Outstanding Warrants and Welfare
This script explains that, as of June 1, 2010, you cannot get welfare in BC if there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest. It describes when the rule applies and the exceptions to it.View website
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- The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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- last reviewed
- January 2014 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
- resource type
- self-help & forms
- warrant, outstanding warrant, welfare, indictable offence, hybrid offence, arrest, charged with a crime, cut off welfare, reconsideration, appeal, financial help
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