Employment Insurance Act
143 (1) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the Commission may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, make regulations as it deems necessary for the establishment and operation of electronic systems or any other technology to be used in the administration of this Act, including regulations respecting
(a) the keeping of documents and their admissibility in proceedings under this Act;
(b) the supplying of information for claims for benefits or for other purposes under this Act, the making of claims for benefits, in electronic or other form, the notification of persons and the transmission of any other information under this Act, including
(i) the information that may be supplied in electronic or other form,
(ii) the persons or groups or classes of persons by whom it may be supplied,
(iii) the signature in electronic or other form of documents or the execution, adoption or authorization of documents in a manner that under the regulations is to have the same effect for the purposes of this Act as a signature, and
(iv) the time and date when information supplied in electronic or other form is deemed to be received;
(c) the payment of amounts under this Act by electronic instructions; and
(d) the manner in which and the extent to which any provision of this Act or the regulations applies to the electronic systems, and adapting any such provision for the purpose of applying it.
Marginal note:Trial basis
(2) Regulations made under this section may apply on a trial basis.
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