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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: July 13, 2016
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Part 1 Income Support and Benefits and Training Benefits

Division 3 Learner Household Units, Financial Eligibility, Section 48 Liquid Asset test

  1. A learner household unit is not financially eligible to receive income support and benefits or training benefits if the liquid assets of the household unit exceed $10 000 plus the total value of 2 months of the following:

    1. the core income support that may be provided to the learner household unit;

    2. the federal child benefit amount, determined by the Minister, that would be provided to the household unit if each dependent child were assumed to be eligible for the federal child benefit, and 
    3. the supplementary income supports included by the Director.

  2. This section does not apply to a learner household unit if a learner member is in a self employment approved training program or a transitional vocational approved training program.

  3. This section does not apply to a liquid asset or excess of certain assets of a dependent child to the extent it is exempted by the Director.