Legislation and Regulations

These sources contain information about how the Tribunal works, its provincially mandated powers, and its goals. Each of the below is frequently referred to during Tribunal proceedings.

The Law Society Act, or “the Act”, is legislation passed by the Ontario Legislature, and details the Law Society’s regulation of the legal professions. Part II of the Act is especially relevant, in that it includes rules about how the Tribunal functions.

Ontario Regulation 167/07, or “O.Reg. 167/07” contains rules about how Tribunal panels are composed.

Also passed by the Ontario Legislature, the Statutory Powers Procedure Act comprises procedural rules that apply to most tribunals in Ontario.