BILL NO. 214
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
57 Elizabeth II, 2008
Private Member's Bill
Employment Support and Income Assistance Act
Cape Breton South
First Reading: November 7, 2008
This Bill amends the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act to provide that the Minister may not consider the Canada Child Tax Benefit when determining the eligibility of a person for assistance or the level of assistance to a person under any enactment administered by the Minister.
An Act to Amend Chapter 27
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Acts of 2000,
the Employment Support
and Income Assistance Act
1 Chapter 27 of the Acts of 2000, the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 7 the following Section:
7A Notwithstanding any enactment, the Minister may not include the Canada Child Tax Benefit as income, assets or other resources of a person in determining the eligibility of that person for assistance or employment services or the level of assistance to that person under this Act or any other enactment administered by the Minister.
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