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Labour Adjustment Benefits Act

Version of section 28 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-10-04:


Marginal note:Powers of officers of Board

  •  (1) An officer of the Board authorized pursuant to subsection (4) may at any reasonable time enter any premises or place, other than a private dwelling or any part of any premises or place that is designed to be used and is being used as a permanent or temporary private dwelling, where he believes on reasonable grounds any employee was employed and may make such examination and inquiry as may be necessary to determine whether or not the employee is eligible to apply to the Commission for labour adjustment benefits.

  • Marginal note:Powers of employees of Department of Human Resources Development

    (2) An employee of the Department of Human Resources Development authorized pursuant to subsection (5) may at any reasonable time enter any premises or place, other than a private dwelling or any part of any premises or place that is designed to be used and is being used as a permanent or temporary private dwelling, where he or she believes on reasonable grounds any employee was employed and may make such examination and inquiry as may be necessary to determine whether or not the employee is qualified to receive labour adjustment benefits.

  • Marginal note:Information

    (3) The following persons, namely,

    • (a) any person who is occupying any premises or place described in subsection (1) or (2), every person found therein and the servants or agents of the occupier,

    • (b) any person who can reasonably be considered to be or have been an employer of an employee, the servants and agents of that person and the trustees in bankruptcy, administrators or liquidators concerned with that person’s estate, and

    • (c) any person who has been employed by, or has acted as agent for, any person described in paragraph (a) or (b)

    shall forthwith on being requested by an officer referred to in subsection (1) or (2), whether orally or in writing, produce to the officer or any person designated by the officer all such documents or other information relating to the administration of this Act as the officer requests.

  • Marginal note:Authorization by Minister

    (4) The Minister, on the request of the Board, may, in writing, authorize any officer of the Board to exercise the powers conferred by subsection (1) in respect of any particular employee or employees named or described in the authorization and to administer or receive any oath, solemn affirmation or statutory declaration required to be given pursuant to this section in respect thereof, and, on entering any premises or place referred to in that subsection, the officer shall, if so requested, produce the authorization to the person in charge of the premises or place.

  • Marginal note:Authorization by Minister

    (5) The Minister, on the request of the Commission, may, in writing, authorize any employee of the Department of Human Resources Development to exercise the powers conferred by subsection (2) in respect of any particular employee or employees named or described in the authorization and to administer or receive any oath, solemn affirmation or statutory declaration required to be given pursuant to this section in respect thereof, and, on entering any premises or place referred to in that subsection, the employee shall, if so requested, produce the authorization to the person in charge of the premises or place.

  • Marginal note:Powers of Commissioner

    (6) Every officer authorized to receive or administer any oath, solemn affirmation or statutory declaration pursuant to subsection (4) or (5) has for those purposes all the powers of a commissioner for administering oaths or affidavits.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-1, s. 28
  • 1996, c. 11, s. 64
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