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

Sponsor

Peter Julian  NDP

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

Status

Introduced, as of April 22, 2016

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Summary

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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.

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