20. The qualifying period of a person is, subject to the exceptions provided for in a regulation of the Conseil de gestion, the period of 52 weeks preceding a benefit period or, where insurable earnings from a business or as a family-type resource or intermediate resource are taken into account, the calendar year preceding the benefit period.
The qualifying period may, for the purpose of determining a person’s entitlement to benefits, be extended on the conditions prescribed in a regulation of the Conseil de gestion. However, an extended qualifying period may not exceed 104 weeks.
2001, c. 9, s. 20; 2009, c. 24, s. 76.