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Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005

ONTARIO REGULATION 366/07

EQUIPMENT

Consolidation Period: From July 30, 2009 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 283/09.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Firearms

1. An individual licensee may use a firearm in the provision of private investigator or security guard services only if he or she is authorized to carry the firearm under section 20 of the Firearms Act (Canada). O. Reg. 283/09, s. 1.

Batons

2. (1) An individual licensee may use a baton in the provision of private investigator or security guard services only if the following conditions are met:

1. The baton is issued to the individual licensee by the licensed or registered business entity that employs the individual licensee.

2. The individual licensee may use the baton for defensive purposes only. O. Reg. 366/07, s. 2 (1).

(2) A licensed business entity shall carry insurance to cover the risks associated with its employees carrying batons. O. Reg. 366/07, s. 2 (2).

Handcuffs

3. An individual licensee may use handcuffs in the provision of private investigator or security guard services only if the handcuffs are issued to the individual licensee by the licensed or registered business entity that employs the individual licensee. O. Reg. 366/07, s. 3.

Restraints

4. An individual licensee may not use cable ties or strip ties as restraints in the provision of private investigator or security guard services. O. Reg. 366/07, s. 4.

Oversight by employers

5. A licensed business entity shall ensure that the individual licensees employed by it comply with this Regulation. O. Reg. 366/07, s. 5.

6. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 366/07, s. 6.

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