Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Regulations

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Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Regulations

C.R.C., c. 399CHILDREN OF DECEASED VETERANS EDUCATION ASSISTANCE ACT
Regulations Respecting Education Assistance to Children of Deceased VeteransShort Title

1 These Regulations may be cited as the Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Regulations.
SOR/91-310, s. 2.

Interpretation

2 In these Regulations, Act means the Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Act.
SOR/2005-171, s. 1.

Allowances

3 An allowance under the Act to or in respect of a student shall be computed and paid on a monthly basis during the academic year of the educational institution in which the student is taking his course of education or instruction, up to the end of the week during which the student’s final examination for the academic year is held.

Annual Adjustment of Allowances

4 (1) When the monthly allowance specified in paragraphs 4(1)(a) and (b) of the Act is adjusted annually pursuant to section 9 of the Act,

(a) the product obtained by multiplying the amount referred to in paragraph (1)(a) of that section by the ratio referred to in paragraph (1)(b) of that section shall be adjusted to the nearest cent in accordance with subsection (2) of this section; and
(b) the quotient obtained from the ratio referred to in paragraph (1)(b) of that section shall be expressed as a decimal fraction in accordance with subsection (3) of this section.

(2) Where the product referred to in paragraph (1)(a) contains a fractional part of a dollar represented by three or more digits,

(a) the third and subsequent digits shall be dropped if the third digit is less than five; and
(b) the second digit shall be increased by one and the third and subsequent digits shall be dropped if the third digit is five or greater than five.

(3) Where the quotient referred to in paragraph (1)(b) contains a fraction that is less than one, that fraction shall be expressed as a decimal fraction of four digits after the decimal point and

(a) the third digit after the decimal point shall remain unchanged and the fourth digit after the decimal point shall be dropped if the fourth digit after the decimal point is less than five; and
(b) the third digit after the decimal point shall be increased by one and the fourth digit after the decimal point shall be dropped if the fourth digit after the decimal point is five or greater than five.

SOR/91-310, s. 3.

Costs of Education

5 (1) The costs of education or instruction that may be paid in respect of a student under the Act to an educational institution in which the student is taking his course of education or instruction include

(a) tuition fees;
(b) instrument rental fees;
(c) library fees;
(d) registration fees;
(e) regular examination fees; and
(f) student activity fees and similar fees as specified in educational institution calendars.

(2) Costs that may not be paid on behalf of a student under the Act include

(a) fees for supplemental examinations or examinations for repeated courses;
(b) fees for registration in professional organizations such as law societies, medical and dental associations and engineering societies; and
(c) refundable caution money or deposits.

(3) The costs of education or instruction payable under the Act in respect of a student

(a) shall not exceed $4,198.18 for any 12-month period; and
(b) may be paid at such times and subject to such conditions in respect of the student as the Minister may arrange with the educational institution.

SOR/86-807, s. 1;
SOR/2005-171, s. 2.

Annual Adjustment of Maximum Costs of Education and Instruction

5.1 The amount referred to in paragraph 5(3)(a) shall be adjusted, on the first day of each calendar year, in the same manner as the basic monthly amount of an allowance is adjusted under section 9 of the Act.
SOR/2005-171, s. 3.

Allowance May Be Terminated

6 Any allowance authorized under the Act to or in respect of a student may be terminated

(a) in the event of the failure of the student to comply with the rules and regulations of the educational institution in which the student is taking his course of education or instruction; or
(b) in the event that the progress or standard of achievement of the student is considered unsatisfactory by the head of the educational institution and the Minister.

Counselling

7 The Department shall, as directed by the Minister, provide counselling and guidance to assist potential students and their parents or guardians in planning and implementing appropriate educational programs.