June 2016
New Legislation to Help Municipalities Collect Defaulted POA Fines

2016-06-09 6:33:58 PM

Last week the government introduced Bill 218, the Burden Reduction Act, which is designed to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses in Ontario. The bill also contains a provision (section 70.1) that would amend the Provincial Offences Act (POA) to  require defendants who have a POA fine in default, to also pay some of the collection costs incurred by their municipality. For more: Bill 218, Burden Reduction Act  Backgrounder: Burden Reduction Act


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