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Employment Insurance (Fishing) Regulations (SOR/96-445)

Regulations are current to 2022-11-16 and last amended on 2021-09-26. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2021, c. 23, s. 352(2)

      • 352 (2) Subsection 1(1) of the Regulations is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

        major attachment claimant

        major attachment claimant means a claimant who qualifies to receive benefits and has $3,760 or more of insurable earnings from employment as a fisher in their qualifying period. (prestataire de la première catégorie)

        minor attachment claimant

        minor attachment claimant means a claimant who qualifies to receive benefits and has less than $3,760 of insurable earnings from employment as a fisher in their qualifying period. (prestataire de la deuxième catégorie)

  • — 2021, c. 23, s. 353

      • 353 (1) [In force]

      • (2) Paragraph 8(2)(b) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

        • (b) have accumulated, since the beginning of the qualifying period, not less than the amount of insurable earnings from employment as a fisher that is set out in the schedule for the unemployment rate applicable to the region where they reside.

      • (3) [In force]

      • (4) Paragraph 8(7)(b) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

        • (b) have accumulated, since the beginning of the qualifying period, not less than the amount of insurable earnings from employment as a fisher that is set out in the schedule for the unemployment rate applicable to the region where they reside.

  • — 2021, c. 23, s. 354(2)

      • 354 (2) Subsection 11(1) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

          • 11 (1) Despite subsections 7.1(1) to (2.1), (6) and (7) of the Act, the amount of insurable earnings that an insured person requires under section 8 to qualify for benefits is increased to the amount set out in the applicable column of the table to this subsection if the insured person accumulates one or more violations in the 260 weeks before making an initial claim for benefits.

            TABLE

            Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
            ItemRegional Rate of UnemploymentMinor Violation ($)Serious Violation ($)Very Serious Violation ($)Subsequent Violation ($)
            16% and under5,2506,4007,3508,400
            2more than 6% but not more than 7%5,0006,0007,0008,000
            3more than 7% but not more than 8%4,7505,7006,6507,600
            4more than 8% but not more than 9%4,5005,4006,3007,200
            5more than 9% but not more than 10%4,2005,1005,8506,800
            6more than 10% but not more than 11%3,9504,7505,6006,400
            7more than 11% but not more than 12%3,6254,3505,1505,850
            8more than 12% but not more than 13%3,4504,0504,8005,500
            9more than 13%3,2003,8004,3505,100
  • — 2021, c. 23, s. 355

      • 355 (1) [In force]

      • (2) Subsection 12(1) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

          • 12 (1) An insured person who is not qualified to receive benefits under section 7 of the Act and who is claiming special benefits qualifies to receive the special benefits if the person has at least $3,760 of insurable earnings from employment as a fisher in their qualifying period.

      • (3) [In force]

      • (4) Paragraph 12(5)(a) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

        • (a) the claimant has accumulated, since the beginning of the benefit period, insurable earnings from employment as a fisher that, when added to the insurable earnings from employment as a fisher in the claimant’s qualifying period, are equal to or exceed the applicable amount of insurable earnings in employment as a fisher set out in the schedule, determined by reference to the week in which the benefit period began; and

  • — 2021, c. 23, s. 358

    • 358 The Regulations are amended by adding, after section 14.5, the schedule set out in Schedule 4 to this Act.

      SCHEDULE(Paragraphs 8(2)(b) and (7)(b) and 12(5)(a))

      Insurable Earnings Entrance Requirement for Fishers

      Column 1Column 2
      ItemRegional Rate of Unemployment (%)Insurable Earnings ($)
      1over 132,500
      2more than 12 but not more than 132,700
      3more than 11 but not more than 122,900
      4more than 10 but not more than 113,200
      5more than 9 but not more than 103,400
      6more than 8 but not more than 93,600
      7more than 7 but not more than 83,800
      8more than 6 but not more than 74,000
      96 and under4,200
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