Employment Insurance Regulations

Version of section 76.1 from 2011-01-01 to 2016-07-02:

  •  (1) An insured person is considered not to be a new entrant or a re-entrant to the labour force for the purpose of subsection 7(4.1) of the Act if they

    • (a) have been paid one or more weeks of provincial benefits within the meaning of this Part or Part III.2 in the period of 208 weeks referred to in that subsection; and

    • (b) would have been entitled to receive the special benefits referred to in that subsection for that same period, had they not been paid those provincial benefits.

  • (2) For the purpose of paragraph (1)(a),

    • (a) the reference to “a week of benefits” in subsection 25(1) shall be read as a reference to “a week of provincial benefits”; and

    • (b) the reference to “the percentage of benefits paid for a week” in subsection 25(2) shall be read as a reference to “the percentage of benefits that the claimant would have been entitled to receive for a week as special benefits referred to in subsection 7(4.1) of the Act, had they not been paid provincial benefits,”.

  • SOR/2005-366, s. 1
  • SOR/2010-301, s. 5
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