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Old Age Security Act

Version of section 5 from 2003-01-01 to 2010-12-14:

Marginal note:Limitations

  •  (1) No pension may be paid to any person unless that person is qualified under subsection 3(1) or (2), an application therefor has been made by or on behalf of that person and the application has been approved, and, except as provided in this Act, no pension may be paid to any person in respect of any period prior to the day on which that person’s application is approved.

  • Marginal note:Application deemed to have been made and approved

    (2) Where an allowance ceases to be payable to a person by reason of that person having reached sixty-five years of age, the Minister may deem an application under subsection (1) to have been made by that person and approved, on the day on which the person reached that age.

  • R.S., 1985, c. O-9, s. 5
  • 1995, c. 33, s. 2
  • 2000, c. 12, s. 209(E)
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