Order Regarding Limitation Periods and Procedural Time Periods

Dear Presidents and Library Staff,

Please see below the email FOLA received this evening from MAG with respect to suspending limitation periods and procedural time periods.  The Order referred to in the email is attached.

We would appreciate if you would forward this on to your members.

Mike Winward

FOLA Chair

From: JUS-G-MAG-Policy-Correspondence (MAG) <MAG.PolicyDivision@ontario.ca>
Sent: Friday, March 20, 2020 7:49 PM

We wanted to let you know that the Lieutenant Governor in Council made an order under s. 7.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act suspending limitation periods and procedural time periods. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020.  Please find a copy of the order attached here.

The Order in Council will also be posted on this website: https://www.ontario.ca/search/orders-in-council  and on e-Laws, as a regulation under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act at: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/90e09?search=emergency+management.

We would appreciate you disseminating news of the order to your members.

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