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Employment Insurance Act

Version of section 138 from 2003-01-01 to 2013-02-28:

Marginal note:Registration

  •  (1) Every person employed in insurable employment shall be registered with the Commission.

  • Marginal note:Register

    (2) The Commission shall maintain a register containing the names of all insured persons registered with the Commission and such other information as it determines is required to identify accurately all persons so registered.

  • Marginal note:Social Insurance Number

    (3) The Commission shall assign to each person registered with it a number that is suitable for use as a file number or account number or for data processing purposes and the number so assigned to a person by the Commission under this section is the person’s Social Insurance Number for any purpose for which a Social Insurance Number is required.

  • Marginal note:Social Insurance Number card

    (4) The Commission shall issue to each person registered with it a card containing the person’s name and Social Insurance Number.

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