Reconsideration Request Regulations
P.C. 2013-362 2013-03-28
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, pursuant to subsection 112(3)Footnote a of the Employment Insurance ActFootnote b, makes the annexed Reconsideration Request Regulations.
Marginal note:General circumstances
1 (1) For the purposes of paragraph 112(1)(b) of the Employment Insurance Act and subject to subsection (2), the Commission may allow a longer period to make a request for reconsideration of a decision if the Commission is satisfied that there is a reasonable explanation for requesting a longer period and the person has demonstrated a continuing intention to request a reconsideration.
Marginal note:Particular circumstances
(2) The Commission must also be satisfied that the request for reconsideration has a reasonable chance of success, and that no prejudice would be caused to the Commission or a party by allowing a longer period to make the request, if the request for reconsideration
(a) is made after the 365-day period after the day on which the decision was communicated to the person;
(b) is made by a person who submitted another application for benefits after the decision was communicated to the person; or
(c) is made by a person who has requested the Commission to rescind or amend the decision under section 111 of the Employment Insurance Act.
Marginal note:Coming into force
2 These Regulations come into force on April 1, 2013.
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