincial law or this Act; and

    • (c) the administration of benefits payable under this Act to persons employed or residing in the province or who have made a claim under the provincial law — or to self-employed persons, within the meaning of subsection 152.01(1), who work or reside in the province or who have made a claim under the provincial law — and the increase or decrease in the amount of benefits payable and in the number of weeks for which benefits may be paid under this Act to and in respect of those persons.

  • 2005, c. 30, s. 131
  • 2009, c. 33, s. 17
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