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Newfoundland Regulation 2000


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 54/00

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 54/00

Social Assistance Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Social Assistance Act
(O.C. 2000-468)

(Filed August 22, 2000)

Under the authority of section 30 of the Social Assistance Act, the Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, August 16, 2000.

John R. Cummings
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.6 Amdt.
Maximum monthly assistance

        2.   S.12 Amdt.
Liquid assets

        3.   Commencement


CNR 1027/96
as amended

        1. (1) Paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Social Assistance Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (a)  a family or single benefit for food, clothing, personal care, fuel, household maintenance and utilities

 

1 adult

with no dependent children

$417

1 adult

with dependent children

550

2 adults

with or without dependent children

590

3 adults

with or without dependent children

685

4 adults

with or without dependent children

780

             (2)  Paragraphs 6(1)(c) and (d) of the regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

             (c)  where the landlord is not a relative, for shelter, food, clothing and personal care

 

1 adult

with no dependent children

$395

1 adult

with dependent children

550

2 adults

with or without dependent children

590

3 adults

with or without dependent children

685

4 adults

with or without dependent children

780

             (d)  where the landlord is a relative, for shelter, food, clothing and personal care

 

1 adult

with no dependent children

$251

1 adult

with dependent children

453

2 adults

without dependent children

500

2 adults

with dependent children

590

3 adults

with or without dependent children

685

4 adults

with or without dependent children

780

             (3)  Paragraph 6(1)(j) of the regulations is amended by deleting the amount "$731" and substituting the amount "$761".

        2. Subsection 12(1) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Liquid assets

      12. (1) An officer of the department may not grant social assistance

             (a)  to an adult, if his or her liquid assets are in excess of $500; and

             (b)  to a family, if its combined liquid assets are in excess of $1,500.

Commencement

        3. (1) Section 1 shall be considered to have come into force on July 1, 2000.

             (2)  Section 2 shall come into force on October 1, 2000.