Ontario legislature passes H&S amendment bill

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Bill 160, the Occupational Health and Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2011 passed third reading in the Ontario Legislature today.

Bill 160 will now be presented to the Lieutenant Governor for assent in the Queen’s name (Royal Assent). Most of the provisions in the Bill will come into force upon Royal Assent. The other provisions in Bill 160 will come into force at different times.

For more information read the Ministry of Labour press release and Bill 160.