An Act to amend the
Day Nurseries Act
to allow up to seven children
to be cared for in rural areas
a licence under the Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:
1. Section 11 of the Day Nurseries Act is amended by adding the following subsection:
(8) Every day nursery and private-home day care agency that receives or provides care for no more than seven children is exempt from the licence requirements of this section if it is located in a rural area or in a town or village with a population of fewer than 3,500.
2. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.
3. The short title of this Act is the Day Nurseries Amendment Act, 2000.
The purpose of the Bill is to exempt day nurseries and private-home day care agencies that receive or provide care for no more than seven children from the licence requirements of the Act if the nurseries or agencies are located in a rural area or in a town or village with a population of fewer than 3,500.