A-13.1.1 - Individual and Family Assistance Act

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53. A temporarily limited capacity allowance is added to the basic benefit when an independent adult or an adult member of a family
(1)  produces a medical report establishing that, due to the adult’s physical or mental condition, the adult will be unable, for a period of at least one month, to engage in a job preparation, integration or retention activity;
(2)  is at least 20 weeks pregnant or gave birth less than five weeks previously, and applies for the allowance; the application must be filed together with a medical certificate that may be replaced by a written report attesting the pregnancy, signed by a midwife and indicating the adult’s name and date of birth, the number of weeks of pregnancy, if applicable, and the expected or actual date of delivery;
(3)  provides childcare to a dependent child of the adult in the cases and under the conditions determined by regulation or to such a child who is handicapped within the meaning of subparagraph b of the second paragraph of section 1029.8.61.18 of the Taxation Act (chapter I-3);
(4)  reaches the age determined by regulation and applies for the allowance;
(5)  provides constant care to an adult whose autonomy is significantly reduced because of a physical or mental condition;
(6)  is responsible for a family-type resource recognized under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2);
(7)  is placed in a foster home within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services, or is taken in charge by an intermediate resource within the meaning of that Act;
(8)  is responsible for a foster home under a service contract with the Minister of Public Security and must act in consequence with respect to a person required to live there; or
(9)  is a victim of violence who takes refuge in a shelter or other similar place for a maximum of three consecutive months from the date of admission.
A temporarily limited capacity allowance is added to the basic benefit in the other cases and under the other conditions provided for by regulation.
2005, c. 15, s. 53.