Definition of insured participants
58 (1) In this Part, insured participant means an insured person who requests assistance under employment benefits and, when requesting the assistance, is an unemployed person
(a) for whom a benefit period is established or whose benefit period has ended within the previous 36 months; or
(b) for whom a benefit period has been established in the previous 60 months and who
(i) was paid special benefits under section 22 or 23 during the benefit period,
(ii) subsequently withdrew from active participation in the labour force to care for one or more of their new-born children or one or more children placed with them for the purpose of adoption, and
(iii) is seeking to re-enter the labour force.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), benefit period includes a benefit period established under the Unemployment Insurance Act and special benefits includes benefits under sections 18 and 20 of that Act.
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