Canada Education Savings Act

Version of section 13 from 2005-07-01 to 2007-12-13:


Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purpose and provisions of this Act and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

  • (a) respecting any matter or thing that by this Act is to be or may be prescribed or otherwise determined under the regulations;

  • (b) establishing conditions that must be met by a registered education savings plan and by persons in respect of the plan before a CES grant or a Canada Learning Bond may be paid in respect of the plan;

  • (c) establishing the manner of determining the amount of a CES grant that may be paid in respect of contributions to registered education savings plans or the amount of a Canada Learning Bond that may be paid into those plans;

  • (d) specifying terms and conditions to be included in agreements entered into between a trustee under a registered education savings plan and the Minister relating to the terms and conditions applicable to the payment of a CES grant or a Canada Learning Bond and specifying, for inclusion in the agreements, in addition to any other conditions that the Minister considers appropriate, the obligations of a trustee under an agreement;

  • (e) prescribing the circumstances in which an additional amount may be paid under subsection 6(5) and establishing the manner of determining the amount of the payment;

  • (f) specifying terms and conditions to be included in agreements entered into between promoters of registered education savings plans and the Minister;

  • (g) specifying the requirements of this Act or the regulations relating to the payment of CES grants or Canada Learning Bonds that may be waived by the Minister to avoid undue hardship;

  • (h) governing or prohibiting the sharing of CES grants or Canada Learning Bonds, and the earnings generated on them;

  • (i) specifying circumstances under which all or part of any amount paid under this Act is to be repaid to the Minister;

  • (j) specifying circumstances under which the earnings generated on Canada Learning Bonds repaid under regulations made under paragraph (i) are to be repaid to the Minister and establishing the manner of determining the amount of those earnings; and

  • (k) establishing, for the purpose of determining an amount required to be repaid under this Act in respect of CES grants or Canada Learning Bonds, the manner of determining the portion, if any, of an educational assistance payment made under a registered education savings plan that is attributable to CES grants or Canada Learning Bonds, as the case may be.

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