Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 155, Number 51: Regulations Amending the Apprentice Loans Regulations
December 18, 2021
Apprentice Loans Act
Canada Student Financial Assistance Act
Department of Employment and Social Development
REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT
For the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, see the Regulations Amending the Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations.
PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT
Notice is given that the Governor in Council, pursuant to section 12 of the Apprentice Loans Act footnote a and section 15 footnote b of the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act footnote c, proposes to make the annexed Regulations Amending the Apprentice Loans Regulations.
Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 60 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, and the date of publication of this notice, and be sent to the following email address: EDSC.PCAFE.DEF.INV-DIS.DEF.CSFAP.ESDC@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca.
Ottawa, December 9, 2021
Acting Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council
Regulations Amending the Apprentice Loans Regulations
1 (1) The definition severe permanent disability in subsection 1(1) of the Apprentice Loans Regulations footnote 1 is replaced by the following:
- severe permanent disability
- means a functional limitation caused by a physical, mental, intellectual, cognitive, learning, communication or sensory impairment that prevents a person from performing the daily activities necessary to participate in the labour force in a manner that is substantially gainful, as defined in section 68.1 of the Canada Pension Plan Regulations, and is expected to remain with the person for their expected life. (invalidité grave et permanente)
(2) The definition permanent disability in subsection 1(2) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
- permanent disability
- means a functional limitation caused by a physical, mental, intellectual, cognitive, learning, communication or sensory impairment that restricts the ability of a person to perform the daily activities necessary to participate in an apprenticeship program or in the labour force and that is expected to remain with the person for the person’s expected life. (invalidité permanente)
(3) Subsection 1(2) of the Regulations is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:
- persistent or prolonged disability
- means a functional limitation caused by a physical, mental, intellectual, cognitive, learning, communication or sensory impairment that restricts the ability of a person to perform the daily activities necessary to participate in an apprenticeship program or in the labour force and has lasted, or is expected to last, for a period of at least 12 months. (invalidité persistante ou prolongée)
2 (1) Subparagraph 12(1)(b)(i) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
- (i) the borrower has either a permanent disability or a persistent or prolonged disability, and
(2) The portion of paragraph 12(2)(a) of the Regulations before subparagraph (i) is replaced by the following:
- (a) in the case of a borrower who has either a permanent disability or a persistent or prolonged disability
(3) Subparagraph 12(3)(a)(i) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
- (i) in the case of a borrower who has either a permanent disability or a persistent or prolonged disability, 114 months minus the number of months that have passed since the applicable day referred to in paragraph 10(1)(b), and
Coming into Force
3 These Regulations come into force on August 1, 2022.
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