New Legislation to Help Municipalities Collect Defaulted POA Fines

Last week the government introduced Bill 218, the Burden Reduction Act, which is designed to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses in Ontario. The bill also contains a provision (section 70.1) that would amend the Provincial Offences Act (POA) to  require defendants who have a POA fine in default, to also pay some of the collection costs incurred by their municipality.

For more:

Bill 218, Burden Reduction Act 

Backgrounder: Burden Reduction Act


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