Employment Insurance Regulations

Version of section 41.2 from 2011-10-21 to 2017-12-02:


 For the purposes of subsections 23.1(3) and 152.06(2) of the Act, the medical certificate referred to in subsections 23.1(2) and 152.06(1) of the Act may be issued by the following persons:

  • (a) if the family member in need of care or support is in a geographic location in Canada where treatment by a medical doctor is not readily available, a medical practitioner designated by a medical doctor to provide treatment to the family member;

  • (b) if the family member in need of care or support is outside Canada, a medical doctor who is recognized by the appropriate governmental authority of the family member’s country and has qualifications that are substantially similar to those of a medical doctor in Canada or, if the family member in need of care or support is in a geographic location outside Canada where treatment by a medical doctor is not readily available, a medical practitioner designated by a medical doctor to provide treatment to the family member.

  • SOR/2003-393, s. 9
  • SOR/2010-10, s. 23
  • SOR/2011-229, s. 2
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