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Employment Insurance (Fishing) Regulations

Version of section 15 from 2006-03-22 to 2021-09-25:

  •  (1) Except as otherwise provided in the Act or these Regulations, all matters relating to a claim for benefits by a fisher in respect of a benefit period beginning before January 5, 1997 shall be dealt with under Part V of the Unemployment Insurance Regulations as they read immediately before that date.

  • (2) For a benefit period established on or after January 5, 1997, the aggregate of the weekly earnings reported on a record of employment for employment before that date as a fisher shall be considered to be the earnings for the periods reported on in the record of employment.

  • (3) With respect to a fisher who is a claimant and to whom a child is born or in whose care a child is placed for adoption before December 31, 2000, all matters relating to their entitlement to special benefits under these Regulations shall be determined in accordance with these Regulations as they read on January 5, 1997 and the Employment Insurance Act as it read before the coming into force of the Budget Implementation Act, 2000, being chapter 14 of the Statutes of Canada, 2000.

  • SOR/2000-394, s. 5
  • SOR/2001-74, s. 5

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