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ontario regulation 203/07

made under the

change of name act

Made: May 2, 2007
Filed: May 17, 2007
Published on e-Laws: May 18, 2007
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: June 2, 2007

Amending Reg. 68 of R.R.O. 1990


1. Regulation 68 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is amended by adding the following section:

Exception for Publishing Notice of Change of Name

6. If a person applies under subsection 4 (1) or 5 (1) of the Act for a change of name, the Registrar General shall not publish a notice of the change of name in The Ontario Gazette under clause 8 (1) (a) of the Act if the applicant provides a letter signed by the applicant and addressed to the Registrar General, requesting that notice of the change of name not be so published because the person to whose name the application relates is, at the time of the application, a transgendered individual.

2. This Regulation comes into force on the later of,

(a) the day section 5 of the Ministry of Government Services Consumer Protection and Service Modernization Act, 2006 comes into force; and

(b) the day this Regulation is filed.