189. For the purposes of section 101 of the Act, the Minister withholds part of the financial assistance granted on a weekly basis other than additional expenses, up to $13 per week, except as provided hereunder:
(1) if the recoverable amount is owed because of a false declaration, $26 per week; and
(2) if the recoverable amount is owed because of a false declaration and the debtor has already owed such an amount pursuant to the Act, $52 per week.
Despite the first paragraph, if the debtor is a participant in the Aim for Employment Program or his or her spouse, the Minister suspends the withholding at the beginning of each month until the end of participation.
O.C. 1073-2006, s. 189; O.C. 1085-2017, s. 281.