Approved Regulatory Proposals

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1. EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY SUSPENSION PERIOD - BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT 2. EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY SUSPENSION PERIOD - CORPORATIONS ACT 3. EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY SUSPENSION PERIOD - CO-OPERATIVE CORPORATIONS ACT 4. EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY SUSPENSION PERIOD - CONDOMINIUM ACT, 1998

These regulations extend the "temporary suspension period" during which temporary legislative amendments under the Business Corporations Act, Corporations Act, Co-operative Corporations Act and Condominium Act, 1998 to enable corporations to call and hold virtual meetings, notwithstanding any restrictions are effective until May 31, 2021.
Effective Date:  October 1, 2020

Designation of Public Service Agencies: O. Reg. 606/20 amending O. Reg. 398/93

Designation of six new agencies under the French Language Services Act and amendments to two existing designations.
Effective Date:  October 30, 2020

Amendment to a Regulation under the Housing Services Act, 2011 to remove a project from a Schedule of Designated Housing Projects

In October 2020, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing approved the request and made O.Reg. 564/20 removing the housing project from O.Reg. 368/11.
Effective Date:  October 8, 2020

Amendment to O. Reg. 664/98 under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act

Amend Ontario Regulation 664/98 under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997 to temporarily suspend commercial fish royalty payments charged to licensed commercial fishers for fish landed in the calendar year 2020.
Effective Date:  October 23, 2020

Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of Civil Procedure).

Amendments to Rule 12 (Class Proceedings and Other Representative Proceedings) of Regulation 194.
Effective Date:  October 1, 2020

Amendment to Regulation 950

Proceedings Commenced by Certificate of Offence
Effective Date:  October 29, 2020

Amendment to Regulation 340/94

Highway Traffic Act
Effective Date:  October 1, 2020

Phase 1 Regulations (Incorporation and Advertising Terms) - Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020

The Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020 (TRESA, 2020) received Royal Assent on March 4, 2020. TRESA, 2020 amends the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002, the legislation that governs real estate brokerages, brokers and salespersons (registrants). The government is now beginning the process of consulting on the first phase of regulations required to bring these legislative changes into force.
Effective Date:  October 1, 2020

Repeal three spent regulations under the Northern Services Boards Act (NSBA)

We are proposing to repeal the following three spent regulations made to dissolve Local Services Boards (LSBs): 1. O. Reg 109/16 Order for Dissolution - Local Services Board of Missanabie 2. O. Reg 6/12 Order for Dissolution - Local Services Board of Savant Lake; and 3. O. Reg 278/10 Order for Dissolution - Local Services Board of Eva Marion Lake.
Effective Date:  October 14, 2020

College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO), College of Optometrists of Ontario (COO) and College of Chiropodists of Ontario (COCOO) Spousal Exception Regulations

The CDHO, the CCO and the COCOO are proposing regulations to permit their members to treat their spouses.
Effective Date:  October 8, 2020

Proposed changes to the AgriInsurance Program - Contract of Insurance and Appeals

The ministry is proposing amendments to regulations under the Agricultural Products Insurance Act, 1996 (APIA) to improve the client experience, reduce paperwork burden and improve fairness of the appeals process for the 14,000 AgriInsurance customers. Specifically, amendments are being proposed that, if approved, would enable AgriCorp to reduce the amount of paperwork farmers must review or complete, and ensure that farmers enrolled in the program have adequate time to prepare and file appeals.
Effective Date:  October 19, 2020

Amendment of Regulation O. Reg. 329/04 (General) under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) to Enable Proclamation of Part V.1 of PHIPA

The Ministry of Health is proceeding with posting a notice of a proposed regulation under PHIPA for public consultation in the period May 26 to July 10, 2020. The proposed amendments to O. Reg. 329/04 (General) under PHIPA (the PHIPA Regulation) fall under two categories and would allow amendments to existing regulation and create the regulatory provisions to enable PHIPA Part V.1 to be proclaimed in force.
Effective Date:  October 1, 2020

Transitioning to the Ontario Energy Board's new governance structure

This proposed regulation would amend Ontario Regulation 328/03 (general regulation) and address a number of transitional matters as the OEB moves to a new governance structure
Effective Date:  October 1, 2020

College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario

Proposed Spousal Exemption Regulation
Effective Date:  October 8, 2020

College of Chiropodists of Ontario

Amending O. Reg. 203/94 (General) under the Chiropody Act, 1991 to add a new part to the regulation: Spousal Patient Exemption to the Sexual Abuse Provisions of the Code
Effective Date:  October 8, 2020

College of Optometrists of Ontario

Proposed Regulation- Spousal Exception made under the Optometry Act, 1991.
Effective Date:  October 8, 2020