O. Reg. 614/00: GENERAL
filed November 24, 2000 under Ontario Works Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 25, Sched. ASkip to content
ontario regulation 614/00
made under the
ontario works act, 1997
Made: November 22, 2000
Filed: November 24, 2000
Amending O. Reg. 134/98
1. Ontario Regulation 134/98 is amended by adding the following section:
15.1 (1) If an applicant or recipient or a spouse or same-sex partner included in the benefit unit has applied for income support under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997, the administrator may require, as a condition of eligibility for basic financial assistance, that the member of the benefit unit or the person authorized to act for that member agree in writing to reimburse all or any part of the assistance, if, upon final disposition of the application under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997, the applicant or recipient or the spouse or same-sex partner is determined to be not eligible for income support under that Act.
(2) The amount of reimbursement required by an agreement referred to in subsection (1) shall be the lesser of,
(a) the financial assistance provided to the benefit unit during the months in which the asset limit set out in subsection 38 (2) was applied to the benefit unit by virtue of the application under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997; and
(b) the value of the assets for the benefit unit that was in excess of the asset limit set out in subsection 38 (1) on the day of the final disposition of the application.
(3) For the purpose of subsection 19 (2) of the Act, the prescribed overpayment amount is the amount that would have been payable to the administrator under an agreement made under subsection (1).
2. Paragraph 6 of subsection 27 (2) of the Regulation is revoked.
3. Subsection 66 (3) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:
(3) Subsection (2) does not apply with respect to a person’s interest in land that includes a principal residence until the person has been a recipient or beneficiary of basic financial assistance for a total of 12 months within any five-year period.
4. (1) Sections 1 and 2 come into force on April 1, 2001.
(2) Section 3 comes into force on April 1, 2002.