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Can a parent meet the in-care requirements when separated from a child because of illness?
If your physical illness or disability causes you to be separated from a child under age 16, you may have a child in care if you are:
Supervising the child's activities; and
Participating in the important decisions about the child's physical and mental needs.
Last Revised: March, 2001
- Separation Due to Child's School Attendance
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- When does a parent NOT meet the in-care requirements?
- How do you prove that a child is in your care?
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