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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: August 01, 2011
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Part 4 Appeals

Section 96 Waiver of repayment by appeal panel

An appeal panel may waive repayment of an amount, in whole or in part, that it determines would be unjust to require a recipient to repay under section 35(1) of the Act if
  1. the recipient did not cause or contribute to

    1. the use of the assistance for a purpose other than that for which it was provided, or

    2. the payment of assistance to which he or she was not entitled,

    and

  2. the recipient

    1. relied in good faith upon the amount required to be repaid and materially changed his or her position to his or her detriment, or

    2. did not benefit directly or indirectly from the payment of the amount.