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Income and Employment Supports Act

Published Date: July 10, 2007
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Part 9 Transitional Provisions, Consequential Amendments, Repeals and Coming into Force (Sections 51-61)

Section 51 Transitional

  1. A repayment under the Social Development Act or the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act before the repeal of the Income Support and Recovery Act is deemed to be an amount payable under this Act and may be enforced in accordance with Part 6 of this Act.

  2. An amount that may be enforced under Part 3 of the Income Support Recovery Act may be enforced in accordance with Part 6 of this Act.

  3. An agreement to repay under section 26 of the Income Support Recovery Act is deemed to be an agreement to repay under this Act and may be enforced under Part 6 of this Act.

  4. A proceeding commenced under section 14 of the Social Development Act or under section 14 of the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act shall be continued in accordance with Part 5 of this Act.

  5. Section 17 of this Act applies to a trustee appointed under section 11 of the Social Development Act as if the person had been appointed as a financial administrator under section 17.

  6. Any amount collected under section 38(2)(a) as it read before the coming into force of this subsection is deemed to have been validly collected notwithstanding that section 38(2)(b) as it read before the coming into force of this subsection was not complied with.

  7. If the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, SA 2006 cA-45.1, comes into force after this subsection comes into force, then, until that Act comes into force,

    1. a benefit under the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, RSA 200 cA-45, is deemed to be assistance under Part 6 of this Act, and

    2. in addition, the Director may, under section 38(2)(c), deduct an amount owing from further assistance for which the person is eligible under the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, RSA 2000 cA-45.