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Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 (S.C. 2016, c. 7)

Assented to 2016-06-22

SCHEDULE 2(Section 224)

SCHEDULE III(Subsections 63(2) and 63.1(1))Text of Section 58 as It Read Before June 23, 2015

  • Definition of insured participants

    • 58 (1) In this Part, insured participant means an insured person who requests assistance under employment benefits and, when requesting the assistance, is an unemployed person

      • (a) for whom a benefit period is established or whose benefit period has ended within the previous 36 months; or

      • (b) for whom a benefit period has been established in the previous 60 months and who

        • (i) was paid special benefits under section 22 or 23 during the benefit period,

        • (ii) subsequently withdrew from active participation in the labour force to care for one or more of their new-born children or one or more children placed with them for the purpose of adoption, and

        • (iii) is seeking to re-enter the labour force.

    • Marginal note:Interpretation

      (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), benefit period includes a benefit period established under the Unemployment Insurance Act and special benefits includes benefits under sections 18 and 20 of that Act.


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