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Canada Pension Plan Regulations

Version of section 47 from 2013-03-01 to 2013-12-11:

  •  (1) Subject to sections 49 and 50, the Minister shall determine the age and identity of a person for the purposes of the Act in accordance with whichever of subsections (2) to (4) is applicable.

  • (2) The Minister shall determine the age and identity of a person on the basis of any information provided to the Minister by the Canada Employment Insurance Commission under subsection 28.2(5) of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act.

  • (3) The Minister shall determine the age and identity of a person on the basis of a birth certificate or a certified copy of one.

  • (4) If there is sufficient reason to believe that a birth certificate is not available, the Minister shall determine the age and identity of a person on the basis of any other evidence and information with respect to the age and identity of the person that is available from any source.

  • (5) If the Minister is unable to determine the age and identity of a person under any of subsections (2) to (4), the Minister shall, if it is possible to do so, determine the age and identity of the person on the basis of information obtained from Statistics Canada in accordance with section 87 of the Act.

  • SOR/86-1133, s. 7
  • SOR/90-829, s. 20
  • SOR/96-522, s. 23
  • SOR/2004-249, s. 4
  • SOR/2013-20, s. 1
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