Ontario Regulation 625/21
made under the
Highway Traffic Act
Made: August 20, 2021 Filed: August 31, 2021 Published on e-Laws: September 1, 2021 Printed in The Ontario Gazette: September 18, 2021
Amending O. Reg. 473/07
(LICENCES FOR DRIVING INSTRUCTORS AND DRIVING SCHOOLS)
1. (1) Section 4 of Ontario Regulation 473/07 is amended by adding the following subsection:
(3) Despite paragraphs 3 and 4 of subsection (1), if an application for a driving instructor licence was initiated between March 1, 2019 and December 30, 2021, the time for satisfying the requirements set out in those paragraphs is extended to December 31, 2022.
(2) Subsection 4 (3) of the Regulation, as made by subsection (1), is revoked.
2. (1) The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:
Exception re term
7.1 (1) Despite subsections 6 (1) and 7 (1), the term of validity of a driving instructor licence referred to in subsection 6 (1) or 7 (1), as applicable, that expired on March 31, 2020 and that was extended under Ontario Regulation 49/20, is further extended until February 28, 2022.
(2) Despite subsections 6 (1) and 7 (1), the term of validity of a driving instructor licence referred to in subsection 6 (1) or 7 (1), as applicable, that expired on March 31, 2021 and that was extended under Ontario Regulation 49/20 (Extending Time Periods in Ontario Regulation 473/07) made under the Act, is further extended until February 28, 2022.
(3) A driving instructor licence with a term of validity that is extended under subsection (1) may be renewed before March 1, 2022.
(4) Subsections (1), (2) and (3) do not apply to renew or continue the term of validity of a driving instructor licence that has been revoked.
(2) Section 7.1 of the Regulation, as made by subsection (1), is revoked.
3. (1) Section 26 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:
(3) Despite subsection (2), if a student enrolled in a driver education course between March 1, 2019 and December 30, 2021, the time for completing the course is extended to December 31, 2022.
(2) Subsection 26 (3) of the Regulation, as made by subsection (1), is revoked.
Commencement
4. (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), this Regulation comes into force on the later of September 1, 2021 and the day it is filed.
(2) Subsection 2 (2) comes into force on March 1, 2022.
(3) Subsections 1 (2) and 3 (2) come into force on January 1, 2023.
Made by:
Caroline Mulroney
Minister of Transportation
Date made: August 20, 2021