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Volume 48, No. 6
B.C. Reg. 155/2005
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 22, 2005

B.C. Reg. 155/2005, deposited March 21, 2005, pursuant to the EMPLOYMENT AND ASSISTANCE ACT [Section 35 (1), (2) (b), (f), (h), (j) and (4)]. Order in Council 326/2005, approved and ordered March 18, 2005.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that, effective May 1, 2005, the Employment and Assistance Regulation, B.C. Reg. 263/2002, is amended as set out in the attached schedule.

— S. BRICE, Minister of Human Resources; G. CAMPBELL, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Schedule

1 The following section is added to the Employment and Assistance Regulation, B.C. Reg 263/2002:

Infant health supplement

74.1 The minister may provide the type of health supplement referred to in section 10 of Schedule C, in accordance with that section, to or for

(a) a dependent child of a recipient of income assistance under section 4 of the Act,

(b) a dependent child of a recipient of hardship assistance under section 5 of the Act,

(c) a dependent child of a person referred to in section 67 (1) (f) or (g) of this regulation, or

(d) a child who is a recipient of income assistance under section 6 (2) of this regulation.

2 Schedule C is amended by adding the following section:

Infant formula

10 The minister may provide infant formula under section 74.1 of this regulation if

(a) a medical practitioner confirms in writing that

(i) the dependent child for whom a specialized infant formula is to be provided has a medical condition and the specialized infant formula is necessary to treat the medical condition, or

(ii) the dependent child for whom the infant formula is to be provided is at risk of contracting a disease that is transmissible through the mother's breast milk,

(b) in the case of a child described by paragraph (a) (ii), the child is under 12 months of age, and

(c) the minister is satisfied that the infant formula is medically required to treat the medical condition or respond to the risk referred to in paragraph (a).


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