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filed September 3, 2020 under Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996, S.O. 1996, c. 12

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ontario regulation 493/20

made under the

Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996

Made: June 4, 2020
Approved: August 20, 2020
Filed: September 3, 2020
Published on e-Laws: September 4, 2020
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: September 19, 2020

Alternative Eligibility Requirements for Therapy or Counselling

Alternative eligibility requirements

1. The following are prescribed for the purposes of clause 58.1 (3) (b) of the Act as alternative eligibility requirements for receiving funding under the program established under subsection 58.1 (1) of the Act:

1.  A person is eligible for funding if it is alleged in a complaint or a report against a member received by the College that the student was the subject of sexual abuse or of a prohibited act involving child pornography and, in the opinion of the College, the student was not, at the time of the alleged sexual abuse or prohibited act involving child pornography, a student the member supervised or was responsible for in the course of the member’s practice, but the member’s practice facilitated the relationship between the student and the member, or the member’s access to the student.

Withdrawal of allegation

2. For the purposes of subsection 58.1 (6) of the Act, a person’s eligibility to receive funding ceases upon the withdrawal by the student, or in the case of a minor, the student’s parent or guardian, of the allegation of sexual abuse or prohibited act involving child pornography.


3. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

Made by:
Pris par :

Council of the Ontario College of Teachers:
Le Conseil de l’Ordre des enseignantes et des enseignants de l’Ontario :

Nicole van Woudenberg

Chair of Council / Présidente du conseil

Chantal Bélisle

Deputy Registrar / Registraire adjointe




Date made: June 4, 2020
Pris le : 4 juin 2020