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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: April 01, 2004
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Child and Adult Support Services Regulation

Section 3 When rights may be exercised under section 29

  1. Section 29(6)(a) of the Act does not prevent a person in receipt of assistance from

    1. initiating or responding to a proceeding under the Divorce Act (Canada), or

    2. initiating or responding to an application for variation for arrears owing to the person for any period during which the person was not in receipt of assistance,

    but if the proceeding or application involves the person taking steps referred to in section 29(3) of the Act, the person must notify the Director within 2 days of initiating or receiving notice of the proceeding or application.

  2. A person who

    1. has taken steps referred to in section 29(3) of the Act and subsequently becomes in receipt of assistance, or

    2. is in receipt of assistance

    may, on notification to the Director, on receipt of the consent of the Director and subject to any conditions imposed by the Director, continue or initiate any steps referred to in section 29(3) of the Act.

  3. Where a person has initiated or responded to an application or proceeding referred to in subsection (1)(a) and for that purpose the person is taking any of the steps referred to in section 29(3) of the Act, the Director may, at any time, exercise any authority under section 29(3) of the Act.

  4. The Director may, at any time,

    1. despite subsection (2), exercise any authority under section 29(3) of the Act, or

    2. withdraw his or her consent given under subsection (2).