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

Regulations are current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2017-12-03. Previous Versions

  •  (1) Where a fisher is claiming benefits under the Employment Insurance Regulations, the following provisions apply:

    • (a) earnings from employment as a fisher shall be converted

      • (i) to hours of insurable employment as a fisher by dividing those earnings in the qualifying period by the minimum wage, or

      • (ii) to weeks of insurable employment as a fisher by dividing those earnings in the qualifying period by the product of the minimum wage multiplied by 35;

    • (b) if the date of delivery of a catch falls within the qualifying period described in section 8 of the Act, the earnings of the fisher from employment as a fisher, as determined in accordance with subsections 5(2) and (3), shall be allocated equally to each day of the fishing trip; and

    • (c) the earnings allocated under paragraph (b) to any day falling within the qualifying period are deemed, for the purposes of subsection 14(2) of the Act, to be insurable earnings in the calculation period but are not to be used to determine the calculation period under subsection 14(4) of the Act.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2016-206, s. 16]

  • (3) The calculation set out in paragraph (1)(a) shall be used when it is necessary, for the purposes of the Act or any regulations made under the Act, to convert earnings to hours or weeks.

  • 2013, c. 40, s. 157
  • SOR/2013-32, s. 5
  • SOR/2016-206, s. 16
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