BILL NO. 96
3rd Session, 63rd General Assembly
70 Elizabeth II, 2021
Private Member's Bill
Employment Support and Income Assistance Act
Cape Breton Centre
First Reading: April 7, 2021
This Bill requires employment insurance benefits received by a person receiving assistance to be treated as employment income.
An Act to Amend Chapter 27
of the Acts of 2000,
the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act,
Respecting Employment Insurance Protection
1 Section 7 of Chapter 27 of the Acts of 2000, the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act, is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following subsection:
- (3) For the purpose of subclause (2)(b)(ii), any employment insurance benefits received by a person while in receipt of assistance in accordance with this Act, shall be deemed to be employment income.
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