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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: August 01, 2011
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Disability-Related Employment Supports and Services Regulation

Section 1 Definitions

  1. In this Regulation,

    1. “Act” means the Income and Employment Supports Act;

    2. “employability assessment” means an assessment prepared to the satisfaction of the Director, to determine eligibility for supports and services and may, if required by the Director, include a specialized assessment;

    3. “employment” means employment that pays at least the minimum wage under the Employment Standards Code or an equivalent wage as determined by the Director and that is of a minimum number of hours per week as determined by the Director, and includes comparable self-employment as determined by the Director;

    4. “individual service plan” means a service plan approved by the Director;

    5. “person with a disability” means a person referred to in subsection (3);

    6. “supports and services” means disability related employment supports and services referred to in section 4.

  2. For the purposes of this Regulation, a person is a resident of Alberta if the person makes his or her home and is ordinarily resident in Alberta and includes a person who is ordinarily resident in Alberta but is temporarily absent for education or training purposes.

  3. For the purposes of this Regulation, a person with a disability is a person who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Director that the person has a diagnosed and documented chronic or permanent physiological or psychological impairment of functions that limits his or her ability to complete education or training, become employed or maintain employment.