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Employment Insurance Regulations

Version of section 41.11 from 2006-06-14 to 2010-12-31:

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this section.

    guardian

    guardian means a person having a legally recognized authority to act on behalf of a minor or disabled adult and includes a mandatary in case of incapacity, tutor and curator. (tuteur)

    ward

    ward means a person for whom a guardian is appointed. (pupille)

  • (2) The following classes of persons, in relation to an individual, are prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 23.1(1)(d) of the Act:

    • (a) a child of the individual’s parent or a child of the spouse or common-law partner of the individual’s parent;

    • (b) a grandparent of the individual or of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner or the spouse or common-law partner of the individual’s grandparent;

    • (c) a grandchild of the individual or of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner or the spouse or common-law partner of the individual’s grandchild;

    • (d) the spouse or common-law partner of the individual’s child or of the child of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner;

    • (e) a parent, or the spouse or common-law partner of a parent, of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner;

    • (f) the spouse or common-law partner of a child of the individual’s parent or of a child of the spouse or common-law partner of the individual’s parent;

    • (g) a child of a parent of the individual’s spouse or commonlaw partner or a child of the spouse or common-law partner of the parent of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner;

    • (h) an uncle or aunt of the individual or of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner or the spouse or common-law partner of the individual’s uncle or aunt;

    • (i) a nephew or niece of the individual or of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner or the spouse or common-law partner of the individual’s nephew or niece;

    • (j) a current or former foster parent of the individual or of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner;

    • (k) a current or former foster child of the individual or the spouse or common-law partner of that child;

    • (l) a current or former ward of the individual or of the individual’s spouse or common-law partner;

    • (m) a current or former guardian of the individual or the spouse or common-law partner of that guardian;

    • (n) in the case of an individual who has the serious medical condition, a person, whether or not related to the individual by blood, adoption, marriage or common-law partnership, whom the individual considers to be like a close relative; and

    • (o) in the case of an individual who is the claimant, a person, whether or not related to the individual by blood, adoption, marriage or common-law partnership, who considers the individual to be like a close relative.

  • SOR/2006-135, s. 1
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