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Canada Recovery Benefits Act

Version of section 9 from 2021-08-12 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Maximum number of two-week periods

  •  (1) The maximum number of two-week periods in respect of which a Canada recovery benefit is payable to a person is 25 or, if another number of two-week periods is fixed by regulation, that number of two-week periods, minus one for every two weeks for which regular benefits, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Employment Insurance Act, were received by the person during the period beginning on September 27, 2020 and ending on October 23, 2021 in respect of benefit periods, as defined in subsection 2(1) of that Act, that were established on or after September 27, 2020.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (2) The Governor in Council may, by regulation, fix a number of two-week periods for the purpose of subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite subsection (1), the maximum number of two-week periods in respect of which a Canada recovery benefit is payable to a person is, for each time the person is not entitled to the benefit by reason of subparagraph 3(1)(k)(ii) or (l)(ii), the maximum number that it otherwise would be under subsection (1) and this subsection less the number five.

  • 2020, c. 12, s. 2 “9”
  • 2021, c. 23, s. 291
  • SOR/2021-204, s. 1

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