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Official Notices Publication Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.3

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Official Notices Publication Act

R.S.O. 1990, Chapter O.3

Historical version for the period January 1, 2003 to December 7, 2020.

Last amendment: 2000, c. 26, Sched. J, s. 3.

Legislative History: 1999, c. 12, Sched. K, s. 1; 2000, c. 26, Sched. J, s. 3.

The Ontario Gazette authorized

1 The official notices publication of Ontario authorized by chapter 6 of the Statutes of Ontario, 1868, known in English as The Ontario Gazette and in French as Gazette de l’Ontario, shall be published by the Queen’s Printer at the times and in the form and style now established or at such times or in such form and style as the Lieutenant Governor in Council may order.  R.S.O. 1990, c. O.3, s. 1.

Notices, etc., to be published

2 (1) Unless another mode of publication is authorized by law, there shall be published in The Ontario Gazette,

(a) all proclamations issued by the Lieutenant Governor;

(b) all notices, orders, regulations and other documents relating to matters within the authority of the Legislature that require publication; and

(c) all advertisements, notices and publications that are required to be given by the Crown or by any ministry of the Government of Ontario, or by any public authority, or by any officer or person.  R.S.O. 1990, c. O.3, s. 2.


(2) The Queen’s Printer may publish in The Ontario Gazette such other notices and information as the Queen’s Printer considers advisable.  1999, c. 12, Sched. K, s. 1.

Section Amendments with date in force (d/m/y)

1999, c. 12, Sched. K, s. 1 - 22/12/1999

Notices published under Acts of Upper Canada or Canada

3 If in any Act of the late Province of Upper Canada or of the late Province of Canada in force in Ontario and being within the authority of the Legislature any notice is directed to be given in the Upper Canada Gazette or in the Canada Gazette, the same shall be given in The Ontario Gazette.  R.S.O. 1990, c. O.3, s. 3.

Publication rates, etc.

4 (1) The Queen’s Printer for Ontario may establish a schedule of rates for publishing information in The Ontario Gazette and for purchasing subscriptions to it and copies of it.  2000, c. 26, Sched. J, s. 3.


(2) The schedule of rates may specify when the applicable amounts are payable and how they are to be paid.  2000, c. 26, Sched. J, s. 3.


(3) The Queen’s Printer for Ontario shall publish the schedule of rates in The Ontario Gazette.  2000, c. 26, Sched. J, s. 3.

Section Amendments with date in force (d/m/y)

2000, c. 26, Sched. J, s. 3 - 01/01/2003