O. Reg. 425/00: PROVINCIAL INTERESTSkip to content
Municipal Elections Act, 1996
Loi de 1996 sur les élections municipales
ONTARIO REGULATION 425/00
Historical version for the period December 4, 2003 to September 11, 2012.
Last amendment: O. Reg. 410/03.
This Regulation is made in English only.
1. (1) For the purpose of subsection 8.1 (2) of the Act, the following are matters of provincial interest with respect to which the municipality cannot ask a question:
1. Any matter for which the municipality does not have the authority to implement all aspects of the results of the question.
2. Any matter for which the municipality requires an action by the Province of Ontario in order to implement the results of the question.
3. Without limiting paragraphs 1 and 2, casinos and charity casinos as defined in the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporations Act, 1999.
4. Without limiting paragraphs 1 and 2, municipal restructuring, including the consideration, investigation, discussion and negotiation of municipal restructuring. O. Reg. 425/00, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 561/00, s. 1 (1).
(2) Despite subsection (1), a municipality may ask a question with respect to casinos and charity casinos as defined in the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporations Act, 1999 if the municipality,
(a) is eligible to ask a question with respect to casinos or charity casinos under the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999 and the regulations under that Act; and
(b) asks the question with respect to casinos or charity casinos in accordance with that Act and the regulations under that Act. O. Reg. 425/00, s. 1 (2).
(3)-(5) Revoked: O. Reg. 410/03, s. 1.
(6) For the purposes of this section,
“municipal restructuring” means,
(a) annexing part of a municipality to another municipality,
(b) annexing a geographic area that does not form part of a municipality to a municipality,
(c) amalgamating a municipality with another municipality,
(d) separating a local municipality from an upper-tier municipality for municipal purposes,
(e) joining a local municipality to an upper-tier municipality for municipal purposes,
(f) dissolving all or part of a municipality,
(g) incorporating the inhabitants of a geographic area as a municipality whether or not the area or any part of the area forms part of a municipality before the incorporation. O. Reg. 561/00, s. 1 (2).