Income and Employment Supports Act

Published Date: January 01, 2004
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Part 2 Income Support and Health and Training Benefits (Sections 5-18)

Division 1 Income Support and Benefits (Sections 5-6)

Section 5 Income support and benefits provided

  1. A Director may, subject to the regulations, provide to a household unit eligible under section 6 for income support and benefits any one or more of the following income support payments and benefits:

    1. core income support payments determined in accordance with the regulations;

    2. supplementary income support payments determined in accordance with the regulations;

    3. any other income support payments or benefits determined in accordance with the regulations.

  2. The amount or value of income support and benefits that may be provided under this Division to or for the use of an eligible household unit is the difference between

    1. the budgetary requirements of the household unit determined in accordance with the regulations, and

    2. the financial resources available to the household unit determined in accordance with the regulations.