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Version of section 65 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-12-14:


Marginal note:Benefit not to be assigned, etc.

  •  (1) A benefit shall not be assigned, charged, attached, anticipated or given as security, and any transaction purporting to assign, charge, attach, anticipate or give as security a benefit is void.

  • Marginal note:Benefit not subject to seizure or execution

    (1.1) A benefit is exempt from seizure and execution, either at law or in equity.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (1.1), where any provincial authority or municipal authority in a province pays a person any advance or assistance or welfare payment for a month or any portion of a month that would not be paid if a benefit under this Act had been paid for that period and subsequently a benefit becomes payable or payment of a benefit may be made under this Act to that person for that period, the Minister may, in accordance with any terms and conditions that may be prescribed, deduct from that benefit and pay to the provincial authority or municipal authority, as the case may be, an amount not exceeding the amount of the advance or assistance or welfare payment paid.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (1.1), where an administrator of a disability income program who is approved by the Minister makes a payment under that program to a person for a month or any portion of a month that would not have been made if a benefit under paragraph 44(1)(b) had been paid to that person for that period and subsequently a benefit becomes payable or payment of a benefit may be made under this Act to that person for that period, the Minister may, in accordance with any terms and conditions that may be prescribed, deduct from that benefit and pay to the administrator an amount not exceeding the amount of the payment made under that program.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-8, s. 65
  • 1991, c. 44, s. 15
  • 1995, c. 33, s. 29
  • 1997, c. 40, s. 78
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