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Frequently Used Legislation

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Director's right to information

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Duty to report need for protection
Director’s right to information
Child in Home of Relative Program Transition 
Powers of Investigation
Control of disposition

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Interpretation
Eligibility of family unit
Income assistance and supplements
Hardship assistance
Financial assistance to service or program providers
Employment-related programs
Requirement for 2 years employment
Employment plan
Information and verification
Reporting obligations
Consequences of not meeting employment-related obligations
Consequences of not accepting or disposing of property
Consequences for providing inaccurate or incomplete information
Consequences in relation to outstanding arrest warrants
Applying periods of ineligibility and reduction
Reconsideration and appeal rights
No appeal from decision based on same circumstances
Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal
Powers and duties of the chair
Commencing an appeal
Panels of the tribunal to conduct Appeal
Dismissal of appeal
Decision of panel
Vexatious proceedings
Overpayments
Liability for and recovery of debts under Act
Agreements (2)(a), Agreements with the Government of Canada relating to social programs
Delegation of minister’s powers and duties
Power to make regulations
Regulations respecting eligibility and assignment of maintenance rights
Assignment of maintenance rights deemed made under this Act
Transitional – Appeal
Transitional appeal board

 

Interpretation
Persons with disabilities
Eligibility of family unit
Disability assistance and supplements
Hardship assistance
Financial assistance to service or program providers
Employment-related programs and other programs
Employment plan
Information and verification
Reporting obligations
Consequences of not meeting employment-related obligations
Consequences of not accepting or disposing of property
Consequences for providing inaccurate or incomplete information
Consequences in relation to outstanding arrest warrants
Reconsideration and appeal rights
No appeal from decision based on same circumstances
Overpayments
Liability for and recovery of, debts under the Act
Agreements (2)(a), Agreements with the Government of Canada relating to social programs
Delegation of minister’s powers and duties
Power to make regulations
Regulations respecting eligibility and assignment of maintenance rights
Assignment of maintenance rights deemed made under this Act
Transitional – Appeal

 

Definitions
Persons who have persistent multiple barriers to employment
Process for assessment of eligibility for income assistance 
Application for income assistance – Stage 1
Application for income assistance – Stage 2
Application for income assistance – Stage 2
(3)(a), Identification requirements
Applicant requirements
Citizenship requirements
Effect of applying for other sources of income
Requirement to apply for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits
Limits on income
Asset limits
Asset development accounts
Assets held in trust for persons receiving special care
Temporary exemption of assets for person applying for disability designation or receiving special care
Effect of family unit including a full-time student
Effect of recipients being absent from BC for more than 30 days
Requirement for 2 years employment
Requirement for 2 years employment; (3)(m), Exemption for persons with persistent multiple barriers
Definitions for division
Assignment of maintenance rights
Notice of assignment
Effective date of eligibility
Effective date of eligibility
(3) and (4), Effective date for higher support rate
Amount of income assistance
Consequences of failing to meet employment-related obligations
Consequences of failing to meet employment-related obligations; (4), Applicants and recipients who are not affected by these consequences
Consequences if dependent youth fails to enter into or comply with employment plan
Effect of failing to pursue or accept income or assets or of disposing of assets; (1) and (2), Consequences of failing to pursue or accept income
Effect of failing to pursue or accept income or assets or of disposing of assets; (3), (4), and (5), Consequences of failing to pursue or accept assets
Consequences for providing inaccurate or incomplete information
Monthly reporting requirement
Requirement for eligibility audit
Consequences in relation to outstanding arrest warrants
Hardship assistance – eligibility and limitations
Rules about applications, payments, etc.
Applicants who do not meet requirement for social insurance number or proof of identity
Applicants who fail to provide sponsorship information
Applicants who have applied for income from another source
Family units that have excess income
Applicant on strike or locked out
Family units that have excess assets
Applicants who do not meet work search requirements
Supplement for purchase of co-op housing shares
Pre-natal shelter supplement
Christmas supplement
Clothing supplement for people in special care facilities
Transportation to special care facilities supplement
Reconsideration or appeal supplement
Supplement to obtain proof of identity
Confirmed job supplement
Supplements for moving, transportation, and living costs
Supplement to pay a security deposit
Supplement to pay a utility security deposit.
Crisis supplement
Advance for lost or stolen family bonus cheque
Advance for lost or stolen child benefits cheque – Canada child benefit
Supplement delayed, suspended or cancelled family bonus
Supplement for delayed, suspended or cancelled Canada child benefit
Guide dog or service dog supplement
School start-up supplement
Provincial senior's supplement
Burial or cremation supplements
Bus pass supplement
Definitions
Access to medical services only
Access to transitional health supplements
General health supplements
Optical supplements
Eye examination supplements
Dental supplements
Crown and bridgework supplement
Denture supplements
Emergency dental and denture supplements
Orthodontic supplement
Dental and optical services– healthy kids program
Diet supplement
Nutritional supplement – short term
Infant formula supplement
Tube feed nutritional supplement
Natal supplement
Health supplement for persons facing life threatening health need
Supplement for alcohol and drug treatment
Alternative hearing assistance supplement
Eligibility for self-employment program
Business plan
Monthly report
Supplement to prevent undue hardship while dealing with outstanding arrest warrant
Transportation supplement (outstanding arrest warrants)
Definitions for Part
How a request to reconsider a decision is made
Time limit for reconsidering decision
Decisions that may not be appealed
Prescribed qualifications for members, vice-chairs and the chair of the tribunal
Rate of remuneration
Commencing an appeal
Time period for scheduled and conducting hearing
Procedures
Notice of determinations and reasons
Confidentiality
Deductions for debts owed
Exemptions from minimum deductions
How assistance is provided
Replacement of lost or stolen assistance cheque
Transition in respect of the change to asset limits
Income Assistance Rates
Income Assistance Rates; 
Section 2, Monthly support allowance; 
Section 4, Monthly shelter allowance; 
Section 5, How shelter rates are calculated; 
Section 8, People receiving special care
Income Assistance Rates;
     Section 2, Monthly support allowance
     Section 4, Monthly shelter allowance
Income Assistance Rates; 
     Section 2, Monthly support allowance; 
     (2)-(5), Calculation of monthly support allowance 
Income assistance rates;
     Section 4, Monthly shelter allowance
Income Assistance Rates;
     Section 8, People receiving special care
Income Assistance Rates
Net Income Calculation
Section 1, Deduction and Exemption Rules
Net Income Calculation
Section 1, Deduction and exemption rules, (a)(xxv)
Section 4, Small business exemption
Section 5, Withdrawals and expenditures from reserve account

Net Income Calculation
Section 10, Backdated family bonus treated as unearned income

Health Supplements
Health Supplements;
     Section 1, Definitions; 
     Section 2.1, Optical supplements;
     Section 2,2, Eye examination supplements
Health Supplements; Section 2, General health supplements;
     (1) (c), Extended medical therapies;
     (2), Maximums for extended medical therapies;
     (3), Clients approved for a supplement under BC Benefits legislation
Health Supplements; 
     Section 1, Definitions; 
     Section 4, Dental supplements; 
     Section 4.1, Crown and bridgework supplement; 
     Section 5, Denture supplements; 
     Section 6, Emergency dental supplements; 
     Section 7, Dental and optical services – healthy kids program
Health Supplements; 
     Section 2, General health supplements; 
          (1) (a), Medical supplies
Health Supplements; 
     Section 2, General health supplements; 
          (1)(f), Medical transportation
Health Supplements; 
     Section 3, Medical equipment and devices
Health supplements; 
     Section 3, Medical equipment and devices; 
     Section 3.11, Hearing instruments
Health supplements; 
     Section 7, Dental and optical services – healthy kids program
Health supplements;
     Section 8, Diet supplements
Health supplements; 
     Section 9, Natal supplements
Health supplements;
     Section 10, Infant formula

Health Supplements;
Section 11, Alternative hearing assistance supplement

Hardship assistance
Hardship Assistance;
​Section 6, Exempt Income and Assets
Employability Screen
Burial and Cremation Costs

 

Definitions
Daily living activities
Prescribed professional

Alternate grounds for designation under section 2 of the Act
 

Process for assessment of eligibility for disability assistance
Application for disability assistance – Stage 1 
Section 4.2, Application for disability assistance – Stage 2
(3)(a), Identification requirements
Citizenship requirements
Effect of applying for other sources of income
Requirement to apply for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits
Limits on income
Asset limits
Asset limits; (1)(x), asset exemptions for approved recipients operating a self-employment business
Asset limits, 10 (2)
Asset development accounts
Assets held in trust for persons with disabilities
Temporary exemption of assets for person applying for disability designation or receiving special care
Effect of recipients being absent from BC for more than 30 days
Definitions for division
Assignment of maintenance rights
Notice of assignment
Effective date of eligibility
Amount of disability assistance 
Disability assistance in the form of transportation support allowance
Consequences of failing to meet employment-related obligations
Consequences of not meeting employment-related obligations; 
     (4), Recipients with no employment obligations
Consequences if dependent youth fails to enter into or comply with employment plan
Effect of failing to pursue or accept income or assets or of disposing of assets
Effect of failing to pursue or accept income or assets or of disposing of assets; 
     (1) and (2), Consequences of failing to pursue or accept income
Effect of failing to pursue or accept income or assets or of disposing of assets; 
     (3), (4), and (5), Consequences of failing to pursue or accept assets
Consequences of failing to provide information or verification when directed
Consequences for providing inaccurate or incomplete information
Monthly reporting requirement
Voluntary reporting
Requirement for eligibility audit
Consequences in relation to outstanding arrest warrants
Hardship assistance is for one calendar month only
Rules about applications, payments, etc.
Applicants who do not meet requirement for social insurance number or proof of identity
Applicants who fail to provide sponsorship information
Family units that have excess income
Applicant on strike or locked out
Family units that have excess assets
Supplement for purchase of co-op housing shares
Pre-natal shelter supplement
Christmas supplement
Training initiative supplement
Clothing supplement for people in special care facilities
Transportation to special care facilities supplement
Bus pass supplement
Reconsideration or appeal supplement
Supplement to obtain proof of identity
Confirmed job supplement
Supplements for moving, transportation, and living costs
Supplement to pay a security deposit
Supplement to pay a utility security deposit.
Crisis supplement
Advance for lost or stolen family bonus cheque
Advance for lost or stolen child benefits cheque – Canada child benefit

 
Supplement for delayed, or suspended or cancelled family bonus cheque 
Supplement for delayed, suspended or cancelled Canada child benefit
Guide dog or service dog supplement
School start-up supplement
Definitions
Access to medical services only
General health supplements
Optical supplements
Eye examination supplements 
Dental supplements
Crown and bridgework supplement
Emergency dental and denture supplements
Orthodontic supplement
Diet supplements
Nutritional Supplements
Nutritional supplement – short term
Tube feed nutritional supplement
Infant formula supplement
Natal supplement
Health supplement for persons facing life threatening health need
Supplement for alcohol and drug treatment
Alternative hearing assistance supplement
Business plan
Monthly report
Supplement to prevent undue hardship while dealing with outstanding arrest warrant
Transportation supplement (outstanding arrest warrants)
How a request to reconsider a decision is made
Time limit for reconsidering decision
Decisions that may not be appealed
Deductions for debts owed
Exemptions from minimum deductions
How assistance is provided
Replacement of lost or stolen assistance cheque
Transition in respect of the change to asset limits
Transition for bus pass supplements – persons with disabilities
 
Disability Assistance Rates
Disability Assistance Rates; 
Section 2, Monthly support allowance; 
Section 4, Monthly shelter allowance; 
Section 5, How shelter rates are calculated; 
Section 8, People receiving special care
Disability Assistance Rates;
     Section 2, Monthly support allowance
     Section 4, Monthly shelter allowance
Disability Assistance Rates;
     Section 2, Monthly support allowance
          (2)-(5), Calculation of monthly support allowance
Disability Assistance Rates
     Section 4, Monthly shelter allowance
Disability Assistance Rates, 
     Section 8, People receiving special care
Disability Assistance Rates
Net Income Calculation
Net Income Calcuation
​Section 1, Deduction and Exemption Rules
Net Income Calculation;
Section 1, Deduction and exemption rules, (a)(xxv)
Section 4, Small business exemption
Section 5, Withdrawals and expenditures from reserve account
Net Income Calculation
Section 10, Portion of backdated family bonus treated as unearned income
Health Supplements
Health Supplements; 
     Section 1, Definitions;
     Section 2.1 Optical supplements;
     Section 2.2, Eye examination supplements
Health Supplements; 
     Section 1, Definitions; 
     Section 4, Dental supplements; 
     Section 4.1, Crown and bridgework supplement; 
     Section 5, Emergency dental supplements
Health Supplements; 
     Section 2, General health supplements 
          (1) (a), Medical supplies 
Health Supplements; 
     Section 2, General health supplements;
          (1) (c), Extended medical therapies;
          (2), Maximums for extended medical therapies;
          (3), Clients approved for a supplement under BC Benefits legislation
Health Supplements; 
     Section 2, General health supplements; 
          (1)(f), Medical transportation
Health Supplements;
     Section 3, Medical equipment and devices
Health supplements;
     Section 3, Medical equipment and devices;
     Section 3.11, Hearing instruments
Health supplements;
     Section 6, Diet supplements
Health Supplements;
     Section 7, monthly nutritional supplement
Health Supplements; 
     Section 8, Natal Supplement
Health Supplements;
     Section 9, Infant formula
Health Supplements;
Section 11, Alternative hearing assistance supplement
Hardship assistance
Hardship Assistance,
Section 6, Exempt Income and Assets

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Access to information
Record of Payments
(1)(c)(i), Information-sharing agreement for purposes of administering the EA Act or EAPWD Act
Demand on third party
Scope of this Act
Information Rights and How to Exercise Them
Exceptions
Notice to Third Parties
Public Interest Paramount
Protection of Privacy
Collection, Protection and Retention of Personal Information by Public Bodies
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information by Public Bodies
Definitions
Public Bodies
Governing Bodies of Professions or Occupations
Who may act for a minor

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Powers and duties of Ombudsperson in administrative matters
Power to obtain information