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Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act



Note: This Order was revoked on June 12, 2020. (See: O. Reg. 106/20, Sched. 1, s. 2 (2))

Last amendment: 206/20.

Legislative History: 206/20.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Whereas an emergency was declared pursuant to Order in Council 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. Toronto time pursuant to section 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (the “Act”) and has been extended pursuant to section 7.0.7 of the Act;

And Whereas the criteria set out in subsection 7.0.2 (2) of the Act have been satisfied;

Now Therefore, this Order is made pursuant to subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act, in particular paragraphs 11 and 14 of that subsection, the terms of which are set out in Schedule 1;

And Further, this Order applies generally throughout Ontario;

And Further, this Order shall be in effect for the duration of the declared emergency, subject to section 7.0.8 of the Act.

Schedule 1

No fee for child care

1. No person shall charge a fee for the provision of child care within the meaning of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 unless,

i. Ontario Regulation 82/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) — Closure of Places of Non-Essential Businesses) made under the Act provides that the person may provide child care, and,

ii. the person is providing child care.

No penalty

2. A child care provider, within the meaning of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, whose premises are closed during the declared emergency, shall not, upon reopening, penalize any person who did not pay fees to the provider while they are closed.

No penalty, withdrawal

3. A child care provider, within the meaning of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, who is authorized to provide child care during the declared emergency and whose premises are open during the declared emergency shall not penalize any person who withdraws their child from the provider’s care while they are open during the emergency period.

O. Reg. 139/20, Sched. 1; O. Reg. 206/20, s. 1.