This legislation is being amended. According to the Government of Ontario, the amendments

  • Allow “[a]n assessor appointed by the impose an administrative penalty on a person if the assessor is satisfied that the person has contravened...the Act or the regulations, a restriction, limitation or condition of a prescribed authorization or a prescribed Minister’s order or a prescribed director’s order”.
  • Allow “[t]he Lieutenant Governor in Council [to] make regulations governing standards of availability for elevating devices...including standards...and time requirements for their repair, governing the reporting of outages...and requiring a director to establish...accessible databases of information”.

These amendments come into force on May 7, 2018 and a date yet to be announced. More information is available here and here. At the time of publication of this alert, the online version of the legislation had not been updated.

Published : 15 May, 2018