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Income and Employment Supports Act

Published Date: July 10, 2007
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Part 5 Child and Adult Support Services (Sections 28-33)

Section 28 Definitions

In this Part,
  1. “assistance” means

    1. assistance under Part 2, Divisions 1 to 3,
    2. a benefit under the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, or
    3. assistance or a benefit provided under this Act or any other enactment as specified in the regulations;

  2. “support” means support, maintenance or alimony payable for a person or for the dependent child of the person, as the case may be;

  3. “support agreement” means a written agreement or part of an agreement that requires the payment of support;

  4. “support order” means

    1. a court order that has a provision that requires the payment of support, or
    2. a support agreement

    that has been filed or may be filed under the Maintenance Enforcement Act.