Veterans Well-being Regulations (SOR/2006-50)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-04-01. Previous Versions

PART 2Rehabilitation Services, Vocational Assistance and Financial Benefits (continued)

Income Replacement Benefit (continued)

  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8

 For the purposes of paragraph 24.1(1)(h), the following are taken into account in determining the annual employment income of a veteran referred to in subsection 19.1(1) of the Act:

  • (a) in the first year during which the income replacement benefit begins to be payable, employment income earned during the period beginning on the first day of the month in which the benefit begins to be payable to the veteran and ending on December 31 of that year; and

  • (b) in subsequent years, employment income earned in each calendar year.

  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8
  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8

 If, during a calendar year, an amount from a prescribed source referred to in subsection 24.1(1) or 24.3(1) is paid other than on a monthly basis, it shall be converted into an amount payable for a month by dividing the total amount paid from that source by 12 and

  • (a) if it relates to the calendar year in which it is paid, shall be considered for the purpose of that calendar year;

  • (b) if it relates to a previous calendar year, shall be considered for the purpose of that previous calendar year; and

  • (c) if it relates to a subsequent calendar year, shall be considered for the purpose of the calendar year in which it is paid.

  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8
  •  (1) A person referred to in subsection 19(1) or paragraph 23(1)(a) of the Act who is entitled to an income replacement benefit shall

    • (a) in the case of a veteran, notify the Minister of their employment income and provide the Minister with an annual statement of their employment income;

    • (b) notify the Minister of any change to amounts payable from sources referred to in subsection 22(1) or 23(1);

    • (c) provide the Minister with annual statements of amounts payable from sources referred to in subsection 22(1) or 23(1); and

    • (d) at the Minister’s request, provide any other information or documents that are necessary to enable the Minister to assess the person’s continued eligibility for the benefit or to determine the amount of the benefit payable.

  • (2) A person referred to in subsection 19.1(1), paragraph 23(1)(b) or subsection 26.1(1) of the Act who is entitled to an income replacement benefit shall

    • (a) in the case of a veteran, notify the Minister of their employment income;

    • (b) notify the Minister of any change to amounts payable from sources referred to in subsection 23(2), 24.1(1) or 24.3(1); and

    • (c) at the Minister’s request, provide any other information or documents that are necessary to enable the Minister to assess the person’s continued eligibility for the benefit or to determine the amount of the benefit payable.

  • SOR/2009-225, s. 8
  • SOR/2011-302, s. 5
  • SOR/2012-289, s. 14(E)
  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8
  •  (1) For the purposes of section 21 of the Act, the Minister may suspend the payment of an income replacement benefit to a veteran who fails to do either of the following until the situation that gave rise to the suspension is resolved:

    • (a) provide the information or documents required under section 25; or

    • (b) comply with paragraph 18(2)(b) of the Act.

  • (2) For the purposes of section 26.2 of the Act, the Minister may suspend the payment of an income replacement benefit to a person who is entitled to that benefit if they fail to provide the information or documents required under section 25 until the information and documents are provided.

  • (3) Before suspending the payment of the income replacement benefit, the Minister shall provide the person with written notification of the reasons for the suspension and the effective date of the suspension.

  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8
  •  (1) For the purposes of sections 21 and 26.2 of the Act, the Minister may cancel the payment of an income replacement benefit if

    • (a) the situation that gave rise to the suspension of the payment of the benefit is not resolved within six months from the effective date of the suspension; or

    • (b) the assessment of the person’s eligibility for the benefit or the determination of the amount payable was based on a misrepresentation or the concealment of a material fact.

  • (2) On cancelling the payment of the income replacement benefit, the Minister shall provide the person with written notification of the reasons for the cancellation, the effective date of the cancellation and their rights of review.

  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8

 [Repealed, SOR/2018-177, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2018-177, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2018-177, s. 8]

Canadian Forces Income Support Benefit

 An application for a Canadian Forces income support benefit shall be in writing and shall be accompanied by

  • (a) a statement of income of the applicant and, if applicable, of their spouse or common-law partner;

  • (b) in the case of an application of a survivor or orphan,

    • (i) a copy of the death certificate of the member or veteran, and

    • (ii) medical reports or other records that document the member’s or veteran’s injury or disease, diagnosis and cause of death;

  • (c) a declaration attesting to the truth of the information provided; and

  • (d) at the request of the Minister, any other information or documents that are necessary to enable the Minister to assess whether the applicant is eligible for the benefit or the amount of benefit payable.

  • SOR/2011-302, s. 8
 
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