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ontario regulation 53/18

made under the

Ontario Drug Benefit Act

Made: February 7, 2018
Filed: March 1, 2018
Published on e-Laws: March 2, 2018
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: March 17, 2018

Amending O. Reg. 201/96


1. Section 2 of Ontario Regulation 201/96 is amended by adding the following subsection:

(1.1) In addition to the classes listed in subsection (1), a person is prescribed as an eligible person for the purposes of section 2 of the Act if,

(a) the person is receiving basic income payments under the basic income pilot program administered by the Ministry of Community and Social Services; and

(b) immediately before receiving those payments, the person was entitled to receive drug benefits under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 or the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997.

2. Subsection 3 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “subsection 2 (1)” in the portion before paragraph 1 and substituting “subsections 2 (1) and (1.1)”.


3. This Regulation is deemed to have come into force on July 1, 2017.