The Social Allowances Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. S160

The Social Allowances Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Provision of essential supplies services, and care.
3 Payment of monthly social allowance.
4 Determination of amount.
5 Persons to whom social allowances are payable.
(2) Financial resources of parents.
(3) Social allowance to employed persons.
(4) Special care defined.
(5) Common law relationships.
6 Establishment of cost of basic necessities.
7 Fixing of amount by director.
(2) Sufficient for basic necessities.
(3) Matters taken into consideration.
(4) Effect of receipt of pension.
(5) Bringing an action on behalf of recipient.
8 Establishment of legal aid as a benefit.
(2) Legal aid an additional benefit.
(3) Legal aid grants deemed to be for this sec.
9 Discontinuance, reduction, suspension or increase in allowance.
(2) Notice to recipient or applicant.
(3) Right of appeal.
(4) Notice of appeal.
(5) Hearing of appeal.
(6) Respondent to provide certain documents.
(7) Hearing of appeal.
(8) Disposal of appeal.
(9) Further appeal.
(10) Leave for further appeal.
(11) Application of section to a municipality.
(12) Rules of practice.
(13) Waiver of fees.
(14) Fixing of costs.
10 Application for assistance by indigent not receiving social allowance.
(2) Application where (1) does not apply.
11 Grants to municipalities.
(2) Minimum grants.
(3) Certain municipal costs not subject to grants.
(4) Returns to be filed.
(5) Calculation of grants and requisition of cheques.
(6) Assistance deemed to be municipal assistance.
(7) Recovery of assistance to non-residents.
12 Restrictions on grants under sections 13 and 14.
13 Grants for increased staff.
14 Work activity projects by municipality.
(2) Social services provided by municipality.
15 Agreements with Canada.
16 Agreements with other provinces.
17 Administration and annual report.
(2) Tabling of report.
18 Applications.
(2) Form of application.
19 Regulations.
(2) Retroactive regulation.
(3) Retroactive regulations.
20 Recovery of payments made in error or on false statements.
(2) Recovery from person liable for maintenance.
(3) Deductions from recipients.
(4) Unpaid balance continued as debt.
21 Registration of statement.
(2) Lien.
(3) No affidavit of execution.
(4) Discharge of lien.
(5) Notice
22 Offence and penalty.
(2) Repayment of moneys.
(3) Filing of order in court.
(4) Limitation.