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

Act current to 2024-02-20 and last amended on 2023-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Limitation on imposition of penalties

 A penalty shall not be imposed under section 38 or 39 if

  • (a) a prosecution for the act or omission has been initiated against the employee, employer or other person; or

  • (b) 36 months have passed since the day on which the act or omission occurred.

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