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

Act current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2023-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) Despite anything in this Act, the Commission shall, with the approval of the Governor in Council, make any regulations it considers necessary respecting the establishment and operation of a scheme to ensure that special benefits are provided to insured persons who have at least 600 hours of insurable employment in their qualifying period but who do not qualify to receive benefits under section 7, including regulations

    • (a) for establishing requirements to qualify to receive the benefits, the duration of entitlement to the benefits, benefit rates, disentitlement and disqualification from receiving the benefits and benefit repayment requirements; and

    • (b) varying the application of any other provision of this Act in relation to persons who have made claims under this Part and who subsequently make claims under Part I or VIII.

  • Marginal note:Scheme may be different

    (2) The scheme established by the regulations may, with respect to any matter, be different from the provisions of this Act relating to that matter.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (3) The scheme established by the regulations may not provide special benefits to persons who are subject to an increase under section 7.1 in the number of hours of insurable employment required to qualify for benefits.

  • 1996, c. 23, s. 153.1
  • 2000, c. 14, s. 6

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