O. Reg. 210/20: ORDER UNDER SUBSECTION 7.0.2 (4) OF THE ACT - MANAGEMENT OF LONG-TERM CARE HOMES IN OUTBREAKSkip to content
Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act
ORDER UNDER SUBSECTION 7.0.2 (4) OF THE ACT - MANAGEMENT OF LONG-TERM CARE HOMES IN OUTBREAK
Historical version for the period May 12, 2020 to July 14, 2020.
Note: This Order is revoked on July 22, 2020, unless it is extended. (See s. 7.0.8 of the Act and O. Reg. 106/20, Sched. 1)
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 4, 6, and 14 of that subsection, the terms of which are set out in Schedule 1;
And Further, this Order applies generally throughout Ontario.
1. In this Order,
“Director” has the same meaning as in subsection 2 (1) of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007; (“directeur”)
“long-term care home” has the same meaning as in subsection 2 (1) of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007. (“foyer de soins de longue durée”)
Authority to make mandatory management orders, long-term care homes in outbreak
2. (1) The Director is authorized to make an order under subsection 156 (1) of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 with respect to a long-term care home if at least one resident or staff member in the long-term care home has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) in a laboratory test.
(2) Subsection (1) applies despite any requirement or grounds set out in the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 or Ontario Regulation 79/10 (General) made under that Act, and despite any other statute, regulation, order or policy.
(3) An order made pursuant to subsection (1) shall set out the period of time during which the order is in effect but the period shall not extend past the day this Order is revoked.
(4) An order made pursuant to subsection (1) may set out the name of the person who is to manage the long-term care home.