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FOLA Submission on Amendments to the Juries Act Download File

In March, 2019, FOLA presented our formal submission to the Ministry on their proposed amendments to the Juries Act.   In part, FOLA recommended that…

May 15, 2023 Submission

FOLA’s Submission Regarding Remote Notarization Proposals

On August 1, 2020, MAG passed a new regulation under the Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act to set out the framework for commissioners who wish…

May 14, 2023 Submission

FOLA’s Submission on Provincial Offences Amendments Download File

Summonses O. Reg. 475/21 was filed on June 16, 2021 to permit provincial offences officers to serve Part III summonses on individuals within the province…

May 14, 2023 Submission

FOLA Submission on the Modernized Ontario Act, 2020

In summary, the legislative amendments made to the above two acts now make it possible for the: commissioning of a document to be remote and…

May 14, 2023 Submission

FOLA’s Submission on the LSO’s Family Legal Services Provider License Proposal

In advance of the February 2022 Convocation, FOLA, The Advocates’ Society, the Toronto Lawyers Association, and Family Lawyers Association have issued a Joint Communiqué on the…

May 14, 2023 Submission

FOLA’s Submission on Mandatory Minimum Compensation for Licensing Candidates

In April 2022, Convocation confirmed a policy of mandatory minimum compensation for articling and other experiential training positions. The decision follows a debate and input…

May 14, 2023 Submission

FOLA Submission to the LSO’s Competence Task Force

NEW COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK In May 2022, Convocation considered the Competency Task Force’s report and approved a new Competency Framework which includes:  Read FOLA’s Statement regarding the LSO’s…

May 14, 2023 Submission

FOLA Submissions on the LSO’s Mandatory Succession Planning Consultation

The Professional Regulation Committee’s consultation report: Mandatory Succession Planning was included as an information item at the June 2022 Convocation. The Consultation period ended on November 30th.…

May 14, 2023 Submission