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Employment Insurance Act (S.C. 1996, c. 23)

Act current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2020-09-27. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Establishment

  •  (1) When a self-employed person who qualifies under section 152.07 makes an initial claim for benefits, a benefit period shall be established and, once it is established, benefits are payable to the person in accordance with this Part for each week of unemployment that falls in the benefit period.

  • Marginal note:Conditions for establishment of benefit period

    (2) No benefit period is to be established for a self-employed person unless

    • (a) the person makes an initial claim for benefits in accordance with section 50 and the regulations and proves that the person is qualified to receive benefits; and

    • (b) the person supplies information in the form and manner directed by the Commission, giving the person’s employment circumstances and the circumstances pertaining to any interruption of earnings, and any other information that the Commission may require.

  • 2009, c. 33, s. 16
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