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Canada Pension Plan

Version of section 99 from 2013-03-01 to 2017-03-02:

Marginal note:Application to be signed by applicant

  •  (1) An application for a Social Insurance Number shall be signed by the applicant in his own hand but where the applicant is unable to sign his own name, he may attest the application by making his mark in the presence of two witnesses whose names and signatures shall be shown thereon.

  • Marginal note:Change of name

    (2) When the name of an individual to whom a Social Insurance Number has been assigned changes, by reason of marriage or otherwise, the individual shall inform the Minister of their new name, unless they have already so informed another authority empowered to receive that information,

    • (a) if the individual is employed in pensionable employment, within 60 days after the day on which the change of name becomes effective; or

    • (b) if the individual is not employed in pensionable employment but later becomes so employed, or is required to make a contribution under this Act in respect of their self-employed earnings, within 60 days after the day on which the individual becomes so employed or after the first day on or before which they are required under section 33 to pay any amount as or on account of the contribution required to be made by them in respect of those earnings, as the case may be.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-8, s. 99
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 306

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