Ontario Regulation 156/21
made under the
Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act
Made: March 3, 2021 Filed: March 3, 2021 Published on e-Laws: March 4, 2021 Printed in The Ontario Gazette: March 20, 2021
Amending Reg. 683 of R.R.O. 1990
1. Section 0.1 of Regulation 683 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is revoked and the following substituted:
0.1 In this Regulation,
“COVID-19 point-of-care testing” means testing that employs a COVID-19 medical device authorized by the Minister of Health (Canada) for point-of-care use.
2. Clause 5 (1) (f) of the Regulation is amended by,
(a)  striking out “or” at the end of subclause (i); and
(b)  revoking subclause (ii).
3. Section 10 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:
10. A person who collects specimens for COVID-19 point-of-care testing is exempt from sections 5 to 16 of the Act and from the provisions of this Regulation.
O. Reg. 23/21
4. Subsections 3 (2) and 4 (2) of Ontario Regulation 23/21 are revoked.
5. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.