An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (hearing impairment)

This bill was last introduced in the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2019.

Sponsor

Peter Julian  NDP

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Introduced, as of April 22, 2016
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment adds a new paragraph 118.‍4(1)‍(b.‍01) to and amends subparagraph 118.‍4(1)‍(c)‍(iv) of the Income Tax Act to establish that the ability of an individual with a hearing impairment to perform a basic activity of daily living is markedly restricted when the individual is unable to hear without the use of assistive listening devices. It also defines a basic activity of daily living in relation to an individual with a hearing impairment.

Elsewhere

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