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O. Reg. 5/00: TRANSITIONAL MATTERS - 2000 REGULAR ELECTION

under City of Toronto Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 2

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revoked or spent May 2, 2007

City of Toronto Act, 1997
Loi de 1997 sur la cité de Toronto

ONTARIO REGULATION 5/00

No Amendments

TRANSITIONAL MATTERS — 2000 REGULAR ELECTION

Note: This Regulation became spent on May 2, 2007.

This Regulation is made in English only.

1. (1) This Regulation provides for transitional matters that affect the 2000 regular election. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 1 (1).

(2) This Regulation does not apply to school boards. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 1 (2).

2. In this Regulation,

“key date” means May 31, 2000;

“new office” means an office on the council of the City of Toronto as established by section 1 of Schedule F to the Fewer Municipal Politicians Act, 1999 and regulations made for the purpose of subsection 5 (1) of the Act, as re-enacted by section 1 of Schedule F to the Fewer Municipal Politicians Act, 1999;

“old office”, when used in reference to a new office, means an office on the council of the City of Toronto as it existed before a regulation made for the purpose of subsection 5 (1) of the Act, as re-enacted by section 1 of Schedule F to the Fewer Municipal Politicians Act, 1999, comes into force;

“ward order” means a Minister’s order made for the purpose of subsection 5 (1) of the Act, as re-enacted by section 1 of Schedule F to the Fewer Municipal Politicians Act, 1999. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 2.

3. (1) The clerk shall send to every candidate for an old office a notice,

(a) explaining the effect of the ward order on the regular election in the municipality;

(b) advising of the candidate’s right to file a nomination for a new office; and

(c) explaining the candidate’s options under section 4. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 3 (1).

(2) If section 5 applies, the notice shall also inform the candidate of the fact and explain the options under that section. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 3 (2).

(3) The notice shall be sent by registered mail or delivered personally, within 14 days after the key date. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 3 (3).

4. (1) The rules set out in subsection (2) apply to a candidate for an old office who files a nomination for a new office no later than 28 days after the key date. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 4 (1).

(2) The rules referred to in subsection (1) are:

1. The nomination filing fee paid with respect to the nomination for the old office shall be deemed to have been paid with respect to the nomination for the new office.

2. The campaign for the old office shall be deemed to form part of the campaign for the new office.

3. The election campaign period for the new office shall be deemed to have begun on the day the candidate was nominated for the old office and not as provided in section 68 of the Act. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 4 (2).

(3) The rules set out in subsection (4) apply to a candidate for an old office who does not file a nomination for a new office as described in subsection (1). O. Reg. 5/00, s. 4 (3).

(4) The rules referred to in subsection (3) are:

1. The candidate’s election campaign period ends on the day that is 60 days after the key date, and not as provided in section 68 of the Act.

2. The nomination for the old office shall be deemed to have been withdrawn on the day referred to in paragraph 1. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 4 (4).

(5) Subsections (3) and (4) do not apply to a candidate who, before the day referred to in paragraph 1 of subsection (4), actually withdraws the nomination. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 4 (5).

5. (1) If the electoral boundaries for an old office and for a new office are the same, a candidate for the old office shall be deemed to have been nominated for the new office, unless he or she files a nomination as described in subsection 4 (1). O. Reg. 5/00, s. 5 (1).

(2) The rules set out in subsection 4 (2) apply to a candidate for the old office who is deemed to have been nominated for the new office. O. Reg. 5/00, s. 5 (2).