[37] Bill 167 Original (PDF)

Bill 167

Bill 1672000

An Act to provide

for an Oath of Allegiance

for the Members of the

Legislative Assembly

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:


1. A Member of the Legislative Assembly shall not sit in the Assembly unless the Member has taken the following oath:

I, (full name of Member), pledge my loyalty and allegiance to Canada and to Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Canada, and pledge that I will perform the duties of Member honestly and justly in conformity with the Constitution of Canada.


2. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

Short title

3. The short title of this Act is the Members' Oath of Allegiance Act, 2000.



The Bill requires Members of the Legislative Assembly to take an oath of allegiance to Canada and to the Queen before taking their seat in the Assembly.