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EXPLANATORY NOTE

The Bill amends the Time Act to make the time now called daylight saving time the standard time year-round.  Consequential amendments are made to the Election Act, the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and the Mining Act.

Bill 214 2020

An Act to amend the Time Act and various other Acts

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

1 (1)  Subsection 2 (1) of the Time Act is amended by striking out “five” and substituting “four”.

(2)  Subsection 2 (2) of the Act is amended by striking out “six” and substituting “five”.

(3)  Subsections 2 (3), (4) and (5) of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

Time in effect

(3)  The time in effect shall be standard time during the entire year.

Election Act

2 Section 2 of the Election Act is amended by striking out “that is, either standard time or daylight saving time, as the case may be” at the end.

Labour Relations Act, 1995

3 Subsection 122.1 (3) of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 is amended by striking out “eastern standard or daylight saving time” and substituting “eastern standard time”.

Mining Act

4 (1)  Subsection 70 (5) of the Mining Act is amended by striking out “or eastern daylight saving time, as the case may be”.

(2)  Subsection 72 (1.2) of the Act is amended by striking out “or eastern daylight saving time, as the case may be”.

(3)  Subsection 76 (4.1) of the Act is amended by striking out “or eastern daylight time, as the case may be” wherever it appears.

(4)  Subsection 197 (7) of the Act is amended by striking out “or eastern daylight time, as the case may be”.

Commencement

5 This Act comes into force on a day to be named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor.

Short title

6 The short title of this Act is the Time Amendment Act, 2020.