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Name: An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration) (S.C. 2013, c. 35).
Country: Canada
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-06-26
Entry into force:
ISN: CAN-2013-L-96448
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Department of Justice, Canada PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2014-07-22)
Abstract/Citation: This enactment amends the provisions of the Employment Insurance Act that allow for qualifying periods and benefit periods to be extended as the result of time spent by the claimant in a jail, penitentiary or other similar institution so that they apply only if the claimant is not found guilty of the offence for which he or she was being held or any other offence arising out of the same transaction.
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