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Alternative verification procedure--certain persons who receive social security benefits

             (1)  The alternative verification procedure for a person who is a signatory to an account and who:

                     (a)  is unable to comply with the checks mentioned in section 10; and

                     (b)  produces to the identifying cash dealer, not more than 3 months after the date on which it was issued, a letter of introduction from an employee of the Human Services Department;

consists of the verification by that identifying cash dealer of the identity of the person from that letter of introduction.

             (2)  Verification of the identity of a signatory under the alternative verification procedure specified in subsection (1) is worth 100 points.

             (3)  In this section:

"letter of introduction " means a letter signed by the signatory and an employee of the Human Services Department to the effect that:

                     (a)  the signatory receives a social security payment; and

                     (b)  the signatory's signature has been verified from the records of the Department.

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