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Ontario Municipal Act & Commentary, 2019 Edition

This guide incorporates the full text of the Municipal Act, 2001, and all the new and amended relevant regulations, along with handy tables of concordance.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433499558

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The "Turned-To" Legal Guide on Ontario Municipal Act
For more than a decade, the Ontario MunicIpal Act & Commentary has continued to be a guide that municipalities and municipal law professionals regularly consult for navigating the municipal law regime in Ontario and keeping abreast of the latest developments. This guide incorporates the full text of the Municipal Act, 2001, and all the new and amended relevant regulations, along with handy tables of concordance.

The indispensable commentary, written by leading municipal lawyers John Mascarin and Christopher Williams, provides a detailed analysis of the Municipal Act, 2001 and its organization, structure and application and how it relates to the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as well as an update on recent case law and all new and amended regulations.

New in This Edition

  • Commentary on recent significant court decisions such as:
    • Bracken v. Fort Erie (Town ([2017] O.J. No. 4655, overturning the application judge’s decision that municipalities could prohibit residents from attending municipal meetings on the basis of employee safety
    • Hamilton (City) v. Ontario Ombudsman, 2018 ONCA 502, upheld a decision of the Ontario Divisional Court that the city’s election compliance audit committee and the property standards committee did not constitute local boards for the purposes of a closed meeting investigation under ss. 239.1 and 239.
    • King (Township) v. 2424155 Ontario Inc., 2018 ONSC 1415, confirmed that a municipality does not need to satisfy the tripartite test for an order restraining the contravention of a municipal by-law under s. 44
  • Amendments to the Municipal Act, 2001 up to S.O. 2018, c. 3, Sch. 5, s. 35
  • New regulations:
    • O. Reg. 55/18, Codes of Conduct - Prescribed Subject Matters, in force Feb 28, 2018
    • O. Reg. 42/18, Dissolution of and prescribed changes to Investment Board or Joint Investment Board, in force March 1, 2018

A Vital Tool For

  • Ontario municipal law practitioners
  • Municipalities and their legal departments
  • Ontario Municipal Administrators' Association (OMAA) members

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Table of contents

List of Municipal Act Regulations Included in This Edition
Detailed Table of Contents
Legislative Currency
Table of Concordance (Municipal Act, 2001 to Municipal Act, Other Statutes and City of Toronto Act, 2006)
Commentary
Municipal Act, 2001
Municipal Act, 2001 Regulations
Related Materials
         Declaration of Office
         Memorandum of Understanding Between the Province of Ontario and AMO
Table of Regulations Continued Under the Municipal Act, 2001