Children’s Special Allowances Act
Marginal note:Monthly special allowance
3 (1) Subject to this Act, there shall be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, for each month, a special allowance in the amount determined for that month by or pursuant to section 8 in respect of each child who
(a) is maintained
(i) by a department or agency of the government of Canada or a province, or
(ii) by an agency appointed by a province, including an authority established under the laws of a province, or by an agency appointed by such an authority, for the purpose of administering any law of the province for the protection and care of children,
and who resides in an institution, a group foster home, the private home of foster parents or in the private home of a guardian, tutor or other individual occupying a similar role for the month, under a decree, order or judgment of a competent tribunal; or
(b) is maintained by an institution licensed or otherwise authorized under the law of the province to have the custody or care of children.
Marginal note:Use of special allowance
(2) A special allowance shall be applied exclusively toward the care, maintenance, education, training or advancement of the child in respect of whom it is paid.
- 1992, c. 48, s. 23 (Sch., s. 3)
- 2004, c. 26, s. 17
- 2011, c. 24, s. 150
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