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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2008


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 41/08

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 41/08

Income and Employment Support Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Income and Employment Support Act
(O.C. 2008-180)

(Filed June 26, 2008)

Under the authority of section 52 of the Income and Employment Support Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. Johnís, June 26, 2008.

Sandra Barnes
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


††††††† 1. S.12 Amdt
Exemptions

††††††† 2. S.16 Amdt.
Rent or mortgage

††††††† 3. S.19 Amdt.
Other income support

††††††† 4. S.22 Amdt.
Special needs - eye examinations

††††††† 5. S.23 Amdt.
Special needs - eye glasses

††††††† 6. S.24 R&S
Special needs - dentures

††††††† 7. Commencement


NLR 144/04
as amended

††††††† 1. Paragraph 12(a) of the Income and Employment Support Regulations is repealed and the following substituting:

†††††††††††† (a)for the sum of income described in subparagraphs 8(d)(i), (ii) and (iii)

††††††††††††††††††††† (i)for a single adult, 100% of income up to $75 plus 20% of income in excess of $75,

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii)for 2 or more persons, 100% of income up to $150 plus 20% of income in excess of $150,

††††††††††††††††††† (iii)for a person requiring supportive services, 100% of income up to $150, plus 20% of income in excess of $150, and

††††††††††††††††††† (iv)for 2 or more persons where at least one person is a person requiring supportive services, 100% of income up to $250, plus 20% of income in excess of $250;

 

††††††† 2. Subparagraphs 16(1)(a)(i) and (ii) of the regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

††††††††††††††††††††† (i)for an adult living alone in a rented room or apartment, an amount up to $149, or

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii)for 2 or more people in a rented room or apartment, an amount up to $372; and

 

††††††† 3. (1) Paragraph 19(1)(h) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

†††††††††††† (h)for a recipient maintaining a residence in a coastal Labrador community, an amount of $150;

†††††††††††† (2)Paragraph 19(1)(j) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

††††††††††††† (j)an amount of $60 for each recipient or dependent with diabetes receiving income support where that personís diabetes has been certified by an approved professional;

†††††††††††† (3)Paragraph 19(1)(m) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

††††††††††† (m)for

††††††††††††††††††††† (i)a dependent student, or

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii)a single person between the ages of 18 and 21 who is maintaining a household and receiving income support in his or her own right and

who is in full time attendance at high school, an amount determined by the minister not to exceed the maximum amount for one child provided under the Canada Child Tax Benefit and the Newfoundland and Labrador child benefit;

 

††††††† 4. Subsection 22(4) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

†††††††††††† (4)The amount for eye examinations is $55.

 

††††††† 5. Subsection 23(6) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

†††††††††††† (6)Special needs assistance for eye glasses shall be

†††††††††††† (a)for single vision eye glasses, up to $125; or

†††††††††††† (b)for bi-focal eye glasses, up to $175.

 

††††††† 6. Section 24 of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Special needs-dentures

††††† 24. (1) Where a recipient has been receiving income support for a 6 month period and that recipient, including his or her dependents, has a special needs assistance requirement for dentures, the recipient may receive the following:

†††††††††††† (a)the maximum amounts where denture service is provided by a dentist are, for

††††††††††††††††††††† (i)an upper set, including laboratory fees, up to $718,

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii)a lower set, including laboratory fees, up to $718,

††††††††††††††††††† (iii)a complete set, including upper, lower and laboratory fees, up to $1118,

††††††††††††††††††† (iv)partial dentures including laboratory fees, up to $360,

†††††††††††††††††††† (v)an immediate post extraction insertion, up to $532,

††††††††††††††††††† (vi)a reline including laboratory fees, up to $211, and

†††††††††††††††††† (vii)repairs at an amount of $42 per 15 minutes to maximum of $120; or

†††††††††††† (b)the maximum amounts where denture service is provided by a denturist are, for

††††††††††††††††††††† (i)an upper set, up to $580,

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii)a lower set, up to $580,

††††††††††††††††††† (iii)a complete set, including upper and lower set, up to $931,

††††††††††††††††††† (iv)a re-line, up to $127,

†††††††††††††††††††† (v)repairs at an amount of $34 per 15 minute maximum, up to $90; and

††††††††††††††††††† (vi)partial dentures, including laboratory fees, up to $300.

Commencement

††††††† 7. These regulations shall come into force on July 1, 2008