Human Resources Legislative Update
CPP Regulations Amended to Define “Substantially Gainful” Occupation
Date: June 23, 2014
On June 18, 2014, Regulations Amending the Canada Pension Plan Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette.
As previously reported, the Regulations amend the Canada Pension Plan Regulations to prescribe the meaning of “‘substantially gainful’, in respect of an occupation” in subsections 42(1) and 89(1) of the Canada Pension Plan, one of the factors relevant to determining when a person is deemed disabled for disability pension purposes. The Regulations came into effect on the date of registration, or May 29, 2014.