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Version of section 101 from 2007-05-03 to 2012-06-28:

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) requiring employers to distribute to their employees applications and other material relating to applications for Social Insurance Numbers;

    • (b) prescribing districts for purposes of assigning Social Insurance Numbers, in which persons who reside therein may file their applications for Social Insurance Numbers and, having regard to the public convenience, the place or places within each district at which those persons may apply;

    • (c) prescribing the conditions on which and manner in which Social Insurance Number Cards that have been lost or destroyed may be replaced;

    • (d) authorizing the Minister and the Minister of National Revenue to cause a Social Insurance Number to be assigned and a Social Insurance Number Card to be issued to any individual who has not earlier been assigned a Social Insurance Number;

    • (d.1) prescribing or defining anything that, by this Part, is to be prescribed or defined;

    • (d.2) respecting the use of electronic means to create, communicate, make available, collect, receive, store or otherwise deal with a document or information under this Part, including

      • (i) the technology or process, and the format, that must be used,

      • (ii) the place where an electronic document is to be made or sent,

      • (iii) the time and circumstances when an electronic document is considered to be sent or received and the place where it is considered to have been sent or received,

      • (iv) the technology or process to be used to make or verify an electronic signature and the manner in which the signature is to be used, and

      • (v) the circumstances in which an electronic document must be signed with an electronic signature or a secure electronic signature;

    • (d.3) providing that a requirement under a provision of this Part to provide a document or information by non-electronic means is satisfied by the provision of an electronic document if the prescribed conditions, if any, have been complied with; and

    • (e) generally for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Part.

  • Marginal note:Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

    (2) In paragraphs (1)(d.2) and (d.3), “electronic document”, “electronic signature” and “secure electronic signature” have the same meaning as in subsection 31(1) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-8, s. 101
  • R.S., 1985, c. 30 (2nd Supp.), s. 52
  • 1995, c. 33, s. 42
  • 2007, c. 11, s. 10

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