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Volume 48, No. 6
B.C. Reg. 89/2005
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 22, 2005

B.C. Reg. 89/2005, deposited March 18, 2005, pursuant to the EMPLOYMENT AND ASSISTANCE ACT [Section 35 (2) (f) and (j)]. Order in Council 285/2005, approved and ordered March 17, 2005.

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

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

Schedule

1 Section 67 (1) of the Employment and Assistance Regulation, B.C. Reg. 263/2002, is amended

(a) by striking out "for a person in the family unit who is" and substituting "for a person in the family unit who" ,

(b) by adding "is" at the beginning of paragraphs (a) to (e),

(c) in paragraph (c) by striking out "or" at the end of subparagraph (i), by adding "or" at the end of subparagraph (ii), and by adding the following subparagraph:

(iii) paragraph (g), if the dependant was a dependant of the person on the day the person's family unit ceased to be eligible for income assistance as a result of a payment made to the person or another member of the person's family unit under the settlement agreement approved by the Supreme Court in Action No. S50808, Kelowna Registry, and remains a dependant of that person,

(d) by striking out "or" at the end of paragraph (e),

(e) by repealing paragraph (f) and substituting the following:

(f) was on the day the person reached 65 years of age

(i) a recipient of income assistance under section 2 [monthly support allowance], 4 [monthly shelter allowance], 6 [people receiving room and board], 8 [people receiving special care] or 9 [people in emergency shelters] of Schedule A, and

(ii) eligible for health supplements under section 2 [general health supplements] or 3 [medical equipment and devices] of Schedule C,

(g) meets the following requirements:

(i) has not reached 65 years of age;

(ii) is a part of a family unit that ceased to be eligible for income assistance as a result of a payment made to the person or another member of the person's family unit under the settlement agreement approved by the Supreme Court in Action No. S50808, Kelowna Registry;

(iii) was eligible for health supplements under section 2 or 3 of Schedule C on the day the person's family unit ceased to be eligible for income assistance.

2 Section 67 (4) is amended by striking out "subsection (1) (c) (ii) or (f)" and substituting "subsection (1) (c) (ii) or (iii), (f) or (g)".


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