Employment Insurance Regulations

Version of section 41.11 from 2011-01-01 to 2017-12-02:

  •  (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 and paragraph (d) of the definition family member in subsection 152.01(1) 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
  • SOR/2010-10, s. 22
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