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Bailiffs Act

R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 53


Consolidation Period: From August 2, 2017 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: 321/17.

Legislative History: 689/91, 513/97, 392/04, 321/17.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Reference to forms

1. In this Regulation, when a form is referred to by number, the reference is to the form with that number that is described in the Table of Forms at the end of this Regulation and is available on the Ontario Central Forms Repository website. O. Reg. 321/17, s. 1.

Form of bond

2. The bond required by section 14 of the Act shall be in one of the following:

1. Form 1, if the bond is a personal bond.

2. Form 2, if the bond is a bond of an insurer licensed under the Insurance Act to write surety and fidelity insurance.

3. Form 3, if the bond is a bond of a guarantor, other than an insurer referred to in paragraph 2. O. Reg. 321/17, s. 2.

Amount of bond

3. (1) Subject to subsection (2), where the bailiff is a corporation or the owner or a partner of the business in which the person acts as bailiff, the amount of the bond shall be $5,000.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 53, s. 3 (1).

(2) Where the bailiff is one to whom subsection (1) does not apply or where the bailiff is also appointed as a small claims court bailiff, the amount of the bond shall be $1,000.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 53, s. 3 (2).

(3) The amount of the bond for a person acting as an assistant bailiff under the Act shall be $1,000.  O. Reg. 392/04, s. 2.

Table of Forms

Form Number

Form Title

Date of Form


Personal Bond

February 2017


Bond by Insurer Licensed to Write Surety and Fidelity Insurance

February 2017


Bond by Guarantor other than Insurer

February 2017

O. Reg. 321/17, s. 3.

Forms 1-3 Revoked: O. Reg. 321/17, s. 4.