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O. Reg. 110/21 under the Estates Act (Small Estates).

New regulation to prescribe the maximum value of a small estate for the purposes of the Estates Act.
Effective Date:  April 1, 2021

Community Involvement Graduation Requirements - Removal of Requirement for Paper-based Forms

Update the policy for the community involvement graduation requirement to permit school boards to develop their own processes for collecting, recording and validating hours, including electronic/digital processes and allowing electronic signatures that validate students' hours.
Effective Date:  April 15, 2021

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

Amendments to Regulation 194 (Rules of Civil Procedure) establishing a simplified small estate process
Effective Date:  April 1, 2021

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 regulatory amendments extend the "temporary suspension period" during which temporary legislative provisions under the Business Corporations Act, Corporations Act, Co-operative Corporations Act and Condominium Act, 1998 to enable corporations governed under one of these statutes to call and hold virtual meetings, notwithstanding certain restrictions or requirements, are effective until December 31, 2021.
Effective Date:  April 6, 2021

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 421/12 Barber Fee Exemption under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009

Amendment to O. Reg. 421/12 under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 to extend the membership fee exemption for individuals who held a Barber Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) under previous apprenticeship and skilled trades legislation. The exemption will now expire on January 1, 2022.
Effective Date:  April 8, 2021

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

Amendments to Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of Civil Procedure) to align with recent changes to civil rules and forms and to make other administrative changes
Effective Date:  April 6, 2021

Amend Public Lands Act Ontario Regulation 239/13 to remove the 10-day registry waiting period for existing shore land erosion control structures

Regulatory proposal to amend the Public Land Act Ontario Regulation 239/13 to reduce the waiting period from 10 to zero days between registration and commencement for the maintenance, repair or replacement of existing shore land erosion control structures that meet the rules in regulation and are registered with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Effective Date:  April 15, 2021

Updating Ontario's Water Quantity Management Framework  (source: Environmental Registry)

We are proposing regulatory changes for managing water takings to protect the long-term sustainability of surface water and groundwater and to ensure these important resources are responsibly managed and safeguarded now and for future generations.
Effective Date:  April 1, 2021