Statute
Death benefit for spouse

156   (1) Subject to the regulations, a spouse of a deceased is entitled to a lump sum death benefit, up to a maximum of the prescribed amount.

(2) The corporation must calculate and determine the death benefit to which a spouse is entitled under subsection (1) in accordance with the regulations.

Death benefit for dependent

157   (1) Subject to the regulations, a dependent of a deceased is entitled to a lump sum death benefit, up to a maximum of the prescribed amount.

(2) The corporation must calculate and determine the death benefit to which a dependent is entitled under subsection (1) in accordance with the regulations.

Regs
Death benefits

92   (1) The corporation must pay, if the death of an insured is caused by an accident for which benefits are provided under this Part, a death benefit as follows:

(a) if the deceased insured is survived by one spouse and no supported persons, a single lump sum amount of $30 000 payable to the spouse;

(b) if the deceased insured is survived by one spouse and one or more supported persons,

(i) a single lump sum amount of $30 000 payable to the spouse, and

(ii) a single lump sum amount of $6 000 payable to each supported person;


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