O. Reg. 40/00: GENERAL
filed February 4, 2000 under District Social Services Administration Boards Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. D.15Skip to content
ONTARIO REGULATION 40/00
made under the
DISTRICT SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION BOARDS ACT
Made: February 2, 2000
Filed: February 4, 2000
Amending O. Reg. 278/98
1. (1) Clause 3.1 (2) (c) of Ontario Regulation 278/98 is amended by striking out “spouse” and substituting “spouse or same–sex partner”.
(2) Section 3.1 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:
(4) In this section,
“same–sex partner” means either of two persons of the same sex who live together in a conjugal relationship outside marriage;
(a) a spouse as defined in section 1 of the Family Law Act, or
(b) either of two persons of the opposite sex who live together in a conjugal relationship outside marriage.
2. This Regulation comes into force on the day section 47 of the Amendments Because of the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in M. v. H. Act, 1999 comes into force.