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Old Age Security Act

Version of section 28 from 2013-04-01 to 2013-12-11:


Marginal note:Appeal — benefits

  •  (1) A person who is dissatisfied with a decision of the Minister made under section 27.1, including a decision in relation to further time to make a request, or, subject to the regulations, any person on their behalf, may appeal the decision to the Social Security Tribunal established under section 44 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act.

  • Marginal note:Reference as to income

    (2) If, on an appeal to the Social Security Tribunal, it is a ground of the appeal that the decision made by the Minister as to the income or income from a particular source or sources of an applicant or beneficiary or of the spouse or common-law partner of the applicant or beneficiary was incorrectly made, the appeal on that ground must, in accordance with the regulations, be referred for decision to the Tax Court of Canada, whose decision, subject only to variation by that Court in accordance with any decision on an appeal under the Tax Court of Canada Act relevant to the appeal to the Social Security Tribunal, is final and binding for all purposes of the appeal to the Social Security Tribunal except in accordance with the Federal Courts Act.

  • Marginal note:Stay of benefits pending judicial review

    (3) If a decision is made by the Social Security Tribunal in respect of a benefit, the Minister may stay payment of the benefit until the later of

    • (a) the expiration of the period allowed for making an application under the Federal Courts Act for judicial review of the decision, and

    • (b) where Her Majesty has made an application under the Federal Courts Act for judicial review of the decision, the month in which all proceedings in relation to the judicial review have been completed.

  • R.S., 1985, c. O-9, s. 28
  • R.S., 1985, c. 34 (1st Supp.), s. 7, c. 51 (4th Supp.), s. 15
  • 1995, c. 33, s. 16
  • 1997, c. 40, s. 101
  • 2000, c. 12, s. 207
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 182
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 236
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