The LAT derives its legislative authority from the Licence Appeal Tribunal Act, 1999. The LAT adjudicates and resolves appeals concerning compensation claims and licensing decisions made by a variety of regulators under laws that protect consumers and the public and ensure the integrity of the regulated businesses and occupations. Common appeal types that come before the LAT involve liquor licenses, new home warranty claims, medical suspension of driver’s licences, impoundment of motor vehicles and licensing of various businesses and occupations. In addition, the Automobile Accident Benefits Service (AABS) division of the LAT accepts applications for automobile insurance dispute resolution.
The LAT is currently seeking applications for Tribunals Ontario is seeking part-time Members for the Licence Appeal Tribunal.