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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: March 23, 2012
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Part 1 Income Support and Benefits and Training Benefits

Division 2 Barriers to Full Employment Households & Expected to Work or Working Households, Budgetary Requirements, Section 24 Budgetary requirements

  1. In this section, “budgetary requirements” means, subject to section 28(1)(c), the total value of

    1. the core income support determined under subsection (2), and

    2. the supplementary income support determined under Schedule 4.

  2. The core income support that may be provided by the Director under section 5(1)(a) of the Act to a barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to work or working household unit is comprised of a core essential payment and a core shelter payment determined as follows:

    1. the maximum core essential payment that may be provided to a barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to work or working household unit is,

      1. if subclauses (ii) to (iv) do not apply, the amount determined per month under the Core Essential Payment Table in Schedule 5,

      2. if subclauses (iii) or (iv) do not apply and the Director determines that a household unit’s need for the core essential payment is limited to food, the amount per month determined by the Minister,

      3. if an adult member of the household unit is living in one of the following, $56 per month for each adult member:

        1. a hospital or a nursing home;
        2. the Gunn Centre;
        3. the Youngstown Home;
        4. a recognized emergency shelter for persons escaping abuse;
        5. an institution similar to the institutions in paragraphs (A) to (D) that is designated by the Minister,

        or

      4. if an adult member of the household unit is living in an approved home or a group home, the amount per month for each adult member as determined by the Minister;

    2. the maximum core shelter payment that may be provided to a barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to work or working household unit is,

      1. if subclauses (ii) to (v) do not apply, the amount per month determined under the Core Shelter Payment Table in Schedule 5,

      2. if the household unit lives in an approved home, $500 per month,

      3. if the household unit lives in a hospital or nursing home, the monthly accommodation charge for that facility under the Nursing Homes Act or the Hospitals Act,

      4. if the household unit lives in a shared family residence that is not owned by an adult member of the unit or in which an adult member of the unit is not a party to a residential tenancy agreement with a third party, $100 per month, or

      5. if the household unit lives in a group home, $14 per day for each adult member;

    3. if the household unit has a dependent child member who is

      1. at least 16 years of age and under 20 years of age,

      2. attending high school under the School Act, and

      3. a parent of a dependent child living with the household unit,

      a high school incentive amount determined under section 25.