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Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act



Historical version for the period February 8, 2021 to March 7, 2021.

Note: This Order is revoked on March 8, 2021, unless it is extended. (See s. 7.0.8 of the Act and O. Reg. 25/21, Sched. 1)

Last amendment: 62/21.

Legislative History: 62/21.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Terms of Order

1. The terms of this Order are set out in Schedule 1.


2. This Order applies with respect to residential premises in a health unit to which Ontario Regulation 11/21 (Stay-at-Home Order) made under the Act applies. O. Reg. 62/21, s. 1.


3. In this Order,

“health unit” means a health unit as defined in the Health Protection and Promotion Act. O. Reg. 62/21, s. 1.


No enforcement of evictions or writs of possession

1. (1) No person shall attend at a residential premises for the purpose of enforcing any of the following:

1. An order evicting a tenant under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006.

2. A writ of possession issued by the Superior Court of Justice removing a person from their place of residence.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if,

(a) in respect of an order described in paragraph 1 of subsection (1), the Landlord and Tenant Board requests that the sheriff expedite the enforcement of the order; or

(b) in respect of a writ of possession described in paragraph 2 of subsection (1), a judge of the Superior Court of Justice orders that the sheriff expedite the enforcement of the writ.