Proposed regulations to support proclamation of schedules, 6, 7 and 8 of the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 and the proclamation of the Not-For-Profit Corporations Act, 2010
Business Corporations Act Amending Reg. 62 of R.R.O. 1990 (GENERAL)
Business Corporations Act Names and Filing Requirements
Business Names Act (GENERAL)
Business Names Act Revoking O. Reg. 18/07
Corporations Act Amending Reg. 181 of R.R.O. 1990 (GENERAL)
Corporations Act Filings
Corporations Information Act (GENERAL)
Extra-Provincial Corporations Act (GENERAL)
Limited Partnerships Act Form For Power of Attorney
Limited Partnerships Act (GENERAL)
Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 Names and Filings
Regulation - Other
Bill or Act:
Business Law Statutes
Summary of Decision:
O. Reg. 393/21, O. Reg. 394/21, O. Reg. 398/21, O. Reg. 399/21, O. Reg. 400/21, O. Reg. 401/21, O. Reg. 402/21 were made April 15, 2021, filed and published on e-laws on June 3, 2021, and printed in the Gazette June 19, 2021.
O. Reg. 406/21 was made April 12, 2021, filed on June 3, 2021, published on e-laws on June 4, 2021, and printed in the Gazette June 19, 2021.
O. Reg. 397/21, O. Reg. 403/21 and O. Reg. 404/21 were made May 6, 2021, filed and published on e-laws on June 3, 2021, and printed in the Gazette June 19, 2021.
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
There are no new administrative costs anticipated.
June 5, 2020
Summary of Proposal:
There are 11 regulations as part of consultation package under the following Acts:
Business Corporations Act
Business Names Act
Corporations Information Act
Extra-provincial Corporations Act
Limited Partnerships Act
Not-For-Profit Corporations Act, 2010
Generally, the proposed regulations will provide the following:
rules governing names, including prohibited, restricted and permitted words or expressions, and punctuation and other marks, as well as rules respecting the form and language of a name;
rules respecting the content, form, and filing (both paper and electronic) of articles, applications, and other documents;
a listing of supporting documents required to accompany articles and applications filed under the Acts;
removing references to requirements for manual signatures, and making consequential amendments, including revoking regulations where appropriate to align with legislative authorities; and
other technical amendments to accommodate electronic filing.
The ministry has also posted a related proposal, ''Proposed regulations to support proclamation of the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010."
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Company and Personal Property Policy and Regulatory Services Unit
393 University Avenue, Suite 200
Toronto, ON M5G 2M2
Attn: Andrew Bonisteel
October 19, 2021