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Newfoundland and Labrador
Income and Employment
Support Regulations (Amendment)
(Filed November 1, 2017)
Under the authority of section 52 of the Income and Employment Support Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.
1. Section 27 of the Income and Employment Support Regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following:
(5) Notwithstanding subsection (3), when determining the amount for funeral expenses with respect to a deceased person who was a recipient of income support at the time of his or her death, an officer shall deduct only
(a) any monies held in trust for the deceased person's funeral expenses; and
(b) a death benefit from any source to which the estate of the deceased person is entitled.