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Canada Pension Plan Regulations

Version of section 68 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-02-22:

  •  (1) Where an applicant claims that he or some other person is disabled within the meaning of the Act, he shall supply the Minister with the following information in respect of the person whose disability is to be determined:

    • (a) a report of any physical or mental impairment including

      • (i) the nature, extent and prognosis of the impairment,

      • (ii) the findings upon which the diagnosis and prognosis were made,

      • (iii) any limitation resulting from the impairment, and

      • (iv) any other pertinent information, including recommendations for further diagnostic work or treatment, that may be relevant;

    • (b) a statement of that person’s occupation and earnings for the period commencing on the date upon which the applicant alleges that the disability commenced; and

    • (c) a statement of that person’s education, employment experience and activities of daily life.

  • (2) In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), a person whose disability is to be or has been determined pursuant to the Act may be required from time to time by the Minister

    • (a) to supply a statement of his occupation and earnings for any period; and

    • (b) to undergo such special examinations and to supply such reports as the Minister deems necessary for the purpose of determining the disability of that person.

  • (3) The reasonable cost of any examination or report required under subsection (2) shall be

    • (a) paid by way of reimbursement or advance, as the Minister deems fit;

    • (b) paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund; and

    • (c) charged to the Canada Pension Plan Account as a cost of administration of the Act.

  • (4) For the purposes of this section, cost includes travel and living expenses that the Minister deems necessary of the person whose disability is to be determined and of a person to accompany that person.

  • SOR/96-522, s. 23

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