A-13.1.1 - Individual and Family Assistance Act

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132. For the purposes of the Social Assistance Program, the Government may make regulations
(1)  determining basic benefit amounts and the cases in which and the conditions under which those amounts are to be granted;
(2)  determining the maximum amount of liquid assets referred to in the second paragraph of section 48;
(3)  determining the cases in which and the conditions under which an independent adult or a family that is no longer eligible may continue to receive benefits;
(4)  determining the cases in which and the conditions under which providing childcare to a dependent child renders an independent adult or an adult member of a family eligible for a temporarily limited capacity allowance;
(5)  setting the age as of which a temporarily limited capacity allowance may be granted;
(6)  determining the other cases in which and the conditions under which temporarily limited capacity allowances may be added to basic benefits;
(7)  determining the amount of the temporarily limited capacity allowance and the adjustments for adults and for dependent children, and determining the cases in which and the conditions under which those amounts are to be granted;
(8)  prescribing special benefit amounts to provide for certain particular needs, and determining the cases in which and the conditions under which they are to be granted;
(9)  determining what constitutes liquid assets and property;
(10)  excluding, for the purpose of calculating a benefit, any or all of the income, earnings, benefits, liquid assets and property of a person eligible under the program;
(11)  prescribing a method for calculating income, earnings, the value of benefits, liquid assets and the value of property, determining the cases in which those amounts may be averaged and the time from which they are deemed received, and prescribing standards for the allocation of arrears in support payments;
(12)  determining the period for which employment-insurance or parental insurance benefits yet to be received are to be considered for the purpose of calculating a benefit;
(13)  prescribing standards applicable to the income, earnings, benefits, liquid assets and property of a self-employed worker and the cases in which and the conditions under which the standards are to be applied;
(14)  prescribing a method for determining the value of property, and determining the percentage applicable to that value;
(15)  prescribing a method for calculating the parental contribution, and specifying the net incomes of an adult’s father and mother required to be considered for that purpose;
(15.1)  prescribing the method for calculating the amount of the work income supplement, and determining the cases in which and the conditions under which it is granted;
(16)  determining, for the purposes of section 60, the cases in which and the conditions under which an adult may own liquid assets and property;
(17)  prescribing a method for calculating a benefit for the month of application, and determining the maximum amount of liquid assets at the time of the application;
(18)  determining the conditions of payment of benefits;
(19)  prescribing, for the purposes of section 64, the manner of informing the Minister; and
(20)  determining, for the purposes of the second paragraph of section 66, the cases in which and the conditions under which the measures provided for in that paragraph are to be applied.
2005, c. 15, s. 132; 2018, c. 112018, c. 11, s. 17.
132. For the purposes of the Social Assistance Program, the Government may make regulations
(1)  determining basic benefit amounts and the cases in which and the conditions under which those amounts are to be granted;
(2)  determining the maximum amount of liquid assets referred to in the second paragraph of section 48;
(3)  determining the cases in which and the conditions under which an independent adult or a family that is no longer eligible may continue to receive benefits;
(4)  determining the cases in which and the conditions under which providing childcare to a dependent child renders an independent adult or an adult member of a family eligible for a temporarily limited capacity allowance;
(5)  setting the age as of which a temporarily limited capacity allowance may be granted;
(6)  determining the other cases in which and the conditions under which temporarily limited capacity allowances may be added to basic benefits;
(7)  determining the amount of the temporarily limited capacity allowance and the adjustments for adults and for dependent children, and determining the cases in which and the conditions under which those amounts are to be granted;
(8)  prescribing special benefit amounts to provide for certain particular needs, and determining the cases in which and the conditions under which they are to be granted;
(9)  determining what constitutes liquid assets and property;
(10)  excluding, for the purpose of calculating a benefit, any or all of the income, earnings, benefits, liquid assets and property of a person eligible under the program;
(11)  prescribing a method for calculating income, earnings, the value of benefits, liquid assets and the value of property, determining the cases in which those amounts may be averaged and the time from which they are deemed received, and prescribing standards for the allocation of arrears in support payments;
(12)  determining the period for which employment-insurance or parental insurance benefits yet to be received are to be considered for the purpose of calculating a benefit;
(13)  prescribing standards applicable to the income, earnings, benefits, liquid assets and property of a self-employed worker and the cases in which and the conditions under which the standards are to be applied;
(14)  prescribing a method for determining the value of property, and determining the percentage applicable to that value;
(15)  prescribing a method for calculating the parental contribution, and specifying the net incomes of an adult’s father and mother required to be considered for that purpose;
(16)  determining, for the purposes of section 60, the cases in which and the conditions under which an adult may own liquid assets and property;
(17)  prescribing a method for calculating a benefit for the month of application, and determining the maximum amount of liquid assets at the time of the application;
(18)  determining the conditions of payment of benefits;
(19)  prescribing, for the purposes of section 64, the manner of informing the Minister; and
(20)  determining, for the purposes of the second paragraph of section 66, the cases in which and the conditions under which the measures provided for in that paragraph are to be applied.
2005, c. 15, s. 132.