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Unemployment Insurance (Collection of Premiums) Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1575)

Regulations are current to 2022-06-20

PART IVPrescribed Interest Rates and Refunds of Overpayment

 Where

  • (a) an amount in respect of an overpayment of premiums is refunded to a person, other than an employer or purported employer, or applied to a liability of the person to Her Majesty in right of Canada, interest to be paid or applied under subsection 63(6) of the Act shall be calculated at the rate prescribed in paragraph 25.1(2)(b) and for the period that begins on the latest of

    • (i) May 1 of the year following the year in respect of which the premiums were paid,

    • (ii) the day on which the application for the refund was received, and

    • (iii) the day on which the overpayment arose,

    and ends on the day on which the amount is so refunded or applied; and

  • (b) an amount in respect of an overpayment of premiums is refunded to an employer or purported employer or applied to a liability of the employer to Her Majesty in right of Canada, interest to be paid or applied under subsection 63(6) of the Act shall be calculated at the rate prescribed in paragraph 25.1(2)(b) and for the period that begins on the later of

    • (i) the day on which the remittance that created the overpayment was received, and

    • (ii) the day on which the remittance that created the overpayment was due to be received,

    and ends on the day the amount is so refunded or applied.

  • SOR/79-43, s. 1
  • SOR/79-959, s. 1
  • SOR/80-929, s. 1
  • SOR/81-1028, s. 1
  • SOR/82-323, s. 1
  • SOR/82-599, s. 1
  • SOR/82-1098, s. 1
  • SOR/83-236, s. 1
  • SOR/84-458, s. 1
  • SOR/95-288, s. 1
  •  (1) For the purposes of subsection (2), quarter means any of the following periods in a year:

    • (a) the period that begins on January 1 and ends on March 31;

    • (b) the period that begins on April 1 and ends on June 30;

    • (c) the period that begins on July 1 and ends on September 30; and

    • (d) the period that begins on October 1 and ends on December 31.

  • (2) For the purposes of

    • (a) every provision of the Act that requires interest at a prescribed rate to be paid to the Receiver General, the prescribed rate in effect during any particular quarter is the total of

      • (i) the rate that is the simple arithmetic mean, expressed as a percentage per annum and rounded to the next higher whole percentage where the mean is not a whole percentage, of all amounts each of which is the weekly average equivalent yield, expressed as a percentage per annum, of Government of Canada Treasury Bills that mature approximately three months after their date of issue and that are sold at a weekly auction of Government of Canada Treasury Bills during the first month of the quarter preceding the particular quarter, and

      • (ii) 4 per cent; and

    • (b) every provision of the Act that requires interest at a prescribed rate to be paid or applied on an amount payable by the Minister, the prescribed rate in effect during any particular quarter is the total of

      • (i) the rate determined under subparagraph (a)(i) in respect of the particular quarter, and

      • (ii) 2 per cent.

  • SOR/84-458, s. 2
  • SOR/89-466, s. 1
  • SOR/95-288, s. 1

PART VProvince of Employment

 For the purposes of these Regulations, an insured person shall be deemed to be employed in the province in which the establishment of his employer to which he reports for work is situated, and where the insured person is not required to report for work at any establishment of his employer, he shall be deemed to be employed in the province in which the establishment of his employer from which his remuneration is paid is situated.

 
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