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1st Session, 41st Parliament,
60-61 Elizabeth II, 2011-2012
house of commons of canada
An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (application for supplement)
R.S., c. O-9
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Subsection 11(3) of the Old Age Security Act is replaced by the following:
Application deemed to be made and approved
(3) An application under subsection (2) is deemed to have been made by a person and approved on the day on which the person reached sixty-five years of age, if the information in support of the application has been made available to the Minister under this Act. The Minister shall take all necessary measures to obtain the information and, if the information is obtained, the Minister shall give written notice to the person before payment of the supplement commences.
Withdrawal of application
(3.1) An applicant may withdraw an application for a supplement by giving a written notice of the withdrawal to the Minister at any time before payment of the supplement commences.
Effect of withdrawal
(3.2) If an application for a supplement is withdrawn under subsection (3.1), the withdrawn application shall not after that time be used for the purpose of determining the applicant’s eligibility for a supplement, and the approval of a new application for a supplement shall not be effective as of the day on which the applicant attained the age of sixty-five years.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons