Veterans Well-being Regulations

Version of section 34 from 2006-03-23 to 2011-12-07:

  •  (1) A person who is in receipt of a Canadian Forces income support benefit shall

    • (a) notify the Minister of changes in income, or changes to monthly benefits payable from the sources referred to in section 37;

    • (b) in the case of a veteran, notify the Minister of changes in income, or changes in monthly benefits payable to their spouse or common-law partner from the sources referred to in section 37;

    • (c) in the case of a veteran, notify the Minister of changes to their spousal or common-law partner status and number of dependent children;

    • (d) in the case of an orphan, notify the Minister when they cease to follow a course of instruction;

    • (e) notify the Minister when they intend to be absent from Canada for more than 183 days in a calendar year; and

    • (f) at the request of the Minister, provide the information referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (e) or any other information that is necessary to enable the Minister to assess the eligibility of the person or determine the amount of benefit payable.

  • (2) For the purposes of section 36 of the Act, the Minister may suspend the payment of a Canadian Forces income support benefit to a person who fails to comply with paragraph (1)(f) until the information is provided.

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

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