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B.C. Reg. 48/2010
O.C. 102/2010
Deposited March 1, 2010
effective April 1, 2010
This consolidation is current to September 14, 2021.

Employment and Assistance Act

Child in the Home of a Relative
Program Transition Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 16/2011, February 3, 2011]

Child in home of relative transition

1   The provisions referring to a child in the home of a relative, or otherwise applying in relation to such a child or the relative with whom such a child resides, of the Employment and Assistance Regulation, B.C. Reg. 263/2002, and of the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Regulation, B.C. Reg. 265/2002, as those regulations read on March 31, 2010, continue to apply in relation to

(a) a child in the home of a relative who was eligible to receive income assistance under section 6 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation, on March 31, 2010,

(b) a child whose application under section 6 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation was received on or before March 31, 2010 and approved on or after that date, and

(c) the family unit of a relative with whom a child referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) was residing on March 31, 2010,

until the date the child ceases to be eligible for income assistance under section 6 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation as it read on March 31, 2010.

Additional audit powers

2   (1) In this section, "section 34.1" means section 34.1 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation, B.C. Reg. 263/2002, as it read immediately before its repeal on March 31, 2010.

(2) For the purposes of the application of section 34.1 (1) as it applies under section 1 of this regulation, on or after the date this section comes into force,

(a) the minister may also conduct a review of all records obtained under the Child, Family and Community Service Act, the Family and Child Service Act, S.B.C. 1980, c. 11, and the current and former Adoption Act, pertaining to the persons referred to in section 34.1 (1) (a) (i) and (ii), and

(b) the written authorizations under section 34.1 (2) (b) must permit the minister to use and disclose information about a person referred to in section 34.1 (2) (b) (i) or (ii) for the purpose of conducting a review under paragraph (a) of this subsection.

[en. B.C. Reg. 16/2011.]

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Employment and Assistance Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 40, section 35]