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CPP Disability Pension Guide: CPP Benefits, Practice and Procedures, 2nd Edition

This guide is a practical resource that provides guidance on the benefits available through the Canada Pension Plan, and the adjudicative process which governs CPP disputes.
Publication Language: English
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$195.00
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Softcover | 1,040 pages

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433477716

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CPP Disability Pension Guide, 2nd Edition is a practical resource that provides guidance on the benefits available through the Canada Pension Plan, and the adjudicative process which governs CPP disputes.


The CPP adjudicative process is increasingly complex with new and daunting regulations and standards of review. The issues being argued before each stage of the system have changed, and the decisions resolving these issues have become more probative and lengthy in response making precedent cases matter more than ever. Find ready answers to cut your preparation time with practical, solution-oriented features and expert commentary in this handy guide.


What's new in this edition?

  • Up-to-date commentary on all CPP benefits
  • Discussion and commentary on the Social Security Tribunal, its creation, powers, and standard of review
  • Expert analysis of relevant case law and legislation
  • Case summary charts of the most common and pressing topics addressed by the Social Security Tribunal
  • Guidance on how to navigate the adjudicative process

Tables, Policies and Procedures for easy reference
The Appendices are full of essential practice information, including:

  • Disability tables for specific alleged disabilities and an introduction as to how such allegations are received and dealt with in the CPP adjudicative process
  • A series of summary encapsulations of frequently-encountered issues in CPP litigation
  • CPP Adjudication Framework, a composite policy document that guides the Minister in approving or denying CPP-DD applications at the Ministerial level
  • Part V of the Department of Employment and Social Development Act (DESDA), an Act that impacts the Tribunal's procedural determination of a CPP application at the Tribunal adjudicative level
  • SST Regulations, which, in addition to the DESDA, provides a procedural framework for the Tribunal level's determination of a CPP application
  • SST Policies, guidelines which, helps the SST in its adjudicative function as well as the SST's Practice Directive. The policies deal with incomplete appeals and also with how to select a mode of hearing
  • Sample documents to assist CPP practitioners and adjudicators in preparing for a CPP-D hearing

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: CPP-D- Defining Disability
Chapter 3: CPP-D- Proving Disability
Chapter 4: CPP Special Situations
Chapter 5: Disabled Contributor's Child's Benefit (DCCB)
Chapter 6: Retirement and Death Benefits: CPP-R, PRB, CPP-S, OB and DB
Chapter 7: The CPP Adjudicative Process
Chapter 8: Tactical Advice
Appendix 1: Case Law Tables by Disability
Appendix 2: Tell Me What I Need to Know
Appendix 3: At the Ministerial Level: the CPP Adjudication Framework
Appendix 4: At the SST Level: Part V of the Department of Employment and Social Development Act (DESDA)
Appendix 5: At the SST Level: the SST Regulations
Appendix 6: At the SST Level: the SST Policies and Practice Directives
Appendix 7: Contingency Fee Agreement
Appendix 8: CPP-D Case Organizational Sheet: SST GD Stage
Appendix 9: CPP-D Sample Medical Report Request Letter