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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 1 Income Support and Benefits and Training Benefits

Division 2 Barriers to Full Employment Households & Expected to Work or Working Households, Budgetary Requirements, Section 28 Sponsored immigrants

  1. If a member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to work or working household unit is a sponsored immigrant who is eligible to receive income support and benefits,

    1. the assets, liquid assets and financial resources of the sponsor are to be considered as belonging to an eligible adult member of the household unit for the purpose of sections 20 to 23,

    2. section 23(5) does not apply to the financial resources of the sponsor’s household unit, and

    3. the budgetary requirements include an equivalent amount for the sponsor’s household unit for the purpose of section 22.

  2. Subsection (1) does not apply if, in the opinion of the Director, the sponsored immigrant has been abused or abandoned by the sponsor.