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Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2018-04-26 to 2024-04-01:

 Notwithstanding any other provision of this Part,

  • (a) no interest is payable to the extent that the interest accrued as a result of

    • (i) any error made or delay caused by Her Majesty, or an authorized agent of Her Majesty, in processing a payment or establishing an amount payable, or

    • (ii) a breakdown or other failure in the system or communication links customarily used by the Government of Canada to process payments; and

  • (b) no interest is payable on an outstanding amount due for a period in respect of a program or service if the total amount payable for the period, including accrued interest, is less than the minimum amount for which a demand for payment would normally be issued, as established by the deputy head responsible for the program or service and published for the purpose of this paragraph on a Government of Canada website.

  • SOR/2018-89, s. 5

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