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

Act current to 2022-11-16 and last amended on 2022-09-25. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Illness, etc. — minor attachment claimants

  •  (1) A minor attachment claimant who ceases work because of illness, injury or quarantine is not entitled to receive benefits while unable to work for that reason.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (2) If benefits are payable to a claimant as a result of illness, injury or quarantine and any allowances, money or other benefits are payable to the claimant for that illness, injury or quarantine under a provincial law, the benefits payable to the claimant under this Act shall be reduced or eliminated as prescribed.

  • Marginal note:Deduction

    (3) Subject to subsection 19(3), if, as a result of illness, injury or quarantine, benefits are payable to a claimant for a week of unemployment, there shall be deducted from those benefits any allowances, money or other benefits payable to the claimant for that week under a plan that covers insured persons employed by an employer and in respect of which the employer’s premium has been reduced in accordance with regulations made under subsection 69(1).

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