On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, by and with the advice and concurrence of the Executive Council of Ontario, orders that:

  1. For the purposes of section 802.1 of the Criminal Code (Canada), the regulation of persons authorized to practice law or provide legal services by the Law Society of Ontario under the Law Society Act, including its determination of who may appear or examine or cross examine witnesses as an agent on summary conviction offences, is an approved program.
  2. This Order comes into force on the day section 317.1 of the An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 2019, c.25 comes into force.
Ministry of the Attorney General

Approved and Ordered: August 15, 2019