O. Reg. 208/15: TRAINING AND TESTING

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r15208
Published: 2015-07-16

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ontario regulation 208/15

made under the

Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005

Made: July 7, 2015
Filed: July 16, 2015
Published on e-Laws: July 16, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: August 1, 2015


Amending O. Reg. 26/10

(TRAINING AND TESTING)

1. (1) Subclause 2 (1) (a) (i) of Ontario Regulation 26/10 is revoked and the following substituted:

(i) complies with the Training Syllabus for Security Guards published by the Ministry and dated January 20, 2015, and

(2) Subsection 2 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “and” at the end of subclause (a) (ii) and by adding the following clause:

(a.1) before taking the licensing test referred to in clause (b), has provided the person or entity administering the test with a valid St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid Certificate or its equivalent; and

(3) Subclause 2 (2) (a) (i) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(i) complies with the Training Syllabus for Private Investigators published by the Ministry and dated January 20, 2015, and

(4) Subsection 2 (4) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(4) The Training Syllabus for Security Guards and the Training Syllabus for Private Investigators referred to in subclauses (1) (a) (i) and (2) (a) (i) are available from the Ministry and on a government website.

2. Subsection 3 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “unless the program conforms to the appropriate Training Curriculum” and substituting “unless the program complies with the appropriate Training Syllabus”.

3. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:

Condition on licence of business entities

3.1 (1) It is a condition of every licence held by a business entity that, if the business entity provides a training program required by clause 2 (1) (a) or (2) (a), the business entity shall provide a training certificate to every individual who successfully completes the training program.

(2) The training certificate shall contain the following information:

1. The business entity’s name.

2. The phrase “Security Guard” or “Private Investigator” to indicate the type of training program completed.

3. The individual’s name.

4. The date when the individual successfully completed the training program.

5. A signature from an authorized representative of the business entity.

4. Sections 4, 5 and 6 of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

Training and testing for licence renewals and new applications

4. A licensee or an individual who was issued a licence to act as a security guard or private investigator may renew the licence or be issued a new licence without having to meet the requirements of subsection 2 (1) or (2), as appropriate.

Transition re licence renewals and new applications

5. (1) Section 4 does not apply to an individual who held a licence on or before April 14, 2010 and who has not renewed the licence or been issued a new licence since that day.

(2) Section 4 does not apply to an individual who renewed his or her licence in accordance with subsection (3) of this section as it read on September 30, 2015, but who did not renew the licence a second time in accordance with subsection (4) of this section as it read on September 30, 2015, until that individual meets the requirements of subsection 2 (1) or (2), as appropriate, and is issued a new licence.

Transition re training programs

6. (1) An individual is deemed to have met the requirements of clause 2 (1) (a) if, on or before September 30, 2015,

(a) the individual successfully completed a training program required by clause 2 (1) (a) as that clause read on that day; or

(b) the individual was enrolled in a training program required by clause 2 (1) (a), as that clause read on that day, and subsequently successfully completed the training program.

(2) An individual is deemed to have met the requirements of clause 2 (2) (a) if, on or before September 30, 2015,

(a) the individual successfully completed a training program required by clause 2 (2) (a) as that clause read on that day; or

(b) the individual was enrolled in a training program required by clause 2 (2) (a), as that clause read on that day, and subsequently successfully completed the training program.

Commencement

5. This Regulation comes into force on the later of October 1, 2015 and the day it is filed.

Made by:
Pris par :

Le ministre de la Sécurité communautaire et des Services correctionnels,

Yasir Naqvi

Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Date made: July 7, 2015.
Pris le : 7 juillet 2015.

 

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