Property and Civil Rights Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.29Skip to content
|December 31, 1990 – (e-Laws currency date)
Property and Civil Rights Act
R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER P.29
Consolidation Period: From December 31, 1990 to the e-Laws currency date.
Rule of decision
1. In all matters of controversy relative to property and civil rights, resort shall be had to the laws of England as they stood on the 15th day of October, 1792, as the rule for the decision of the same, and all matters relative to testimony and legal proof in the investigation of fact and the forms thereof in the courts of Ontario shall be regulated by the rules of evidence established in England, as they existed on that day, except so far as such laws and rules have been since repealed, altered, varied, modified or affected by any Act of the Imperial Parliament, still having the force of law in Ontario, or by any Act of the late Province of Upper Canada, or of the Province of Canada, or of the Province of Ontario, still having the force of law in Ontario. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.29, s. 1.